Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the ten analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Pearson, PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Pearson, PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. BNP Paribas upgraded shares of Pearson, PLC from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Deutsche Bank AG downgraded shares of Pearson, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Macquarie upgraded shares of Pearson, PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, July 14th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of PSO. US Bancorp DE increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 12,051 shares of the company’s stock worth $109,000 after purchasing an additional 179 shares during the period. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in shares of Pearson, PLC during the 2nd quarter worth about $127,000. Timber Hill LLC increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 31.3% during the 2nd quarter. Timber Hill LLC now owns 16,919 shares of the company’s stock worth $152,000 after purchasing an additional 4,035 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 17,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $154,000 after purchasing an additional 361 shares during the period. Finally, FCA Corp TX increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 33.3% during the 2nd quarter. FCA Corp TX now owns 20,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $179,000 after purchasing an additional 5,000 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 1.52% of the company’s stock.

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Pearson, PLC Company Profile

Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth.

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