Pearson plc (LON:PSON)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in a report issued on Tuesday.
A number of other equities analysts have also commented on PSON. BNP Paribas reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,000 ($13.05) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Macquarie reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,025 ($13.38) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Monday, August 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on shares of Pearson plc from GBX 935 ($12.20) to GBX 940 ($12.27) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, September 2nd. Panmure Gordon reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 870 ($11.36) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 435 ($5.68) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 15th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Pearson plc currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 923.24 ($12.05).
Shares of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) opened at 755.00 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 833.95 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 860.26. The firm’s market cap is GBX 6.15 billion. Pearson plc has a 12 month low of GBX 644.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,227.00.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 18th were issued a dividend of GBX 18 ($0.23) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.04%.
Pearson plc Company Profile
Pearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Core and Growth. The North American business serves educators and students in the United States and Canada from early education through elementary, middle and high schools and into higher education with a range of products and services, such as courseware, assessments and services.
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