Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Liberum Capital restated a sell rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.34) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. BNP Paribas upgraded shares of Pearson plc to an outperform rating and set a GBX 700 ($9.21) price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Deutsche Bank AG downgraded shares of Pearson plc to a sell rating and decreased their price objective for the company from GBX 600 ($7.89) to GBX 470 ($6.18) in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a sell rating and set a GBX 495 ($6.51) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 690 ($9.08) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 673.71 ($8.86).
Shares of Pearson plc (LON PSON) traded up GBX 3.50 ($0.05) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 697 ($9.17). 3,697,974 shares of the stock traded hands.
In other Pearson plc news, insider Tim Score bought 2,610 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 604 ($7.94) per share, for a total transaction of £15,764.40 ($20,734.45).
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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