Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) Rating Reaffirmed
Recently, In an analyst research report distributed on Wednesday, 2 December, Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) shares have had their “Sell” Rating has reaffirmed by stock analysts at Liberum Capital, who currently has a GBX 640.00 target on firm. This target by Liberum Capital means the possibile downside of -22.64% from the stock close price.
From a total of 21 analysts covering Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) stock, 9 rate it a ”Buy”, 5 a “Sell”, and 10 a ”Hold”. This means that 38% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 1500 while the lowest target price is GBX 640. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 1070.29 with a 29.59% above today’s (GBX 827.5) stock price. Pearson PLC was the topic of 77 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Natixis maintained shares on November 25 with “Buy” rating. Liberum Capital maintained shares with “Sell” rating and GBX 640 target share price in a report from a November 16. Berenberg maintained PSON stock in a recent report from November 24 with “Sell” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the rating on November 12. Barclays Capital has a “Equal Weight” rating and a GBX 990 price target on shares. Finally, BNP Paribas maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in a report issued on a November 17.
Approximately 151,924 shares of stock traded hands. Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has declined 36.85% since May 5, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.65% the S&P500.
Pearson plc is an international education and media company. The company has a market cap of 6.78 billion GBP. The Firm has activities in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. It has 35.47 P/E ratio. The Firm creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its clients under brand names, to inform, educate and entertain.