Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) Rating Reaffirmed
In a note shared with investors on 9 December, The “Sell” rating of Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) shares was has reaffirmed by Analysts at Liberum Capital, who now has a GBX 640.00 target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target means a possible downside of -14.18% from the close price of the company.
From a total of 20 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 1034.85 with a 39.95% above today’s (GBX 744.5) stock price. Pearson PLC was the topic of 83 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Deutsche Bank maintained shares on December 9 with “Sell” rating. Liberum Capital maintained shares with “Sell” rating and GBX 640 target share price in a report from a December 2. Natixis maintained PSON stock in a recent report from December 4 with “Buy” rating. Berenberg maintained the rating on November 24. Berenberg has a “Sell” rating and a GBX 730 price target on shares. Finally, Nomura maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in a report issued on a December 3.
Approximately 1.79 million shares of stock traded hands. Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has declined 41.28% since May 12, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.48% the S&P500.
Pearson plc is an international education and media company. The company has a market cap of 6.23 billion GBP. The Firm has activities in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. It has 31.91 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.