Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) Rating Reaffirmed
They currently have a GBX 685.00 price target on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON). The target price by Jefferies International would suggest a potential downside of -7.43% from the company’s last close price. This has been unveiled in an analyst note on Friday, 11 December.
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 40.71% above today’s (GBX 740.47) stock price. Pearson PLC was the topic of 84 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Liberum Capital maintained shares on December 9 with “Sell” rating. Nomura maintained shares with “Neutral” rating and GBX 950 target share price in a report from a December 3. Kepler Cheuvreux maintained PSON stock in a recent report from December 8 with “Buy” rating. Berenberg maintained the rating on November 24. Berenberg has a “Sell” rating and a GBX 730 price target on shares. Finally, AlphaValue maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in a report issued on a December 3.
The stock increased 0.47% or GBX 3.47 on December 10, striking GBX 740.47. Approximately shares of stock traded hands. Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has declined 44.29% since May 14, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.36% the S&P500.
Pearson plc is an international education and media company. The company has a market cap of 6.10 billion GBP. The Firm has activities in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. It has 31.74 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.