Pearson plc (PSON) Given Equal weight Rating at Barclays PLC
Pearson plc (LON:PSON)‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Barclays PLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They presently have a GBX 655 ($8.64) price objective on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price target suggests a potential downside of 0.08% from the stock’s current price.
Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on PSON. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.91) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Monday. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 490 ($6.46) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Friday. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.35) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.91) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 975 ($12.86) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 697.61 ($9.20).
Pearson plc (LON PSON) opened at 647.00 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 675.65 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 668.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 5.27 billion. Pearson plc has a 52-week low of GBX 552.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 899.50.
In other Pearson plc news, insider Lincoln Wallen purchased 581 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 30th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 697 ($9.19) per share, with a total value of £4,049.57 ($5,341.74).
About Pearson plc
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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