Pearson plc (LON: PSON) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 8/10/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.
  • 8/8/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from GBX 730 ($9.51) to GBX 690 ($8.99). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/7/2017 – Pearson plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 600 ($7.81) price target on the stock.
  • 8/7/2017 – Pearson plc had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 655 ($8.53) price target on the stock.
  • 8/4/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 490 ($6.38) price target on the stock.
  • 8/2/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 330 ($4.30) price target on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 360 ($4.69) price target on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – Pearson plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a GBX 975 ($12.70) price target on the stock.
  • 7/17/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 605 ($7.88) to GBX 490 ($6.38). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 7/13/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a GBX 495 ($6.45) price target on the stock.
  • 7/12/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from GBX 785 ($10.22) to GBX 730 ($9.51). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 7/12/2017 – Pearson plc had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BNP Paribas. They now have a GBX 600 ($7.81) price target on the stock.
  • 7/12/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 540 ($7.03) to GBX 511 ($6.65). They now have an “underperform” rating on the stock.
  • 7/12/2017 – Pearson plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 600 ($7.81) price target on the stock.
  • 7/11/2017 – Pearson plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 7/11/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 490 ($6.38) price target on the stock.
  • 7/11/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 360 ($4.69) price target on the stock.
  • 7/11/2017 – Pearson plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Investec.
  • 7/7/2017 – Pearson plc had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 705 ($9.18) price target on the stock.
  • 6/29/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 360 ($4.69) price target on the stock.
  • 6/19/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from GBX 519 ($6.76) to GBX 495 ($6.45). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.

Pearson plc (PSON) opened at 614.00 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 5.00 billion. Pearson plc has a 52-week low of GBX 552.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 899.50. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 663.39 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 666.54.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 17th will be issued a GBX 5 ($0.07) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th.

In other news, insider Lincoln Wallen bought 581 shares of Pearson plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 697 ($9.08) per share, with a total value of £4,049.57 ($5,273.56).

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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