Pearson plc’s (PSON) Sell Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
Liberum Capital restated their sell rating on shares of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) in a research note published on Thursday morning. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 330 ($4.26) price target on the stock.
A number of other equities analysts have also commented on PSON. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 690 ($8.91) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Thursday. Barclays PLC reissued an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 655 ($8.46) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 600 ($7.75) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Berenberg Bank reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 490 ($6.33) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 490 ($6.33) target price on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 680.33 ($8.79).
Pearson plc (LON:PSON) opened at 568.50 on Thursday. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 617.93 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 659.79. The stock’s market cap is GBX 4.63 billion. Pearson plc has a one year low of GBX 552.00 and a one year high of GBX 838.00.
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The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th were given a GBX 5 ($0.06) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 17th.
In related news, insider Lincoln Wallen purchased 581 shares of Pearson plc stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 697 ($9.00) per share, with a total value of £4,049.57 ($5,229.98).
Pearson plc Company Profile
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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