FDx Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) by 81.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 31,166 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 14,025 shares during the quarter. FDx Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Pearson, PLC were worth $254,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. US Bancorp DE increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 1.5% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 12,051 shares of the company’s stock worth $109,000 after acquiring an additional 179 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of Pearson, PLC in the second quarter worth about $127,000. Timber Hill LLC increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 31.3% in the second quarter. Timber Hill LLC now owns 16,919 shares of the company’s stock worth $152,000 after acquiring an additional 4,035 shares in the last quarter. Greenleaf Trust increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 2.1% in the second quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 17,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $154,000 after acquiring an additional 361 shares in the last quarter. Finally, FCA Corp TX increased its holdings in shares of Pearson, PLC by 33.3% in the second quarter. FCA Corp TX now owns 20,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $179,000 after acquiring an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. 1.52% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Shares of Pearson, PLC (PSO) opened at $9.23 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 1.62 and a quick ratio of 1.49. Pearson, PLC has a fifty-two week low of $7.04 and a fifty-two week high of $10.31.

PSO has been the subject of a number of research reports. Deutsche Bank AG downgraded Pearson, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. BNP Paribas raised Pearson, PLC from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. BidaskClub cut Pearson, PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Pearson, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.00.

Pearson, PLC 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

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