Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) “Sell” Rating Has Just Been Reiterated by Numis

July 27, 2018 - By Margaret Guttierez

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Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) Rating Reaffirmed

In a report shared with investors and clients on 27 July, Numis restate their “Sell” rating on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) shares.

Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Pearson PLC (LON:PSON), 1 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. Pearson PLC has GBX 975 highest and GBX 380 lowest target. GBX 727.18’s average target is -23.95% below currents GBX 956.2 stock price. Pearson PLC had 31 analyst reports since February 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, February 26 report. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Sell” rating and GBX 380 target in Thursday, February 22 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 24 by Liberum Capital. On Thursday, June 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight”. The stock of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) earned “Hold” rating by Kepler Cheuvreux on Tuesday, July 3. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities on Friday, July 27 with “Sell”. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, May 9 report. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Sell” rating and GBX 380 target in Tuesday, March 6 report. The stock of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, April 27 by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy”.

The stock increased 3.51% or GBX 32.4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 956.2. About 1.55 million shares traded. Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has 0.00% since July 27, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Pearson plc provides educational materials and learning technologies for teachers and students worldwide. The company has market cap of 7.41 billion GBP. It operates through North America, Growth, and Core divisions. It has a 19.16 P/E ratio. The firm offers courseware services, including curriculum materials provided in book form and/or via access to digital content; and assessments, such as test development, processing, and scoring services.

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