Why Liberum Capital Has Just Restated Their “Sell” Rating For Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) Shares

July 27, 2018 - By Billy Entrekin

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Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) Rating Reaffirmed

In a note made public by Liberum Capital on 27 July, The Rating on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) shares of a ‘”Sell”‘ was reaffirmed.

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 -23.92% below currents GBX 955.8 stock price. Pearson PLC had 31 analyst reports since February 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Tuesday, March 6 report. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, June 26 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Sell” rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, June 21. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Sell” rating and GBX 450 target in Wednesday, May 2 report. The stock has “Sell” rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, March 15. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Sell” rating and GBX 380 target in Monday, February 12 report. Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, February 23 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Berenberg given on Wednesday, February 28. As per Thursday, May 24, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital.

The stock increased 3.46% or GBX 32 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 955.8. About 1.36M 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 7.40 billion GBP. It operates through North America, Growth, and Core divisions. It has a 19.15 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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