Here’s how analysts see Pearson plc (LON:PSON) after this past week.

August 9, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

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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 had 35 analyst reports since February 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, April 25. The company was maintained on Friday, July 6 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 25. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, August 1 with “Sell”. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, February 22 report. Citigroup maintained Pearson plc (LON:PSON) rating on Tuesday, February 27. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and GBX 975 target. On Friday, May 4 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, July 27 by Numis Securities. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell” on Thursday, June 21. Credit Suisse maintained Pearson plc (LON:PSON) on Monday, February 26 with “Neutral” rating. Below is a list of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) latest ratings and price target changes.

01/08/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 450.00 Maintain
30/07/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 815.00 New Target: GBX 835.00 Maintain
30/07/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 825.00 New Target: GBX 848.00 Maintain
30/07/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Sell Maintain
27/07/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 559.00 Maintain
27/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 450.00 Maintain
25/07/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 975.00 Maintain
23/07/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
12/07/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 525.00 New Target: GBX 575.00 Maintain
06/07/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 815.00 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.43% or GBX 4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 916.8. About 1.40 million shares traded. Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has 0.00% since August 9, 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 7.11 billion GBP. It operates through North America, Growth, and Core divisions. It has a 18.37 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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