A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on PSON. Deutsche Bank reiterated a sell rating on shares of Pearson in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Numis Securities reiterated a sell rating and set a GBX 559 ($7.30) price target on shares of Pearson in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Shore Capital reiterated a hold rating on shares of Pearson in a research report on Monday, July 23rd. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price target on shares of Pearson from GBX 825 ($10.78) to GBX 848 ($11.08) and gave the company an underperform rating in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price target on shares of Pearson from GBX 900 ($11.76) to GBX 890 ($11.63) and set a neutral rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 739.15 ($9.66).
Shares of PSON traded up GBX 7 ($0.09) during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 918 ($12.00). 2,486,647 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,520,000. Pearson has a twelve month low of GBX 563 ($7.36) and a twelve month high of GBX 775.80 ($10.14).
Pearson plc provides educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies, and individual learners worldwide. The company operates through three segments: North America, Core, and Growth. It 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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