Deutsche Bank reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 500 ($6.73) price objective on the stock.

A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Liberum Capital reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 330 ($4.44) target price on shares of Pearson in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Kepler Capital Markets reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 725 ($9.76) target price on shares of Pearson in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Numis Securities boosted their target price on Pearson from GBX 490 ($6.59) to GBX 507 ($6.82) and gave the stock a sell rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Barclays reissued an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 685 ($9.22) target price on shares of Pearson in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 495 ($6.66) target price on shares of Pearson in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 680.24 ($9.16).

Pearson (LON PSON) opened at GBX 736.65 ($9.91) on Monday. Pearson has a 52-week low of GBX 552 ($7.43) and a 52-week high of GBX 832.50 ($11.20).

In other news, insider Tim Score purchased 2,610 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 604 ($8.13) per share, with a total value of £15,764.40 ($21,217.23).

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Pearson Company 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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