Liberum Capital restated their sell rating on shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) in a research report released on Monday morning. They currently have a GBX 380 ($5.25) target price on the stock.

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Societe Generale reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 960 ($13.26) target price on shares of Pearson in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Deutsche Bank raised their target price on Pearson from GBX 500 ($6.91) to GBX 525 ($7.25) and gave the stock a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Goldman Sachs Group raised their target price on Pearson from GBX 495 ($6.84) to GBX 555 ($7.67) and gave the stock a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their target price on Pearson from GBX 763 ($10.54) to GBX 760 ($10.50) and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Finally, Barclays reissued an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 720 ($9.95) target price on shares of Pearson in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Pearson currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 665.57 ($9.20).

Shares of Pearson (LON PSON) opened at GBX 661.20 ($9.14) on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,220.00 and a PE ratio of -252.37. Pearson has a 12 month low of GBX 563 ($7.78) and a 12 month high of GBX 773 ($10.68).

In other news, insider Tim Score acquired 2,141 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 736 ($10.17) per share, with a total value of £15,757.76 ($21,770.88).

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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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