Liberum Capital Reiterates “Sell” Rating for Pearson (PSON)

Liberum Capital restated their sell rating on shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a GBX 450 ($5.88) price target on the stock.

Several other brokerages have also weighed in on PSON. Deutsche Bank upped their target price on shares of Pearson from GBX 525 ($6.86) to GBX 575 ($7.51) and gave the stock a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, July 12th. Berenberg Bank restated a sell rating on shares of Pearson in a research report on Thursday, October 18th. Shore Capital upgraded shares of Pearson to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Pearson from GBX 815 ($10.65) to GBX 835 ($10.91) and gave the stock an underweight rating in a research report on Monday, July 30th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their target price on shares of Pearson from GBX 900 ($11.76) to GBX 890 ($11.63) and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 17th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 739.15 ($9.66).

Shares of PSON opened at GBX 902 ($11.79) on Tuesday. Pearson has a twelve month low of GBX 563 ($7.36) and a twelve month high of GBX 775.80 ($10.14).

Pearson Company Profile

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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