Pearson (PSON) Earns Sell Rating from Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reissued their sell rating on shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) in a research note released on Wednesday morning.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price target on shares of Pearson from GBX 848 ($11.08) to GBX 815 ($10.65) and set an underperform rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 1st. Barclays lowered their price target on shares of Pearson from GBX 800 ($10.45) to GBX 785 ($10.26) and set an underweight rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of Pearson in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Deutsche Bank lifted their price target on shares of Pearson from GBX 575 ($7.51) to GBX 590 ($7.71) and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Finally, Numis Securities reaffirmed a sell rating and set a GBX 559 ($7.30) price target on shares of Pearson in a report on Wednesday, October 17th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 739.15 ($9.66).

LON:PSON traded up GBX 3.80 ($0.05) during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting GBX 921.80 ($12.04). 4,734,696 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,520,000. Pearson has a 1 year low of GBX 563 ($7.36) and a 1 year high of GBX 775.80 ($10.14).

About Pearson

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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