News articles about Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pearson, PLC earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.2063859312239 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
A number of brokerages have commented on PSO. Zacks Investment Research cut Pearson, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. BidaskClub raised Pearson, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank AG cut Pearson, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, BNP Paribas upgraded Pearson, PLC from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Pearson, PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.00.
Shares of Pearson, PLC (PSO) opened at $9.10 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 1.49 and a current ratio of 1.62. Pearson, PLC has a 52 week low of $7.04 and a 52 week high of $10.31.
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Pearson, PLC 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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