Pearson (LON:PSON) Given “Hold” Rating at Kepler Capital Markets

Kepler Capital Markets reissued their hold rating on shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) in a report issued on Monday, November 20th. Kepler Capital Markets currently has a GBX 725 ($9.76) target price on the stock.

Several other brokerages have also issued reports on PSON. Berenberg Bank reiterated a sell rating and set a GBX 490 ($6.59) price objective on shares of Pearson in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Liberum Capital restated a sell rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.44) target price on shares of Pearson in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Deutsche Bank lowered Pearson to a sell rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from GBX 600 ($8.08) to GBX 470 ($6.33) in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Shore Capital reiterated a hold rating on shares of Pearson in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Jefferies Group lifted their target price on Pearson from GBX 523 ($7.04) to GBX 541 ($7.28) and gave the stock an underperform rating 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 company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 673.71 ($9.07).

Shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) traded up GBX 5.50 ($0.07) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 721 ($9.70). The stock had a trading volume of 3,780,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,810,000. Pearson has a 1-year low of GBX 552 ($7.43) and a 1-year high of GBX 832.50 ($11.20).

In other Pearson news, insider Tim Score acquired 2,610 shares of Pearson stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 604 ($8.13) per share, for a total transaction of £15,764.40 ($21,217.23).

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About Pearson

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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