Pearson (NYSE:PSO – Get Rating) had its target price raised by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 1,200 ($14.43) to GBX 1,230 ($14.79) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, The Fly reports.
PSO has been the topic of several other reports. Exane BNP Paribas lowered shares of Pearson from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Pearson from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on Pearson from GBX 900 ($10.82) to GBX 940 ($11.30) in a report on Friday, December 16th. BNP Paribas cut Pearson from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, December 1st. Finally, Barclays decreased their price target on Pearson from GBX 945 ($11.36) to GBX 915 ($11.00) in a report on Monday, March 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $1,020.43.
Pearson Trading Down 0.8 %
PSO stock opened at $10.17 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $11.04 and its two-hundred day moving average is $10.83. Pearson has a twelve month low of $8.84 and a twelve month high of $12.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a current ratio of 1.91 and a quick ratio of 1.88.
Institutional Trading of Pearson
Pearson Plc engages in the business of education, business information, and consumer publishing markets. It operates through the following segments: Global Online Learning, Global Assessment, North American Courseware, and International. The Global Online Learning segment offers virtual schools and online program management.
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