Rating to Follow: Professional Analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove Reiterated their “Neutral” rating for Pearson PLC (LON:PSON). The Price Target is GBX 940.00

November 29, 2016 - By Peter Kolinski

Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) Rating

Equity analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove have GBX 940.00 TP on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON). JP Morgan Cazenove’s TP would suggest a potential upside of 22.24% from the company’s last stock close price. The rating was released in an analyst note on 29 November.

Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Ratings Coverage

Out of 25 analysts covering Pearson PLC (LON:PSON), 11 rate it a “Buy”, 6 “Sell”, while 8 “Hold”. This means 44% are positive. GBX 1700 is the highest target while GBX 435 is the lowest. The GBX 870.91 average target is 11.87% above today’s (GBX 778.5) stock price. Pearson PLC has been the topic of 218 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Sell” rating given by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, June 21. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 11 by Bernstein. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Bernstein given on Monday, September 21. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Barclays Capital. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, January 22 report. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and GBX 1455 target price in Tuesday, July 28 report. BNP Paribas upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and GBX 1000 target price in Wednesday, December 16 report. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, October 18. As per Monday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PSON in a report on Wednesday, August 12 with “Equalwt/Attractive” rating.

About 671,266 shares traded hands. Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has declined 3.79% since April 29, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.05% the S&P500.

Pearson plc is an international education and media company. The company has a market cap of 6.40 billion GBP. The Firm has activities in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm operates through three divisions: North America, Core and Growth.

PSON Company Profile

Petrosonic Energy, Inc., incorporated on June 11, 2008, is a development-stage company. The Firm focuses on the sonic separation, treatment and upgrading of heavy oil, and on the manufacture of synthetic fuel oil through emulsification of heavy crude oil and asphaltenes. The Firm has certain technology and equipment relating to enhanced separation by sonication of hydrocarbons and other materials. The Company’s assets include technology relating to the treatment and upgrading of heavy oil by sonicated solvent de-asphalting, approximately two sonic reactors, one located in Albania and one located in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, and a solvent recovery system.

More news for Pearson plc (LON:PSON) were recently published by: Bloomberg.com, which released: “Pearson Nine-Month Sales Decline on U.S. Courseware Slump” on October 17, 2016. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Pearson PLC (ADR) Stock Surges 16% on Restructuring: Here’s What You Need To Know” and published on January 21, 2016 is yet another important article.

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