LON:PSON - Pearson Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 714.17
  • Forecasted Upside: -1.58 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 4 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 725.60
+0.30 (1.20%)

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Analyst Price Target for PSON

Analyst Price Target is GBX 714.17
▼ -1.58% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Pearson in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 714.17, with a high forecast of GBX 960 and a low forecast of GBX 500. The average price target represents a -1.58% upside from the last price of GBX 725.60.

This chart shows the closing price for PSON for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 7 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Pearson. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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3/24/2020
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6/22/2020
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9/20/2020
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12/19/2020
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3/19/2021
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6/17/2021
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8/16/2021
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9/15/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/23/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightGBX 840 ➝ GBX 960
8/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 637 ➝ GBX 750
8/2/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 740 ➝ GBX 775
7/30/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
4/26/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
3/11/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
3/9/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 630 ➝ GBX 700
3/9/2021Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 475 ➝ GBX 500
3/2/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
3/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 480 ➝ GBX 570
2/1/2021UBS GroupDowngradeSellGBX 741 ➝ GBX 730
1/21/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 630
1/20/2021Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/15/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold
1/14/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweight
10/26/2020UBS GroupUpgradeBuy
10/15/2020BarclaysDowngradeUnderweightGBX 570 ➝ GBX 520
10/14/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
9/28/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
9/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 900
9/3/2020Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 400 ➝ GBX 450
8/24/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold
7/30/2020Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHoldGBX 500 ➝ GBX 480
7/27/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/27/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 555 ➝ GBX 550
7/27/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 661 ➝ GBX 654
7/27/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 445 ➝ GBX 500
7/24/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
7/16/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/16/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 930 ➝ GBX 900
7/15/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 678 ➝ GBX 661
7/7/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 550 ➝ GBX 555
7/3/2020Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 620 ➝ GBX 650
7/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 450 ➝ GBX 480
6/29/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 820
6/25/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 500 ➝ GBX 550
6/12/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
6/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
6/9/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 465 ➝ GBX 500
6/4/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 776 ➝ GBX 820
6/1/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 625.20 ➝ GBX 678
5/27/2020Berenberg BankDowngradeSellGBX 450 ➝ GBX 400
5/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold
4/28/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
4/28/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 520 ➝ GBX 465
4/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHoldGBX 500 ➝ GBX 450
4/24/2020Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
4/24/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
4/21/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 658 ➝ GBX 625.20
4/16/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 625 ➝ GBX 560
4/8/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 540 ➝ GBX 520
4/1/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 605 ➝ GBX 658
3/25/2020Berenberg BankUpgradeHoldGBX 525 ➝ GBX 450
3/23/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual weightGBX 520 ➝ GBX 540
3/23/2020Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
3/20/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 860 ➝ GBX 776
3/17/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutralGBX 505 ➝ GBX 605
2/26/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 600 ➝ GBX 625
2/25/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
2/24/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 533 ➝ GBX 535
2/19/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
2/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
2/11/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/30/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetSellGBX 518 ➝ GBX 505
1/24/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHoldGBX 600 ➝ GBX 500
1/21/2020UBS GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 820 ➝ GBX 600
1/17/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetSellGBX 566 ➝ GBX 518
1/17/2020Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHoldGBX 815 ➝ GBX 650
1/17/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 620 ➝ GBX 520
1/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 950 ➝ GBX 860
1/16/2020Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/15/2020Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
1/15/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 1,000 ➝ GBX 960
1/14/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 880 ➝ GBX 820
1/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 680 ➝ GBX 590
1/13/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 525
1/7/2020Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
12/19/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 690 ➝ GBX 620
12/18/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
12/18/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
12/16/2019Berenberg BankLower Price TargetSellGBX 620 ➝ GBX 525
12/11/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,010 ➝ GBX 950
12/10/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetSellGBX 640 ➝ GBX 566
12/5/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 675 ➝ GBX 655
11/21/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 900 ➝ GBX 880
10/21/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHoldGBX 650 ➝ GBX 600
10/17/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 785 ➝ GBX 680
10/4/2019Shore CapitalDowngradeHold
9/27/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,000 ➝ GBX 900
9/26/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 620
9/26/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
9/13/2019UBS GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 915 ➝ GBX 1,000
8/28/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 1,115
8/6/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetSellGBX 683 ➝ GBX 696
8/5/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,115
8/2/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
8/1/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy
7/30/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 790 ➝ GBX 795
7/30/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,105 ➝ GBX 1,115
7/30/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 975 ➝ GBX 1,050
7/29/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 870 ➝ GBX 915
7/26/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
7/16/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 550
7/15/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,065 ➝ GBX 1,090
7/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
7/4/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 850 ➝ GBX 870
7/2/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
6/6/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 600
6/3/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSell
5/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 1,065
5/9/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
5/2/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 800 ➝ GBX 785
5/2/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 550
4/26/2019Shore CapitalUpgradeBuy
4/26/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
4/11/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
4/8/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,050
4/4/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 805
4/2/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
3/22/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
3/22/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightGBX 850 ➝ GBX 1,050
3/7/2019UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 850
3/6/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
2/26/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 830 ➝ GBX 805
2/25/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 600
2/25/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 650
2/19/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetSellGBX 663 ➝ GBX 682
2/18/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
2/18/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 550
2/12/2019Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/17/2019Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 550 ➝ GBX 600
1/17/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 890 ➝ GBX 850
1/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSellGBX 630 ➝ GBX 650
1/15/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 450 ➝ GBX 550
1/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 815 ➝ GBX 880
1/14/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 785 ➝ GBX 865
1/14/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetSellGBX 624 ➝ GBX 663
1/11/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
1/10/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 550
12/6/2018Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold
12/5/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
12/4/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSellGBX 590 ➝ GBX 630
11/23/2018Shore CapitalDowngradeHold
11/15/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
11/7/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
11/1/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 848 ➝ GBX 815
10/30/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
10/18/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 800 ➝ GBX 785
10/18/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSell
10/18/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSellGBX 575 ➝ GBX 590
10/17/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 559
10/17/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 900 ➝ GBX 890
10/17/2018Shore CapitalUpgradeBuy
10/16/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
10/9/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
10/8/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 550
10/2/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
10/2/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
9/28/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 835 ➝ GBX 800
9/10/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 550
9/3/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 550
7/30/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 815 ➝ GBX 835
7/30/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSell
7/30/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 825 ➝ GBX 848
7/27/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 559
7/27/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
7/25/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
7/23/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
7/12/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSellGBX 525 ➝ GBX 575
7/6/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweight
7/3/2018Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 725 ➝ GBX 865
6/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 825
6/21/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 450
6/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeUnderperformGBX 850 ➝ GBX 825
6/14/2018BarclaysDowngradeUnderweightGBX 855 ➝ GBX 815
5/24/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
5/17/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
5/9/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 700 ➝ GBX 850
5/8/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 820
5/4/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 830
5/2/2018Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetSellGBX 380 ➝ GBX 450
4/25/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 380
3/15/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 380
3/9/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 615 ➝ GBX 785
3/6/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 380
2/28/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 500
2/27/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 975
2/26/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral
2/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 700
2/26/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 720 ➝ GBX 745
2/23/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 559
2/22/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 380
2/12/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 380
1/26/2018Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 960
1/23/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSellGBX 500 ➝ GBX 525
1/23/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetSellGBX 495 ➝ GBX 555
1/18/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 763 ➝ GBX 760
1/18/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 720
1/17/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 507
1/17/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
1/15/2018Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetSellGBX 330 ➝ GBX 380
1/10/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 740 ➝ GBX 763
1/10/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 490
12/14/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
12/7/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 671 ➝ GBX 740
12/6/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
12/4/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 500
11/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
11/20/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 725
11/20/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
11/6/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
10/31/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
10/25/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSellGBX 470 ➝ GBX 500
10/20/2017Numis SecuritiesBoost Price TargetSellGBX 490 ➝ GBX 507
10/19/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 685
10/18/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellGBX 495
10/18/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 960
10/18/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 470
10/18/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 523 ➝ GBX 541
10/17/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
10/17/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
10/11/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
9/28/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
9/27/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformGBX 700
9/27/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeSellGBX 600 ➝ GBX 470
9/18/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellGBX 495
9/14/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
9/14/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 690
9/8/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
9/4/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 629
8/31/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
8/25/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
8/22/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 490
8/10/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSell
8/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 730 ➝ GBX 690
8/7/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 655
8/7/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldGBX 600
8/4/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 490
8/2/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 330
7/18/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 975
7/18/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
7/17/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetSellGBX 605 ➝ GBX 490
7/13/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellGBX 495
7/12/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 785 ➝ GBX 730
7/12/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 600
7/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 540 ➝ GBX 511
7/12/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldGBX 600
7/11/2017InvestecReiterated RatingHold
7/11/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 490
7/11/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
7/11/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHold
7/7/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 705
6/29/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
6/19/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetSellGBX 519 ➝ GBX 495
6/6/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
5/15/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 600 ➝ GBX 790
5/15/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 650 ➝ GBX 900
5/15/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldGBX 600
5/15/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 625 ➝ GBX 705
5/15/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
5/14/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 830 ➝ GBX 785
5/12/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
5/11/2017Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeHoldGBX 725
5/10/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 400 ➝ GBX 605
5/9/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 625 ➝ GBX 705
5/8/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 600 ➝ GBX 790
5/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 680 ➝ GBX 830
5/8/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldGBX 600
5/8/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 650 ➝ GBX 900
5/5/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSell
5/4/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
5/3/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 625 ➝ GBX 705
4/21/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
4/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSell
4/5/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
3/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeUnderperformGBX 880 ➝ GBX 540
3/8/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
3/1/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 640 ➝ GBX 680
2/27/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 600
2/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
2/24/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 490
2/21/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
2/20/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetSellGBX 500 ➝ GBX 400
2/17/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 605
2/15/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
2/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
2/7/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 550 ➝ GBX 615
2/2/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 360
2/2/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutralGBX 740 ➝ GBX 640
1/27/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 940 ➝ GBX 650
1/27/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldGBX 600
1/25/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 550 ➝ GBX 560
1/19/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellGBX 512
1/19/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral
1/19/2017Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeHold
1/19/2017Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetBuyGBX 1,030 ➝ GBX 960
1/19/2017BNP ParibasLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 900 ➝ GBX 600
1/19/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutralGBX 925 ➝ GBX 600
1/19/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHoldGBX 730 ➝ GBX 600
1/19/2017BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 740 ➝ GBX 550
1/18/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 986
1/18/2017Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 710
1/18/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 470
1/13/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 730
1/13/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetSellGBX 708 ➝ GBX 808
1/11/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 690
1/6/2017Numis SecuritiesUpgradeAdd
1/5/2017InvestecReiterated RatingAddGBX 835
12/8/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 740
12/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 740
12/7/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 470
12/6/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 730
11/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 955 ➝ GBX 940
11/22/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 840 ➝ GBX 740
11/15/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyGBX 1,030
11/4/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 470
10/27/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weightGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 900
10/26/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 470
10/19/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 840
10/18/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellGBX 708
10/18/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 975
10/18/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,025 ➝ GBX 925
10/18/2016BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 750 ➝ GBX 740
10/18/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 940 ➝ GBX 955
10/18/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 770
10/17/2016Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 710
10/14/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 870
10/12/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellGBX 770
10/11/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 880
10/4/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,050
10/3/2016BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 920 ➝ GBX 750
9/27/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSell
9/22/2016BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 1,000 ➝ GBX 900
9/20/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 470
(Data available from 9/16/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.10 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Pearson logo
Pearson plc provides educational materials and learning technologies. The company operates in four segments: Global Online Learning, Global Assessment, North America Courseware, and International. It provides test development, processing, and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations, and professional bodies. The company also offers content across the curriculum and a range of education services, including teacher development, educational software, and system-wide solutions, as well as owns and operates colleges and schools comprising virtual schools. It provides content, assessment, and digital services to schools, colleges, and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 725.60
Low: 725.60
High: 736.80

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 793.24
Low: 725.60
High: 869.40

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 725.60
Low: 478.90
High: 909

Volume

1,200,820 shs

Average Volume

1,698,632 shs

Market Capitalization

£5.49 billion

P/E Ratio

19.66

Dividend Yield

2.69%

Beta

N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Pearson?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on Pearson in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Shore Capital, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Pearson?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Pearson in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 714.17, suggesting a possible downside of 1.6%. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the highest price target set, predicting PSON will reach GBX 960 in the next twelve months. Berenberg Bank has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 500 for Pearson in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Pearson?

Pearson currently has 4 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in PSON, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Pearson?

How do I contact Pearson's investor relations team?

Pearson's physical mailing address is 80 Strand, LONDON, WC2R 0RL, United Kingdom. The company's listed phone number is +44-20-70102000. The official website for Pearson is www.pearson.com.