NYSE:PSO - Pearson Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $0.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -100.00 %
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 4 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PSO

Analyst Price Target is $0.00
▼ -100.00% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Pearson in the last 3 months. The average price target is $0.00, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $10,000,000.00. The average price target represents a -100.00% upside from the last price of $12.03.

This chart shows the closing price for PSO 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 12 investment analysts is to hold stock in Pearson. This rating has held steady since February 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 5 hold ratings
  • 3 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 5 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 4 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/5/2021Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
5/5/2021BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
4/29/2021UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralMedium
3/31/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
3/10/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellLow
3/9/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
3/9/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformLow
3/9/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingSellLow
3/9/2021Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
3/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldLow
2/1/2021UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ SellLow
1/27/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralHigh
1/21/2021Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
1/21/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
1/12/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellLow
12/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/9/2020Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeHold ➝ ReduceMedium
12/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
11/30/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
11/6/2020Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
11/6/2020BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
10/26/2020UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
10/15/2020BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightHigh
10/9/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/25/2020BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/25/2020Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
9/4/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellLow
9/3/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
7/7/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
6/25/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
6/4/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightHigh
5/31/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
5/27/2020Berenberg BankDowngradeHold ➝ SellMedium
4/28/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightHigh
4/9/2020Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
3/23/2020BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightHigh
3/17/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralHigh
2/26/2020Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformMedium
2/26/2020BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
1/21/2020UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
10/21/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
9/13/2019UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
7/29/2019CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
3/22/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightHigh
3/7/2019UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$10.89Low
8/1/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
7/5/2018Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/27/2018Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
6/19/2018Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
6/13/2018BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightLow
5/9/2018BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralMedium
9/27/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ OutperformLow
9/26/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
7/14/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
5/11/2017Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/6/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformMedium
4/5/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
3/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ UnderperformLow
2/2/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralN/A
1/31/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
1/19/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeSell ➝ HoldN/A
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingSellN/A
11/22/2016Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformN/A
11/14/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
10/26/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightN/A
10/25/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformN/A
10/19/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellN/A
9/27/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellN/A
9/22/2016BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralN/A
8/1/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/A
7/31/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/A
7/12/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightN/A
7/7/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
6/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/A
6/21/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/A
(Data available from 6/21/2016 forward)
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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: $12.03
Low: $11.90
High: $12.04

50 Day Range

MA: $11.73
Low: $10.94
High: $12.33

52 Week Range

Now: $12.03
Low: $6.13
High: $12.39


138,555 shs

Average Volume

282,547 shs

Market Capitalization

$9.10 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Pearson?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on Pearson in the last year: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Exane BNP Paribas, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kepler Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley, Societe Generale, UBS Group AG, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Pearson?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Pearson in the last year. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $10,000,000.00 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, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings 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 PSO, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Pearson?

Other companies that are similar to Pearson include John Wiley & Sons, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic, William H. Sadlier and Lingo Media.

How do I contact Pearson's investor relations team?

Pearson's physical mailing address is 80 Strand, London X0, WC2R 0RL. The company's listed phone number is 44-20-7010-2000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Pearson is www.pearson.com.