Shares of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) rose 0% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 690.50 ($9.08) and last traded at GBX 697 ($9.17). Approximately 3,697,974 shares were traded during trading, an increase of Infinity from the average daily volume of 0 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 697 ($9.17).

PSON has been the subject of several recent research reports. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 490 ($6.44) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Credit Suisse Group cut their price objective on Pearson plc from GBX 785 ($10.32) to GBX 730 ($9.60) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.34) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 495 ($6.51) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Pearson plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 673.71 ($8.86).

In other Pearson plc news, insider Tim Score purchased 2,610 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 29th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 604 ($7.94) per share, for a total transaction of £15,764.40 ($20,734.45).

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About Pearson plc

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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