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A statement released earlier today by Barclays Capital about Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) bumps down the target price to 740.00GBX

Boasting a price of 744.75GBX, Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) traded -2.30% lower on the day. With the last stock price close down -12.50% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has decreased -0.01% over the date range. Pearson PLC has recorded a 50-day average of 800.40GBX and a two hundred day average of 851.38GBX. Volume of trade was up over the average, with 9,567,480 shares of PSON changing hands over the typical 3,811,500

Barclays Capital bumped down the target of Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) to 740.00GBX stating a potential downside of -0.01%.

On 10/14/2016, Panmure Gordon released a statement for Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) maintained the target price at 870.00GBX that suggested an upside of 0.05%.

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Pearson PLC (LON:PSON)

With a total market value of 0 GBX, Pearson PLC has price-earnings ratio of 8.91 with a one year low of 644.50GBX and a one year high of 1,196.28GBX .

A total of 19 equity analysts have released a ratings update on PSON. Five equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, seven equity analysts rating the company a buy, five equity analysts rating the company a hold, five equity analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally one equity analyst rating the company a sell with a one year target of 883.95GBX.

Brief Synopsis About Pearson PLC (LON:PSON)

Pearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Core and Growth. The North American business serves educators and students in the United States and Canada from early education through elementary, middle and high schools and into higher education with a range of products and services, such as courseware, assessments and services. The core markets are the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, the Benelux countries and Italy. The Company provides English language schools in China and Brazil; partner schools in Brazil and India; vocational and higher education institutions from Saudi Arabia to South Africa, as well as textbooks and educational software. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under various brand names.

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