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Exane BNP Paribas announced Pearson PLC (LON:PSON), dropping its stock price target to 900.00GBX today

Just yesterday Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) traded -0.45% lower at 774.25GBX. Pearson PLC’s 50-day moving average is 851.74GBX and its 200-day moving average is 864.28GBX. The last stock price is down -9.93% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has decreased -0.01% over the same time period. 1,655,668 shares of PSON traded hands, down from an average trading volume of 3,466,620

In a report released on 9/22/2016 Exane BNP Paribas reduced the stock price target of Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) from 1,000.00GBX to 900.00GBX reporting a possible upside of 0.16%.

Previously on 9/20/2016, Liberum Capital released a statement about Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) held steady the target price at 470.00GBX. At the time, this indicated a possible downside of -0.41%.

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Pearson PLC (LON:PSON)

Pearson PLC has 52 week low of 644.50GBX and a 52 week high of 1,227.00GBX with a PE ratio of 9.31 and has a market capitalization of 0 GBX.

In addition to Exane BNP Paribas reporting its stock price target, a total of 19 brokerages have issued a research note on the company. The average stock price target is 883.95GBX with 5 brokerages rating the stock a strong buy, 7 brokerages rating the stock a buy, 5 brokerages rating the stock a hold, 5 brokerages rating the stock a underperform, and finally 1 brokerage rating the stock a sell.

Brief Synopsis On 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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