Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)’s share price reached a new 52-week low on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $8.14 and last traded at $8.17, with a volume of 45708 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $8.27.
Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Pearson from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Pearson from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 20th. Finally, UBS Group upgraded Pearson from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $10.95.
The stock has a fifty day moving average of $8.66 and a 200 day moving average of $9.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 1.95 and a quick ratio of 1.80. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.53 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.69 and a beta of 0.10.
Pearson Company Profile (NYSE:PSO)
Pearson plc provides educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies, and individual learners worldwide. The company operates through three segments: North America, Core, and Growth. It offers courseware services, including curriculum materials provided in book form and/or via access to digital content; and assessments, such as test development, processing, and scoring services.
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