Media stories about Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pearson, PLC earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.2329456570325 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on PSO. BNP Paribas upgraded shares of Pearson, PLC from an “underperform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered shares of Pearson, PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Pearson, PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Pearson, PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Macquarie upgraded shares of Pearson, PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Pearson, PLC has an average rating of “Hold”.

Pearson, PLC (NYSE PSO) opened at 9.27 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $8.15 and its 200-day moving average price is $8.41. Pearson, PLC has a 12 month low of $7.04 and a 12 month high of $10.31. The firm’s market capitalization is $7.56 billion.

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Pearson, PLC Company Profile

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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