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NYSE:PSO

Pearson Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

$8.27
-0.75 (-8.31%)
(As of 01/24/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.12
$8.40
50-Day Range
$7.77
$9.34
52-Week Range
$7.68
$12.39
Volume
869,515 shs
Average Volume
484,314 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.26 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.88%
Beta
0.31

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Price Target and Consensus Rating

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Analyst Rating Consensus

Hold
Based on 14 Analyst Ratings

Analyst Price Target Consensus

$647.50
7,729.50% Upside

High PT$670.00
Average PT$647.50
Low PT$625.00
TypeCurrent
1/24/21 to 1/24/22
1 Month Ago
12/25/20 to 12/25/21
3 Months Ago
10/26/20 to 10/26/21
1 Year Ago
1/25/20 to 1/24/21
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
4 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
Hold
8 Hold rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
Sell
2 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$647.50N/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside7,729.50% UpsideN/AN/AN/A
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Analyst Ratings By Month

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Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

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Pearson (NYSE:PSO) vs. Its Competitors

TypePearsonConsumer Discretionary CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.14
2.59
2.55
Consensus RatingHoldBuyBuy
Price Target Upside7,729.50% Upside122.53% Upside16.46% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Neutral News
Neutral News
MarketBeat
Community Rating
Outperform Votes
375
49.80%
Underperform Votes
378
50.20%
Avg. Outperform Votes
253
65.89%
Avg. Underperform Votes
131
34.11%
Avg. Outperform Votes
837
69.40%
Avg. Underperform Votes
369
30.60%

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
1/24/2022UBS Group
DowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell
1/21/2022Barclays
Nick Dempsey
Boost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ UnderweightGBX 585 ➝ GBX 625+6,591.64%
1/20/2022The Goldman Sachs Group
Initiated CoverageBuy
1/10/2022Morgan Stanley
Lower Price TargetGBX 720 ➝ GBX 670+8,001.56%
10/22/2021Bank of America
DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral
10/19/2021Societe Generale
Reiterated RatingHold
10/19/2021Credit Suisse Group
UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral
10/19/2021Berenberg Bank
UpgradeSell ➝ Hold
10/18/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Reiterated RatingOverweight
9/30/2021Cheuvreux
Conor O'Shea
UpgradeReduce ➝ Hold
9/30/2021Kepler Capital Markets
UpgradeReduce ➝ Hold
5/5/2021Exane BNP Paribas
UpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform
3/1/2021Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
Reiterated RatingHold
4/28/2020AlphaValue
UpgradeReduce
7/29/2019Citigroup
UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy
(Data available from 1/24/2017 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)












Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Analyst Ratings Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pearson's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 14 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Pearson stock is Hold based on the current 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for PSO. The average twelve-month price target for Pearson is $647.50 with a high price target of $670.00 and a low price target of $625.00. Learn more on PSO's analyst rating history

Do Wall Street analysts like Pearson more than its competitors?

Analysts like Pearson stock less than the stock of other Consumer Discretionary companies. The consensus rating for Pearson is Hold while the average consensus rating for consumer discretionary companies is Buy. Learn more on how PSO compares to other companies

Do MarketBeat users like Pearson more than its competitors?

MarketBeat users like Pearson stock less than the stock of other Consumer Discretionary companies. 49.80% of MarketBeat users gave Pearson an outperform vote while consumer discretionary companies recieve an average of 65.89% outperform votes by MarketBeat users.

Is Pearson being downgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, Pearson's stock had 1 downgrade by analysts.

Does Pearson's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Pearson's stock has a predicted upside of 7,107.79% based on their 12-month price targets.

What analysts cover Pearson?

Pearson has been rated by Barclays, Morgan Stanley, The Goldman Sachs Group, and UBS Group in the past 90 days.

This page was last updated on 1/24/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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