Shares in Pearson (LON:PSON) have fallen deep into the red in today’s session, even as the blue-chip publisher flagged full-year profit within its guidance range. The company, however ...
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Shares in Pearson (LON:PSON) have jumped in London in today’s session, as the blue-chip publisher reaffirmed its full-year profit guidance despite a drop in US revenue. The group’s debt for ...
With Pearson's management showing signs of increasing confidence as the first quarter drew to a close, analysts at Credit Suisse saw reason to believe that the FTSE 100 educational publisher can deliver stronger earnings this year than first envisaged.
Just Group: Deutsche Bank initiates at hold with a target price of 170p.
Education publisher Pearson said on Friday that total underlying revenues edged up 1% in the first quarter and that it was on track to deliver its expectations for the year.
Sky: Liberum upgrades to buy with a target price of 1,250p.
Educational publisher Pearson said full year adjusted operating profit fell 9% to £576m - at the top end of its upwardly-revised October 2017 guidance range - and announced that it was putting its US K12 business up for sale.
Croda International plc: Berenberg upgrades to buy with a target price of 5,000p.
Rightmove: JP Morgan upgrades to neutral with a target price of 4,168p.
Publishing group Pearson said it expected 2017 adjusted operating profit around £570m-575m and adjusted earnings per share of 53.5p-54.5p at effective exchange rates, as lower US educational sales still dragged on the company.
More than a fifth of leading public companies suffered significant shareholder rebellions or withdrew contentious resolutions from their annual meetings during 2017.
Pearson has agreed the sale of Wall Street English to a consortium consisting of funds affiliated with Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital, it announced on Monday.
Ferguson: Berenberg reiterates Buy with a target price of 5800p.
Merlin Entertainments: Credit Suisse upgrades to Outperform with a target price of 440p.
Pearson's underlying revenues fell 2% in the first nine months of the year, largely as expected, but the educational publisher improved its earnings guidance and promised a £300m share buyback.
Education publisher Pearson got a boost on Wednesday as Exane BNP Paribas upgraded the stock to 'outperform' from 'underperform' and lifted the price target to 700p from 600p.
RBS: Jefferies upgrades to Buy with a target price of 306p.
Hikma Pharmaceuticals: Goldman Sachs downgrades to Neutral with a target price of 1310p.
Education publisher Pearson said on Friday that it was slashing its interim dividend by 72% as it kicked off a restructuring programme that will involve cutting 3,000 jobs.