UBS Group AG Sells 1,540 Shares of Pearson plc (NYSE:PSO)

UBS Group AG lowered its position in Pearson plc (NYSE:PSOFree Report) by 0.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 496,739 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,540 shares during the period. UBS Group AG owned approximately 0.07% of Pearson worth $6,105,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Pearson by 18.0% during the 4th quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 13,473 shares of the company’s stock worth $166,000 after acquiring an additional 2,054 shares in the last quarter. QRG Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Pearson by 8.4% during the 4th quarter. QRG Capital Management Inc. now owns 18,159 shares of the company’s stock worth $223,000 after acquiring an additional 1,403 shares in the last quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. raised its stake in shares of Pearson by 15.0% during the 4th quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 83,497 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,026,000 after acquiring an additional 10,893 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Direct Indexing L.P. raised its stake in shares of Pearson by 35.5% during the 4th quarter. First Trust Direct Indexing L.P. now owns 24,334 shares of the company’s stock worth $299,000 after acquiring an additional 6,378 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Syon Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Pearson during the 4th quarter worth approximately $288,000. Institutional investors own 2.14% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com lowered shares of Pearson from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 13th.

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Pearson Stock Performance

NYSE:PSO opened at $12.06 on Friday. Pearson plc has a 1-year low of $10.15 and a 1-year high of $13.18. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $12.37 and its 200-day moving average price is $12.32. The company has a current ratio of 1.73, a quick ratio of 1.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27.

Pearson Company Profile

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Pearson plc offers educational courseware, assessments, and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, other European countries, and internationally. The company operates through five segments: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills, and Higher Education.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pearson (NYSE:PSO)

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