FTSE 100 movers: Pearson leads as retailers slide
Pearson led the upside after Morgan Stanley upgraded the publisher from 'equal weight' to 'overweight', citing the increased size of its market. Barclays helped lift Royal Dutch Shell, which reiterated its 'overweight' rating on the oil group.
Pearson plc's "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
's stock had its "sell" rating restated by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a research report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 660 price objective on the stock.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Pearson plc Rating Lowered to Add at AlphaValue
They currently have a GBX 1,370 price target on the stock. AlphaValue's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 16.30% from the stock's previous close.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Virgin Money appoints new chairman
Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Richard Branson, has announced that it has appointed a new chairman. Glen Moreno, chairman of the publisher Pearson, will replace David Clementi in mid-2015.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Pearson plc Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
Shares of Pearson plc have received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-two brokerages that are presently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports . Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
New BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead will keep working for HSBC and Pepsi
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Rona Fairhead, the Government's choice as next chair of the BBC Trust, said today she intends to do the job while still working for banking and retail giants HSBC and PepsiCo and holding on to a large shareholding in publishing company Pearson.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
BBC boss to be quizzed over A 5m shares in global education firm in ...
Jack the Ripper unmasked: How amateur sleuth used DNA to ID Britain's most notorious criminal 126 years after string of murders 'It scares the hell out of me': Joan Rivers revealed in a 1985 TV interview that she was suffering from a heart condition and was worried about anesthesia - as distraught Kelly Osbourne visits her home Game, set and what a match! Martina Navratilova makes surprise proposal to her partner on the big screen at US Open Under scrutiny: Rona Fairhead must appear before the Commons Media Select Committee before she can secure the top job at the BBC The BBC's new chairman-elect is expected to be quizzed by MPs this week over A 5 million of shares she owns in a global education firm in business with the Corporation.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Northern Echo
Former Yarm Grammar School pupil Rona Fairhead is to become the BBC Trust's first chairwoman.
The 53-year-old, who is a keen Middlesbrough Football Club supporter, attended St Catharine's College, Cambridge, where she was president of the law society and graduated with a law degree. She achieved an MBA from Harvard Business School and an honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from Teesside University in 2010.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Pearson plc Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse
's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The real reason behind the BBC's kicking of Nick Prettejohn
Hats off to Rona Fairhead, the former Financial Times executive who will succeed Lord Patten as chairman of the BBC Trust.
Pearson plc Stock Rating Upgraded by AlphaValue
The firm currently has a GBX 1,363 price target on the stock. AlphaValue's price target would indicate a potential upside of 23.35% from the stock's previous close.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Rona Fairhead: chairmanship of BBC Trust part of venerable ascent to the top
Her advice? Keep in touch with previous bosses. With a formidable CV like hers, spanning more than a decade at the FT owner Pearson and a seat at the government's chairmanship.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Former FT Ceo to become next BBC Trust chairman
Rona Fairhead, former boss of the Financial Times Group, will become the new chairman of the BBC Trust, the body which oversees the publicly-funded British broadcaster, the BBC reported on Saturday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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Susan H. Rodger Named Recipient of the 2013 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award
Boston, MA August 27, 2014 Pearson announced today that Susan H. Rodger was named the recipient of the 2013 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award.
Pearson plc's Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Natixis
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by research analysts at Natixis in a report released on Wednesday.
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The L.A. School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know
The L.A. Unified School District had planned to buy some 700,000 iPads for its students and teachers.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Pearson Launches Next Generation of Proven Personalized Reading and Math Solution for K-8 Learners
Schools and districts around the country are increasingly personalizing the learning process to ensure that all students are on track for meeting and exceeding today's more rigorous learning goals and graduating college career-ready.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Pearson Partners with American Health Information Management...
To increase access to online educational opportunities for health information management professionals, Pearson today announced a partnership with the , the premier association of health information management professionals worldwide.