Should you buy Pearson plc stock? (NYSE:PSO). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
(Pearson plc stock price per share)
|PE Ratio versus Sector||54% higher than other Consumer Goods stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||0% lower than other Publishing stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||0%|
|Dividend Yield||2%||Shares Shorted||1,246,788|
This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.
Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.
As of the latest analysis, there are 1,246,788 shares shorted. With 704,000,805 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 172,362, it would take at least 7.234 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.
Based on our analysis, we believe that you should not buy Pearson plc right now. It might be a good stock to own—we just can't prove it with value analysis right now. Proceed with caution.
Does Pearson plc have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.
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