Pearson's announcement of a sale to Bertelsmann of a 22% stake in Penguin Random House did not help its share price, which fell 50p last week
Brokers including Panmure Gordon issued negative notes about Pearson, for which Credit Suisse and Investec cut their target prices.
Quarto, which suffered a 30% fall in share price the week before last after issuing a profit warning, slid a further 10.50p.
Up last week: Bloomsbury, Informa, RELX
Down: Connect Group, Haynes, Pearson, Quarto, WH Smith
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