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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
LON:REL

Relx (REL) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 3,353
+14.00 (+0.42%)
(As of 05:36 AM ET)
Today's Range
3,329.25
3,365
50-Day Range
3,265
3,504
52-Week Range
2,414
3,531.81
Volume
318,282 shs
Average Volume
3.00 million shs
Market Capitalization
£62.70 billion
P/E Ratio
3,567.02
Dividend Yield
1.76%
Price Target
GBX 3,327.50

Relx MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.8% Downside
GBX 3,327.50 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.55
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.21 out of 5 stars

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About Relx Stock (LON:REL)

RELX PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Risk; Scientific, Technical & Medical; Legal; and Exhibitions. The Risk segment offers information-based analytics and decision tools that combine public and industry specific content with technology and algorithms to assist clients in evaluating and predicting risk. The Scientific, Technical & Medical segment provides information and data sets that help researchers and healthcare professionals to advance science and health outcomes. The Legal segment provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers in decision-making, as well as increases the productivity. The Exhibitions segment is involved in the business that combines face-to-face with data and digital tools to help customers learn about markets, source products, and complete transactions. The company was formerly known as Reed Elsevier PLC and changed its name to RELX PLC in July 2015. RELX PLC was incorporated in 1903 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

REL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/23/2020
Today
4/14/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Specialty Business Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
34,675
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 3,327.50
High Stock Price Target
GBX 4,100
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 2,850
Potential Upside/Downside
-0.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
£1.78 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£9.16 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 7.58 per share
Book Value
GBX 184 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,870,000,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£62.44 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.46
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Erik Engstrom M.Sc Econ (Age 61)
    M.Sc Eng., MBA, CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $4.01M
  • Mr. Nicholas Lawrence Luff (Age 57)
    CFO & Executive Director
    Comp: $2.33M
  • Ms. Kumsal Bayazit Besson (Age 50)
    Chief Executive Officer of Scientific, Technical & Medical
  • Mr. Colin Tennant
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Henry Adam Udow (Age 66)
    Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary
  • Mr. Paul Abrahams
    Head of Corporate Communications
  • Ms. Rosemary Thomson (Age 55)
    Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Mr. Mark Kelsey
    Chief Executive Officer of Risk
  • Ms. Jelena Sevo
    Chief Strategy Officer
  • Mr. Michael Walsh
    Chief Executive Officer of Legal

Should I Buy Relx Stock? REL Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Relx Plc:

  • Relx Plc has shown a positive Fifty-Two Week Performance of 21.09%, indicating potential growth.
  • The current stock price of Relx Plc is $41.345, which may present a buying opportunity based on market trends.
  • Relx Plc has a low Short Percentage of Float at 0.11%, suggesting lower market volatility.
  • The Days to Cover ratio for short positions is 2.4, indicating a manageable level of short interest.
  • Relx Plc has a consistent Average Daily Volume of 874,600 shares, providing liquidity for investors.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Relx Plc for these reasons:

  • Relx Plc has experienced a Month-to-Month Change Percentage in short positions of -12.71%, potentially signaling negative sentiment.
  • The Institutional Ownership Percentage of Relx Plc is relatively low at 3.72%, which may indicate limited confidence from institutional investors.
  • The Days to Cover ratio for short positions is 2.4, suggesting a longer time frame for short sellers to cover their positions.
  • Relx Plc has a high Outstanding Shares count of 1,930,000,000, which could dilute earnings per share for existing shareholders.
  • The Float Size of Relx Plc is 1,880,000,000, indicating a large number of shares available for trading, potentially impacting price movements.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Relx pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

REL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Relx stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Relx in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" REL shares.
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What is Relx's stock price target for 2024?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Relx's stock. Their REL share price targets range from GBX 2,850 to GBX 4,100. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach GBX 3,327.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.8%.
View analysts price targets for REL
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How have REL shares performed in 2024?

Relx's stock was trading at GBX 3,110 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, REL shares have increased by 7.8% and is now trading at GBX 3,353.
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How were Relx's earnings last quarter?

Relx Plc (LON:REL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 23rd. The company reported $37.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $36.60 by $0.40. Relx had a net margin of 19.44% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 49.72%.

How often does Relx pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Relx?

Relx announced a dividend on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 41.80 per share on Thursday, June 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 2nd. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 17. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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.

Is Relx a good dividend stock?

Relx (LON:REL) pays an annual dividend of GBX 59 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. The dividend payout ratio is 6,276.60%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for REL.

What other stocks do shareholders of Relx own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Relx investors own include Unilever (ULVR), Barclays (BARC), Diageo (DGE), Standard Chartered (STAN), GSK (GSK), HSBC (HSBA), Prudential (PRU), Aviva (AV), Imperial Brands (IMB) and Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB).

How do I buy shares of Relx?

Shares of REL stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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This page (LON:REL) was last updated on 4/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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