Shares of RELX PLC (NYSE:RELX) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are covering the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company.

RELX has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of RELX PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 24th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered shares of RELX PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 15th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating on shares of RELX PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th.

RELX PLC (NYSE:RELX) opened at 18.53 on Friday. RELX PLC has a one year low of $16.18 and a one year high of $19.84. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $19.18 and a 200 day moving average of $18.69. The firm has a market cap of $38.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.51 and a beta of 0.96.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its position in shares of RELX PLC by 47.1% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 373,647 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,021,000 after buying an additional 119,688 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of RELX PLC by 5.8% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 952,588 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,814,000 after buying an additional 51,832 shares during the period. Ngam Advisors L.P. raised its position in shares of RELX PLC by 16.6% in the second quarter. Ngam Advisors L.P. now owns 306,670 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,735,000 after buying an additional 43,697 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of RELX PLC by 23.9% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 113,900 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,140,000 after buying an additional 22,000 shares during the period. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of RELX PLC by 19.5% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 31,284 shares of the company’s stock worth $587,000 after buying an additional 5,100 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 2.10% of the company’s stock.

About RELX PLC

RELX PLC is a United Kingdom-based company holding shares in RELX Group plc. RELX Group plc is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. RELX Group plc serves customers in more than 180 countries. The Company operates in four market segments.

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