Relx PLC (LON:REL)’s share price traded down 1.4% during mid-day trading on Monday after Kepler Capital Markets lowered their price target on the stock from GBX 1,990 to GBX 1,800. Kepler Capital Markets currently has a buy rating on the stock. Relx traded as low as GBX 1,465.50 ($20.25) and last traded at GBX 1,470 ($20.31). 3,889,539 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 21% from the average session volume of 4,920,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,491 ($20.60).

REL has been the topic of a number of other reports. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,750 ($24.18) target price on shares of Relx in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Numis Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($21.41) target price on shares of Relx in a report on Thursday, February 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on Relx from GBX 1,753 ($24.22) to GBX 1,905 ($26.32) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,885 ($26.04) target price on shares of Relx in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Societe Generale reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,990 ($27.49) target price on shares of Relx in a report on Friday, January 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. Relx currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,717.14 ($23.72).

The firm has a market cap of $30,850.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,820.73.

Relx (LON:REL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The company reported GBX 81 ($1.12) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 80.60 ($1.11) by GBX 0.40 ($0.01). Relx had a return on equity of 65.60% and a net margin of 18.64%. The business had revenue of GBX 735.50 billion for the quarter.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 27.70 ($0.38) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 26th. This is a boost from Relx’s previous dividend of $11.70. This represents a yield of 1.86%.

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Relx Company Profile

RELX PLC is a holding company, which holds interests in RELX Group plc. RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The Company operates in four segments: Scientific, Technical & Medical; Risk & Business Analytics; Legal, and Exhibitions.

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