RELX PLC (LSE:REL) Annual Report 2021



The latest annual report of RELX PLC (REL) was published on 31 Dec 2021. An annual report is a document that public corporations must provide annually to shareholders that describes their operations and financial conditions. Typically, an annual report will contain sections such as General corporate information, Operating and Financial highlights, Letter to shareholders from the CEO, Financial statements etc.

Key Statistics - REL Annual Results

Amounts in GBP

Total Revenue
7.24B
Gross Profit
4.68B
EBIT
1.86B
Net Tangible Assets
-7.44B
Net Income
1.47B
Capital Expenditures
-28M

REL Income Statement 2021 Annual Report

As per the latest Income Statement of REL, the Net revenue increased by £134.00M (2%) compared to the previous period. The operating income in 2021 increased by £111.00M (6%). The net income as per the annual report was 1.47B which increased by £247.00M (20%) compared to previous year.

Income Statement Report (2021/2020)

2021 2020
Total Revenue 7.24B 7.11B
Gross Profit 4.68B 4.62B
Operating Income 1.86B 1.75B
Income Before Tax 1.8B 1.48B
Net Income 1.47B 1.22B

Balance Sheet - REL 2021 Annual Report

Read further: REL Balance Sheet Detailed Analysis

The latest balance sheet from annual result of RELX PLC showed the company increased the cash on balance sheet by £25.00M (28%). The Net tangible assets of REL on the balance sheet were at -7.44B which is £1.112B (13%) more than previous annual report. The total stockholder equity also increased by £1.133B (54%) compared to previous reporting period.

Balance Sheet Statement Report (2021/2020)

2021 2020
Cash 113M 88M
Total Assets 13.86B 14.14B
Long Term Debt 5.8B 6.1B
Total Liabilities 10.63B 12.04B
Total Shareholder Equity 3.23B 2.1B
Net Tangible Assets -7.44B -8.55B

Cash Flow Statement - REL 2021 Annual Report

The 2021 annual cash flow statement of RELX PLC showed that the net income increased by £247.00M (20%) compared to previous reporting period. Also the capital expenditure of REL increased by £15.00M (35%).

As of 2021, the total cash from investing activities was -384M and total cash from financing activities was -1.61B.

Cash Flow Statement Report (2021/2020)

2021 2020
Net Income 1.47B 1.22B
Capital Expenditures -28M -43M
Dividends Paid -920M -880M
Total Cash From From Investing Activities -384M -1.17B
Total Cash From From Financing Activities -1.61B -474M

RELX PLC Annual Report History

Income Statement

Income Statement history of RELX PLC (LSE:REL)

31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018
Total Revenue 7.24B 7.11B 7.87B 7.49B
Cost Of Revenue 2.56B 2.49B 2.75B 2.64B
Gross Profit 4.68B 4.62B 5.12B 4.85B
Research Development - - - -
Selling General Administrative 2.82B 2.88B 3.07B 2.92B
Non Recurring - - - -
Other Operating Expenses - - - -
Total Operating Expenses 5.38B 5.36B 5.83B 5.57B
Operating Income 1.86B 1.75B 2.05B 1.92B
Total Other Income Expense Net -62M -265M -200M -203M
Ebit 1.86B 1.75B 2.05B 1.92B
Interest Expense -125M -151M -202M -197M
Income Before Tax 1.8B 1.48B 1.85B 1.72B
Income Tax Expense 326M 275M 338M 292M
Minority Interest -8M 2M 24M 30M
Net Income From Continuing Ops 1.47B 1.21B 1.51B 1.43B
Discontinued Operations - - - -
Extraordinary Items - - - -
Effect Of Accounting Charges - - - -
Other Items - - - -
Net Income 1.47B 1.22B 1.5B 1.42B
Net Income Applicable To Common Shares 1.47B 1.22B 1.5B 1.42B

Balance Sheet Statement

Balance Sheet Statement history of RELX PLC (LSE:REL)

31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018
Cash 113M 88M 138M 114M
Net Receivables 1.64B 1.72B 1.83B 1.79B
Inventory 253M 240M 217M 212M
Other Current Assets 31M 19M 23M 11M
Total Current Assets 2.36B 2.27B 2.44B 2.35B
Long Term Investments 212M 362M 251M 255M
Property Plant Equipment 292M 378M 444M 461M
Good Will 7.37B 7.22B 6.82B 6.9B
Intangible Assets 3.3B 3.42B 3.45B 3.53B
Other Assets 327M 482M 373M 498M
Deferred Long Term Asset Charges 210M 270M 239M 455M
Total Assets 13.86B 14.14B 13.79B 14B
Accounts Payable 109M 154M 173M 187M
Short Long Term Debt 32M 448M 1.19B 614M
Other Current Liab 2.55B 2.56B 2.9B 2.91B
Long Term Debt 5.8B 6.1B 4.11B 4.72B
Other Liab 944M 1.39B 1.29B 1.33B
Minority Interest -8M 2M 24M 30M
Total Current Liabilities 3.75B 4.37B 5.95B 5.33B
Total Liab 10.63B 12.04B 11.6B 11.64B
Common Stock 286M 286M 286M 290M
Treasury Stock 1.46B 354M 437M 624M
Capital Surplus 1.49B 1.46B 1.44B 1.42B
Other Stockholder Equity 2.33B 1.24B 1.27B 1.36B
Total Stockholder Equity 3.23B 2.1B 2.17B 2.33B
Net Tangible Assets -7.44B -8.55B -8.11B -8.1B

Cash Flow Statement

Cash Flow Statement history of RELX PLC (LSE:REL)

31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018
Net Income 1.47B 1.22B 1.5B 1.42B
Depreciation 429M 524M 434M 426M
Change To Netincome -31M -357M -48M -19M
Change To Account Receivables -103M 149M -116M -89M
Change To Liabilities -32M -245M 79M 27M
Change To Inventory -13M -18M -14M -7M
Total Cash From Operating Activities 2.02B 1.6B 2.09B 1.99B
Capital Expenditures -28M -43M -47M -56M
Investments -8M -2M -8M -13M
Other Cashflows From Investing Activities 20M 31M 34M 30M
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities -384M -1.17B -733M -1.27B
Dividends Paid -920M -880M -842M -796M
Net Borrowings -724M 568M 108M 799M
Other Cashflows From Financing Activities 7M 9M 13M 6M
Total Cash From Financing Activities -1.61B -474M -1.33B -713M
Effect Of Exchange Rate -1M 1M -3M 2M
Change In Cash 25M -50M 24M 3M
Repurchase Of Stock -1M -187M -637M -743M
Issuance Of Stock 32M 16M 29M 21M