RELX PLC Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-20.000 (-0.903%)
52 week
1484.9 - 2246.0

Last traded: Yesterday at 3:38 PM

RELX PLC provides information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Scientific, Technical & Medical; Risk; Legal; and Exhibitions. The Scientific, Technical & Medical segment provides information and analytics that help institutions and professionals to progress in science and advance healthcare. 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 Legal segment provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers in decision-making, as well as enhance the productivity. The Exhibitions segment is involved in the events business. The company was formerly known as Reed Elsevier PLC and changed its name to RELX PLC in July 2015. The company was incorporated in 1903 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorPublishing / Communication Services
Full time employees33000
Mailing address1-3 Strand London WC2N 5JR United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 7166 5500 /


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RELX PLC paid £0.48 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 05 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 67.92%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.REL dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

REL's forward dividend amount is £0.48 and the forward dividend yield is 2.17%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on RELX PLC.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Erik EngstromCEO & Exec. Director573.55M
Mr. Nicholas Lawrence LuffCFO & Exec. Director531.89M
Ms. Kumsal Bayazit BessonChief Exec. Officer of Scientific, Technical & Medical46
Mr. Colin TennantHead of Investor Relations
Mr. Henry Adam UdowChief Legal Officer & Company Sec.62
Mr. Paul AbrahamsHead of Corp. Communications
Ms. Rosemary ThomsonChief HR Officer51
Ms. Jelena SevoChief Strategy Officer
Mr. Michael WalshChief Exec. Officer of Legal
Mr. Hugh M. Jones IVChief Exec. Officer of Exhibitions

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of RELX PLC is 42.46B and its enterprise value is 48.72B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of REL is 6.96.

The REL's stocks Beta value is 0.51 making it 49% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

RELX PLC (LSE:REL) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is RELX PLC's Stock Symbol?

RELX PLC trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "REL".

2. What is RELX PLC's stock price today?

One share of REL stock can currently be purchased for approximately £2195.

3. How can I contact RELX PLC?

RELX PLC's mailing address is 1-3 Strand London WC2N 5JR United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7166 5500.

4. What is RELX PLC's official website?

The official website of RELX PLC is