REL: 1,360.10 -9.50 (▼0.69%)

Delayed:2016-12-12 18:15:00
Bid Price 1,363.00 High Price 1,380.00
Ask Price 1,364.00 Low Price 1,359.00
Open Price 1,372.00 Spread 0.07%
Prev Close 1,364.00 Volume 4,514,699.00

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RELX Share Price Information

Name RELX Epic REL
Sector Media ISIN GB00B2B0DG97
Activites Reed Elsevier Group plc is a world leading publisher and information provider. It is owned equally by its two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The group employs 35,600 people, including approximately 22,000 in North America. Operating in the scientific, legal, educational and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high value and flexible information solutions to professional end users, with increasing emphasis on internet delivery. Security Type Equity

Key numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 1,363.50 Net Gearing (%) 79.44
Market Cap (£m) 14,708.00 Gross Gearing (%) 80.53
Shares in issue (m) 1,084.66 Debt Ratio 68.93
P/E Ratio 29.22 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.54
Divs per share (p) 29.70 Assets / Equity Ratio 5.14
Dividend Yield (%) 2.40 Price to book value 6.75
Dividend Cover 2.00 SROCE (%) 18.72
Earning per share (p) 46.40 EPS Growth (%) 7.91
52-week high / low (p) 1,573.00 / 1,119.00 DPS Growth (%) 14.23

RELX Broker Views

Date Broker Rec. Price Old target price New target price Notes
22 Nov Credit Suisse Outperform 1,360.10 1370.00 1600.00 Upgrades
11 Nov Exane BNP Paribas Outperform 1,360.10 1750.00 1750.00 Reiterates
11 Nov Deutsche Bank Hold 1,360.10 Retains
28 Oct Exane BNP Paribas Outperform 1,360.10 1750.00 Reiterates
28 Oct Barclays Capital Overweight 1,360.10 Reiterates

RELX Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
17 Nov 2016 Dr Wolfhart Hauser Buy 7435 @ 1337.99p £99,479.56

RELX Company News

Relx announces non-discretionary share buyback

RELX PLC and RELX N.V. said following the conclusion of their £700m share buyback programme in 2016, they will implement an irrevocable, non-discretionary programme to repurchase their respective ordinary shares up to the value of £100m between Jan. 1, 2017, and Feb. 20, 2017.

This was ahead of the companies’ results announcement on 23 February 2017.

“The ratio of the respective ordinary shares to be bought back by each of the Companies over the course of this period will be set by reference to the Companies respective economic interests in RELX Group plc,” they said.

“The purpose of the Programme is to reduce the capital of the Companies. The Companies intend that shares purchased will be held in treasury.”

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Broker Forecast – Credit Suisse issues a broker note on RELX Plc

Credit Suisse today upgrades its investment rating on RELX Plc (LON:REL) to outperform (from neutral) and raised its price target to 1600p (from 1370p).

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Director Deals – RELX Plc (REL)

Dr Wolfhart Hauser, Non Executive Director, bought 7,435 shares in the company on the 16th November 2016 at a price of 1337.99p. The Director now holds 11,542 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue.

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Broker Forecast – Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on RELX Plc

Exane BNP Paribas today reaffirms its outperform investment rating on RELX Plc (LON:REL) and set its price target at 1750p.

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