RELX

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Share Price Information

Name RELX
Epic REL
Sector Publishing
ISIN GB00B2B0DG97
Activites RELX plc (formerly Reed Elsevier Group plc) is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs approximately 30,000 people of whom almost half are in North America. RELX PLC is a London listed holding company, which owns 52.9% of RELX Group. RELX NV is an Amsterdam listed holding company, which owns 47.1% of RELX Group.
Index FTSE 100

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 1,855.00 Net gearing (%) 82.33
Market capitalisation (£m) 35,863.28 Gross gearing (%) 83.15
Shares in issue (m) 1,939.60 Debt ratio 72.82
P/E ratio 25.72 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.54
Total dividends per share (p) 42.10 Assets / equity ratio 5.93
Dividend yield (%) 2.34 Price to book value 15.20
Dividend cover 1.66 ROCE (%) 19.82
Earning per share (p) 71.90 EPS growth (%) -12.53
52-week high / low (p) 2,027.00 / 1,551.50 DPS growth (%) 6.85

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Dec 2018 Full Year 7,492 1,428 71.90 GBP
31 Dec 2017 Full Year 7,355 1,667 82.20 GBP
31 Dec 2016 Full Year 6,895 1,169 56.30 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 01 Aug 2019 02 Sep 2019 13.60 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 02 May 2019 04 Jun 2019 29.70 GBX 42.10
H1 Dividend 02 Aug 2018 24 Aug 2018 12.40 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 26 Apr 2018 22 May 2018 27.70 GBX 39.40
H1 Dividend 03 Aug 2017 30 Aug 2017 11.70 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 27 Apr 2017 22 May 2017 25.70 GBX 35.95
H1 Dividend 04 Aug 2016 26 Aug 2016 10.25 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 28 Apr 2016 20 May 2016 22.30 GBX 29.70
H1 Dividend 06 Aug 2015 28 Aug 2015 7.40 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 30 Apr 2015 22 May 2015 19.00 GBX 26.00

Contact details

Company name RELX
Address 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5JR.
Telephone +44 (0)20 7930 7077
Website http://www.relx.com/

Advisors

Company's broker JPMorgan Cazenove
Company's joint broker UBS Investment Bank
NOMAD n/a
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors Deloitte & Touche LLP
Solicitors n/a

Directors

Appointed Director Position
23 Aug 2004 Erik Engstrom Chief Executive Officer
01 Sep 2014 Nicholas Lawrence Luff Chief Financial Officer
01 Jun 2009 Anthony John Habgood Non-Executive Chairman
21 Jul 2015 Marike van lier Lels Non-Executive Director
03 Sep 2009 Ben van der Veer Non-Executive Director
26 Sep 2017 Suzanne H Wood Non-Executive Director
04 Dec 2012 Linda Szabat Sanford Non-Executive Director
21 Apr 2016 Carol Geiger Mills Non-Executive Director
21 Apr 2016 Robert James MacLeod Non-Executive Director
20 Apr 2011 Adrian Nevil Hennah Non-Executive Director
25 Apr 2013 Dr Wolfhart Gunnar Hauser Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2016
Tangible assets 198 209 242
Intangible asssets and goodwill 10,433 9,159 9,996
Investments and other non-current assets 1,016 756 732
Total non-current assets 11,647 10,124 10,970
Inventory / work in progress 212 197 209
Trade and other receivables 2,015 1,822 1,956
Cash and equivalents 114 111 162
Other current assets and asset held for resale 11 29 26
Total of all assets 13,999 12,283 13,323
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 5,321 4,526 5,304
Long term liabilities 6,315 5,383 5,656
Other liabilites / pension etc 4 0 5
Total of all liabilities 11,640 9,909 10,965
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 2,359 2,374 2,358
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 290 224 226
Minority interests 30 21 38
Retained earnings 0 0 0
Share premium account 1,415 3,104 3,003
Other equity 624 -975 -909
Total equity 2,359 2,374 2,358
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 1,985 1,848 1,682
Cashflow before financing 714 1,426 1,014
Increase / decrease in Cash 1 -45 9
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 7,492 7,355 6,895
Cost of sales 2,644 2,631 2,488
Gross profit 4,848 4,724 4,407
Operating profit 1,964 1,905 1,708
Pre-tax profit 1,720 1,734 1,473
Profit / loss for the year 1,428 1,667 1,169