News coverage about Relx PLC (NYSE:RELX) has trended somewhat positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Relx PLC earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media headlines about the technology company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Alpha One’s scoring:
- Relx PLC (RELX) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- LexisNexis Risk Solutions Engaged with Three Auto Manufacturers, to Provide Unique Solutions through LexisNexis Telematics Exchange (bizjournals.com)
- Analyst Report on Credit Scoring Assesses Opportunities, Innovations and Alternatives in a Changing Market (prnewswire.com)
- LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Announces FCA Authorisation (bobsguide.com)
- RELX : Reaffirms Outlook For 2017 As Trends Remain In Line With 2016 (4-traders.com)
RELX has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Relx PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 21st. Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of Relx PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $23.00.
Shares of Relx PLC (NYSE:RELX) traded up 1.30% during trading on Thursday, hitting $20.21. 77,790 shares of the stock were exchanged. Relx PLC has a 52-week low of $16.19 and a 52-week high of $20.26. The stock has a market cap of $41.28 billion, a PE ratio of 29.04 and a beta of 0.92. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $19.54 and a 200-day moving average of $18.34.
The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 28th will be given a dividend of $0.3189 per share. This represents a yield of 3.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 26th.
Relx PLC 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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