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Relx plc

Current Price 1830.00p Bid 1827.50p Ask 1830.50p Change 0.30%
Last Updated: 21/01/2021 07:38. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Reed Elsevier is a publisher and information provider with activities in medical, legal and business publishing. Among the services it provides is Lexis-Nexis, the information provider.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£7,874.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£2,060.00m
Dividend yield (%)
2.40
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
1.69
P/E Ratio
24.60

Key Personnel

Mr Anthony Habgood
Chairman
Mr Erik Engstrom
Chief Executive Officer
Mr N L Luff
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Andrew (Andy) Sukawaty
Non-Executive Director
Mr Robert MacLeod
Non-Executive Director
Mr Suzanne Wood
Non-Executive Director
Ms Charlotte Hogg
Non-Executive Director
Ms June Felix
Non-Executive Director
Ms Linda Sanford
Non-Executive Director
Ms Marike van Lier Lels
Non-Executive Director
Mr Wolfhart Hauser
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
RELl
ISIN
GB00B2B0DG97
Shares in Issue
1,109.44m
Market cap
£20,302.68m

Analyst Views (20)

Strong Buy
 
45.00%
Buy
 
5.00%
Hold
 
40.00%
Sell
 
5.00%
Strong Sell
 
5.00%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1,830.00p
Bid Price
1,827.50p
Ask Price
1,830.50p
Volume
218,231
Change Today
5.50p
% Change Today
0.30%
Open
1,823.75p
Previous Close
1,830.00p
Intraday High
1,835.75p
Intraday Low
1,813.00p
52 Week High
2,097.00p
52 Week Low
1,474.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
7,874.00
7,492.00
Operating Profit/Loss
2,060.00
1,932.00
Net Interest
-305.00
-211.00
Pre-Tax Profit
1,847.00
1,720.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
1,509.00
1,428.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
1,509.00
1,428.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
1,505.00
1,422.00
Minority Interests
4.00
6.00
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
77.40p
71.90p
Diluted
76.90p
71.40p
Adjusted
77.40p
71.90p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
444.00
461.00
Intangible Assets
10,276.00
10,433.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
251.00
255.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
373.00
498.00
Current Assets
Inventories
217.00
212.00
Trade & Other Receivables
2,067.00
2,015.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
138.00
114.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
23.00
10.00
Other Assets
n/a
1.00
Total Assets
13,789.00
13,999.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
2,060.00
1,392.00
Other Current Liabilities
3,887.00
3,929.00
Total Current Liabilities
5,947.00
5,321.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
4,354.00
4,973.00
Provisions
615.00
866.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
683.00
476.00
Total Non-Current Liabilities
5,652.00
6,315.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
4.00
Total Liabilities
11,599.00
11,640.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
2,190.00
2,359.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
286.00
290.00
Share Premium Account
1,443.00
1,415.00
Other Reserves
437.00
624.00
Retained Earnings
n/a
n/a
Shareholders Funds
2,166.00
2,329.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
24.00
30.00
Total Equity
2,190.00
2,359.00

Dividend History

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
8.55%
6.85%
Dividend yield
2.40%
2.60%
Dividend cover
1.69
1.71


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