Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact RELX (RELX) Share Price

News coverage about RELX (NYSE:RELX) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. RELX earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.9244614222503 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

RELX has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded RELX from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 4th. Deutsche Bank upgraded RELX from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th. Goldman Sachs upgraded RELX from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Morgan Stanley cut RELX from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Barclays cut RELX from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, February 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. RELX presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $23.00.

NYSE:RELX traded down $0.08 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $21.79. 206,592 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 465,547. The firm has a market cap of $23,035.41, a P/E ratio of 21.16, a PEG ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 0.66. RELX has a 1-year low of $20.31 and a 1-year high of $24.03. The company has a quick ratio of 0.43, a current ratio of 0.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.77.

The company also recently announced a None dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 25th. Investors of record on Friday, April 27th will be issued a dividend of $0.388 per share. This is a positive change from RELX’s previous None dividend of $0.15. This represents a yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 26th. RELX’s payout ratio is presently 46.60%.

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RELX Company Profile

RELX PLC provides information and analytics for professional and business customers in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Scientific, Technical & Medical; Risk & Business Analytics; Legal; and Exhibitions. The Scientific, Technical & Medical segment provides information and analytics to institutions and professionals.

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