Relx PLC (LON:REL) shares shot up 1.8% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as GBX 1,722 ($22.72) and last traded at GBX 1,741 ($22.97). 2,432,412 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of Infinity from the average session volume of 0 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,711 ($22.58).

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,885 ($24.87) price objective on shares of Relx PLC in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,515 ($19.99) price objective on shares of Relx PLC in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,550 ($20.45) price objective on shares of Relx PLC in a research note on Friday, October 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their target price on shares of Relx PLC from GBX 1,690 ($22.30) to GBX 1,753 ($23.13) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, September 4th. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,750 ($23.09) target price on shares of Relx PLC in a report on Thursday, October 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,647.56 ($21.74).

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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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