RELX Dividend yield




   GBP/share 
 Price  21.47
 Dividend  0.48
 Earnings  0.95
 Cash-flow  0.84
 Book value  1.08
 Equity  1.10

RELX is part of Media business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. RELX is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

RELX paid a total dividend of 928 million GBP last year, for a market value of 41,502 millions (Market Cap 39,904 millions). Dividend per share of RELX is 0.48 GBP, and his stock market price 21.47 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, RELX has a dividend yield of 2.22%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare RELX dividend yield with other Media companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of RELX

RELX Dividend Payout

About the ability of RELX to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.48 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.22%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). RELX payout on ernings is currently 50.53%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.27% and 23.71% respectively. Both figures show that RELX can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of RELX is GBP 0.84 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.48, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of RELX, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Consumer Services industry and Media sector companies.

RELX payout

RELX Dividend History

Year Yield  GBP  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.22%0.4850.53%1,933
20202.55%0.4643.40%1,931
20192.27%0.4343.43%1,953
20182.48%0.4068.97%1,987
20172.15%0.3746.84%1,073
20162.37%0.3324.81%1,096
20152.20%0.2659.09%1,119

*In millions

RELX Stock performance

Finally, last moth RELX showed a return of -1.60% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.21% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 24.40% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Media firms.

RELX stock and market return