RELX Group

RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The Group's strategy is to be a global professional information solutions provider, a company that delivers improved outcomes for professional and business customers. RELX Group provides innovative solutions which combine content and data with analytics and technology in global platforms.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
30,000 (est)-3%
RELX Group was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at RELX Group

Erik Engstrom

Erik Engstrom

Nick Luff

Nick Luff

Anthony Habgood

Anthony Habgood


RELX Group Office Locations

RELX Group has offices in London, Amsterdam, New York, Jakarta and in 151 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Grand Buildings 1-3 Strand
New York, US
230 Park Avenue
Amsterdam, NL
Radarweg 29
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RELX Group Data and Metrics

RELX Group Financial Metrics

RELX Group's revenue was reported to be £6.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

6.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

4.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.7 b

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

33.3 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

162 m
RELX Group's current market capitalization is £33.3 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6 b5.8 b6 b6.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.1 b2 b2.1 b2.5 b

Gross profit

3.9 b3.8 b3.8 b4.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

2.5 b2.4 b2.3 b2.7 b


1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.7 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

206 m169 m177 m203 m

Interest income

10 m7 m3 m8 m

Pre tax profit

1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.5 b

Income tax expense

81 m269 m298 m304 m

Net Income

1.1 b960 m1 b1.2 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


132 m276 m122 m162 m

Accounts Receivable

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.7 b

Current Assets

1.8 b1.9 b1.9 b2.4 b


960 m1 b871 m974 m


7.7 b8.1 b8.4 b10 b

Total Assets

10.5 b11.1 b11.2 b13.3 b

Accounts Payable

330 m333 m244 m297 m

Current Liabilities

3.9 b3.9 b4.2 b5.3 b

Total Liabilities

8.1 b9 b9 b11 b

Retained Earnings

561 m389 m425 m478 m

Total Equity

2.4 b2.1 b2.1 b2.3 b

Financial Leverage

4.4 x5.3 x5.2 x5.7 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.7 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 b)(670 m)(1.1 b)(1 b)

Income Taxes Paid

(81 m)(269 m)(298 m)(304 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

5.7 x

RELX Group Operating Metrics

RELX Group's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 14 m in FY, 2016, which is a 17% increase from the previous period. RELX Group's Journals Launched was reported to be 64 in FY, 2016, which is a 12% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Information Records

60 m65 m

Monthly Active Users

12 m14 m


900 k900 k



Journals Launched


Research Papers Submitted

1.3 m1.5 m

RELX Group Market Value History

RELX Group Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of RELX Group

RELX Group Online and Social Media Presence

RELX Group News and Updates

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