Relx PLC (NYSE:RELX) hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $24.25 and last traded at $24.22, with a volume of 96252 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $23.89.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on RELX shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Relx from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 17th. Deutsche Bank lowered Relx from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 13th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $25.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.44, a P/E/G ratio of 3.43 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.11, a current ratio of 0.44 and a quick ratio of 0.40.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of RELX. Lazard Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Relx by 344.4% in the 1st quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 7,440,786 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $159,604,000 after purchasing an additional 5,766,458 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE lifted its stake in shares of Relx by 18.9% in the 4th quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 4,917,753 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $100,912,000 after purchasing an additional 781,306 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp lifted its stake in shares of Relx by 8.5% in the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,682,609 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $57,541,000 after purchasing an additional 209,325 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its stake in shares of Relx by 17.4% in the 1st quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,553,700 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $54,777,000 after purchasing an additional 377,993 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its stake in shares of Relx by 4.3% in the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,194,874 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $47,080,000 after purchasing an additional 90,483 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 5.26% of the company’s stock.

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About Relx (NYSE:RELX)

RELX PLC provides information based-analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Scientific, Technical & Medical; Risk & Business Analytics; and Exhibitions. The Scientific, Technical & Medical segment provides information and analytics to institutions and professionals that enables progress in science, advance healthcare, and performance improvement.

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