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How to buy Ralph Lauren Corp Class A stock

Learn how to easily invest in Ralph Lauren Corp Class A stock.

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A is an apparel manufacturing business based in the US. Ralph Lauren Corp Class A shares (RL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ralph Lauren Corp Class A employs 13,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $6.4 billion.

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Ralph Lauren Corp Class A stock price (NYSE: RL)

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Ralph Lauren Corp Class A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-02.
Latest market close$117.08
52-week range$81.63 - $132.00
50-day moving average $112.06
200-day moving average $100.01
Wall St. target price$121.32
PE ratio 17.8894
Dividend yield $2.875 (2.44%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.14

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Ralph Lauren Corp Class A price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $117.08 from 2023-02-08

1 week (2023-02-02) -7.74%
1 month (2023-01-09) 2.36%
3 months (2022-11-09) 29.74%
6 months (2022-08-09) 20.99%
1 year (2022-02-09) -7.92%
2 years (2021-02-09) 6.70%
3 years (2020-02-07) 117.2551
5 years (2018-02-09) 25.28%

Is Ralph Lauren Corp Class A stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Ralph Lauren Corp Class A stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's P/E ratio

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Ralph Lauren Corp Class A shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's PEG ratio

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7344. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's EBITDA

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $964.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A financials

Revenue TTM $6.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.55%
Gross profit TTM $4.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.2%
Return on equity TTM 20.16%
Profit margin 8.05%
Book value $34.02
Market capitalisation $8.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A share dividends

64%

Dividend payout ratio: 63.86% of net profits

Recently Ralph Lauren Corp Class A has paid out, on average, around 63.86% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.44% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ralph Lauren Corp Class A shareholders could enjoy a 2.44% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's case, that would currently equate to about $2.875 per share.

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's most recent dividend payout was on 12 January 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 December 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $81.6289 up to $131.9971. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RL.US volatility(beta: 1.37)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's is 1.3669. This would suggest that Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ralph Lauren Corp Class A overview

Ralph Lauren Corporation designs, markets, and distributes lifestyle products in North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company offers apparel, including a range of men's, women's, and children's clothing; footwear and accessories, which comprise casual shoes, dress shoes, boots, sneakers, sandals, eyewear, watches, fashion and fine jewelry, scarves, hats, gloves, and umbrellas, as well as leather goods, such as handbags, luggage, small leather goods, and belts; home products consisting of bed and bath lines, furniture, fabric and wallcoverings, lighting, tabletop, kitchen linens, floor coverings, and giftware; and fragrances. It sells apparel and accessories under the Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Golf Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Golf, RLX Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, and Chaps brands; women's fragrances under the Ralph Lauren Collection, Woman by Ralph Lauren, Romance Collection, and Ralph Collection brand names; and men's fragrances under the Polo Blue, Ralph's Club, Safari, Purple Label, Polo Red, Polo Green, Polo Black, Polo Sport, and Big Pony Men's brand names. The company's restaurant collection includes The Polo Bar in New York City; RL Restaurant in Chicago; Ralph's in Paris; The Bar at Ralph Lauren located in Milan; and Ralph's Coffee concept. It sells its products to department stores, specialty stores, and golf and pro shops, as well as directly to consumers through its retail stores, concession-based shop-within-shops, and its digital commerce sites. The company directly operates 504 retail stores and 684 concession-based shop-within-shops; and operates 175 Ralph Lauren stores, 329 factory stores, and 148 stores and shops through licensing partners. Ralph Lauren Corporation was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ralph Lauren Corp Class A is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.17% of Ralph Lauren Corp Class A shares are held by insiders and 111.476% by institutions.
How many people work for Ralph Lauren Corp Class A?
Latest data suggests 13,500 work at Ralph Lauren Corp Class A.
When does the fiscal year end for Ralph Lauren Corp Class A?
Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Ralph Lauren Corp Class A based?
Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's address is: 650 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10022
What is Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's ISIN number?
Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's international securities identification number is: US7512121010
What is Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's CUSIP number?
Ralph Lauren Corp Class A's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 731572103

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