Ralph Lauren Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11,
2014. Shareholders who purchased RL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
12.5% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of RL was $160.01,
representing a -16.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $192.03
and a 9.6% increase over the 52 week low of $146.
RL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as V.F. Corporation (
) and Michael Kors Holdings Limited (
). RL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.11. Zacks Investment Research reports RL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.26%, compared to an
industry average of 5.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to RL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RL as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of
5.53% over the last 100 days. CZA has the highest percent weighting
of RL at 2.19%.