Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012


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Ralph Lauren Corporation ( RL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $151.98, the dividend yield is 1.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RL was $151.98, representing a -16.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $182.48 and a 13.17% increase over the 52 week low of $134.29.

RL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) and Coach, Inc. ( COH ). RL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.09. Zacks Investment Research reports RL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.5%, compared to an industry average of 2.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RL Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to RL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RL as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PDP with an increase of 5.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RL at 1.72%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: COH , PDP , RL , VFC

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