Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2013

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Ralph Lauren Corporation ( RL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 10, 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $175.05, the dividend yield is 1.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RL was $175.05, representing a -8.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $192.03 and a 21.44% increase over the 52 week low of $144.14.

RL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) and Michael Kors Holdings Limited ( KORS ). RL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.85. Zacks Investment Research reports RL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.35%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of 6.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RL at 0.61%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: KORS , PXMG , RL , VFC

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