Ralph Lauren Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Michael Kors Holdings Limited (
). 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%.
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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:
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
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%.