Ralph Lauren Corporation ( RL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.625 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased RL 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 $96.2, the dividend yield is 2.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RL was $96.2, representing a -34.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $147.79 and a 0.6% increase over the 52 week low of $95.63.
RL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) and Cintas Corporation ( CTAS ). RL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.88. Zacks Investment Research reports RL's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 12.56%, compared to an industry average of 21.2%.