Ralph Lauren Corporation ( RL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased RL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that RL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $88.73, the dividend yield is 2.25%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RL was $88.73, representing a -22.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $114 and a 34.32% increase over the 52 week low of $66.06.
RL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) and Cintas Corporation ( CTAS ). RL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.23. Zacks Investment Research reports RL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -6.55%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.