Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) went up by 0.04% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $128.29. The company’s stock price has collected 7.41% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 08/29/20 that These ‘Dividend Aristocrat’ stocks have been raising their dividends for decades, and there have been no dividend cuts during the pandemic
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for RL is at 1.14. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 20 who provided ratings for Ralph Lauren Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $85.44, which is $4.46 above the current price. RL currently public float of 47.06M and currently shorts hold a 12.31% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of RL was 1.14M shares.
RL’s Market Performance
RL stocks went up by 7.41% for the week, with a monthly jump of 14.10% and a quarterly performance of 5.50%, while its annual performance rate touched -21.84%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.35% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.37% for Ralph Lauren Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 13.04% for RL stocks with a simple moving average of -7.59% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of RL
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RL stocks, with Telsey Advisory Group repeating the rating for RL by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for RL in the upcoming period, according to Telsey Advisory Group is $85 based on the research report published on August 5th of the current year 2020.
Telsey Advisory Group, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see RL reach a price target of $95, previously predicting the value of $88. The rating they have provided for RL stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on May 28th, 2020.
Telsey Advisory Group gave a rating of “Outperform” to RL, setting the target price at $88 in the report published on May 21st of the current year.
RL Trading at 14.03% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought RL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -37.16% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.37%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.35%, as shares surge +13.71% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.93% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, RL rose by +7.41%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -25.84% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $71.80. In addition, Ralph Lauren Corporation saw -31.22% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at RL starting from Lauren Family, L.L.C., who sold 71,436 shares at the price of $115.50 back on Dec 12. After this action, Lauren Family, L.L.C. now owns 0 shares of Ralph Lauren Corporation, valued at $8,251,080 using the latest closing price.
Lauren Family, L.L.C., the 10% Owner of Ralph Lauren Corporation, sold 71,428 shares at $108.61 during a trade that took place back on Nov 27, which means that Lauren Family, L.L.C. is holding 71,436 shares at $7,757,574 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for RL
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +6.35 for the present operating margin
- +54.53 for the gross margin
The net margin for Ralph Lauren Corporation stands at +6.24. The total capital return value is set at 7.72, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.51. Equity return is now at value 4.90, with 1.90 for asset returns.
Based on Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL), the company’s capital structure generated 119.82 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 54.51. Total debt to assets is 44.33, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 10.68. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 79.99.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.03, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.51. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.05 and the total asset turnover is 0.93. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.61.