Analyst Ratings for Ralph Lauren Corp. Cl A (RL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to Ralph Lauren Corp. Cl A (NYSE:RL) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, RL received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 17 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for RL. The maximum price target given was 80, implying potential capital gains of 6.33 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 66, implying a possible loss of -12.28 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.51 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 12.28 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.53 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -8.51 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the last 52-weeks, RL has achieved a high of 114.00 and a low of 66.06. Today's price is 13.9 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 34 percent. RL has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RL value stock report compares RL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.15 billion. RL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.