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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for RL. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying potential capital gains of 6.33 percent. The minimum price target given was 66, implying potential capital losses of -12.28 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.51 percent. That number becomes 12.28 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.
RL has a 52-week high of 114.00 and a 52-week low of 66.06. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.9 percent, and 34 percent below the high. RL has a P/E 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 market cap of RL is $6.15 billion. RL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.