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.

RL was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 80, implying potential capital gains of 6.33 percent. The minimum price target given was 66, implying a possible loss of -12.28 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -8.51 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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 traded between a high of 114.00 and a low of 66.06 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.9 percent, and 34 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of RL is $6.15 billion. RL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.