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 highest price target was 80, implying a possible profit of 6.33 percent. The lowest price target was 66, implying potential capital losses 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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 below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.15 billion. RL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.