Ralph Lauren Corp (RL)’s Pretax Margin and Net Margin Explained

Ralph Lauren Corp [RL] stock is trading at $173.45, up 2.29%. In order to assess the stock’s recent performance, you can check whether its short-term value is rising or falling. The RL shares have gain 3.32% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 3.91%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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From an analyst’s perspective:

Ralph Lauren Corp [NYSE: RL] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on April 30, 2024, when Jefferies initiated its Buy rating and assigned the stock a price target of $195. Previously, Telsey Advisory Group reaffirmed its Outperform rating on February 09, 2024, and elevated its price target to $195. On December 12, 2023, upgrade upgraded it’s rating to Neutral and revised its price target to $132 on the stock. Evercore ISI started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and suggested a price target of $130 on November 07, 2023. Raymond James initiated its recommendation with a Outperform and recommended $135 as its price target on September 22, 2023. Guggenheim upgraded its rating to Buy for this stock on September 18, 2023, but kept the price target unchanged to $166. In a note dated February 13, 2023, BofA Securities upgraded an Buy rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $130 to $145.

Ralph Lauren Corp [RL] stock has fluctuated between $103.17 and $192.03 over the past year. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $155.8 within the next 12 months. Ralph Lauren Corp [NYSE: RL] shares were valued at $173.45 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential drop of -10.18% based on the average RL price forecast.

Analyzing the RL fundamentals

Ralph Lauren Corp [NYSE:RL] reported sales of 6.63B for the trailing twelve months, which represents a growth of 1.76%. Gross Profit Margin for this corporation currently stands at 0.66% with Operating Profit Margin at 0.12%, Pretax Profit Margin comes in at 0.12%, and Net Profit Margin reading is 0.1%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 0.1, Equity is 0.26 and Total Capital is 0.15. Upon thorough examination of the company’s fundamental financial framework, it becomes apparent that the debt-to-equity ratio stands at 0.57.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 169.29 points at the first support level, and at 165.14 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 175.62, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 177.80.

Ratios To Look Out For

For context, Ralph Lauren Corp’s Current Ratio is 2.29. In addition, the Quick Ratio stands at 1.68 and the Cash Ratio stands at 1.13. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 1.59, the price to book ratio is 4.48 and price to earnings (TTM) ratio is 17.84.

Transactions by insiders

Recent insider trading involved Lauren Family, L.L.C., 10% Owner, that happened on Mar 04 ’24 when 3.0 million shares were sold. Chief Product Officer, Alagoz Halide completed a deal on Feb 12 ’24 to sell 2115.0 shares. Meanwhile, Chief Product Officer Alagoz Halide sold 2000.0 shares on Dec 14 ’23.

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