NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Ralph Lauren

(NYSE:

RL

) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $150 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.5%.

The average volume for Ralph Lauren has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ralph Lauren has a market cap of $9 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

consumer non-durables

industry. Shares are up 32.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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Ralph Lauren Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, marketing, and distribution of lifestyle products. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Ralph Lauren as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full

Ralph Lauren Ratings Report

.

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