2. As of noon trading, Ralph Lauren ( RL) is up $1.12 (0.8%) to $149.89 on average volume Thus far, 428,660 shares of Ralph Lauren exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 737,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $149.30-$151.15 after having opened the day at $149.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $148.77.

Ralph Lauren Corporation engages in the design, marketing, and distribution of lifestyle products. Ralph Lauren has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Ralph Lauren a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ralph Lauren as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ralph Lauren Ratings Report now.

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