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Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) major shareholder Family L.L.C. Lauren sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $163.04, for a total transaction of $8,152,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

A number of research firms have recently commented on RL. Analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott raised their price target on shares of Ralph Lauren Corp from $171.00 to $177.00 in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded shares of Ralph Lauren Corp from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a $180.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $165.00. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Ralph Lauren Corp has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $169.08.

Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) traded up 0.75% on Wednesday, hitting $168.26. 362,469 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Ralph Lauren Corp has a 1-year low of $141.93 and a 1-year high of $181.07. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $160.0 and a 200-day moving average of $157.0. The company has a market cap of $14.798 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.13.

Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported $1.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.78 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.73 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.94 earnings per share. Ralph Lauren Corp’s revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Ralph Lauren Corp will post $8.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Ralph Lauren Corporation is engaged in the design, marketing and distribution of products, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, accessories (NYSE:RL), fragrances and home furnishings.

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