Stock: Polo Ralph Lauren (US broad), ISIN: US7512121010

Last Price 122.13 Max Price 132.09
Min Price 83.63 1 Year return -3.70

Polo Ralph Lauren

(US7512121010)/ RL

Polo Ralph Lauren's core business is the personal goods sector. The global personal goods companies gained around 51 percent worldwide over the last 10 years. Measured since 2011 the sector is 36 percent higher and over the past 12 months (December 2015-2016) there is a minus of 51 percent.

The past year was a profitable year for the Polo Ralph Lauren investors

Over the last 12 months, that were loss-making period for the investors in Polo Ralph Lauren, the stock lost around 16 percent. Over the past 5 years the stock lost a massive -31,58 percent. Polo Ralph Lauren's revenues between 2011 and 2015 were relatively stable and moved between 6,86 billion dollars and 7,62 billion dollars. Polo Ralph Lauren's net results between 2011 and 2015 were very constant and moved between 567,6 million dollars and 702 million dollars.

Over the past 5 years the American company paid out dividends. Over the past 5 years Polo Ralph Lauren's dividend yield was at around 6,45 percent per year. Over the period 2011-2015 Polo Ralph Lauren raised it's dividends per share each year. Based on the yearly higher dividend payments Polo Ralph Lauren is a kind of dividend aristocrat.

Polo Ralph Lauren financed with relatively low debt

At the end of 2015 the American company had a balance sheet of 6,11 billion dollars. At the end of 2015 the total debt positon equaled 2,22 billion dollars. This is around 36,28 percent of the total balance sheet. Last year the personal goods company's price/earnings-ratio (PE) was around 23. So the investors valued the stock at 23 times 2015' earnings per share. We could say that based on her price/earnings-ratio and dividend yield the American stock can be seen as a value stock.

The personal goods company's market capitalization (the number of shares outstanding times the market value) equaled around 6,65 billion dollars. At the end of 2015 the American company had around 60,4 million stocks listed.

All Polo Ralph Lauren's financial reports are available here. More information about Polo Ralph Lauren can be found it's website. .