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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.34
RL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. RL: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.21   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.34

Equity to Asset 0.64
RL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. RL: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.64

0.45
0.71
Interest Coverage 60.88
RL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 197.18 vs. RL: 60.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.67   Max: 1195.89
Current: 60.88

4.67
1195.89
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.65
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
10.03%
21.39%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.58
RL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. RL: 13.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.27   Max: 16.23
Current: 13.58

5.27
16.23
Net-margin (%) 9.21
RL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. RL: 9.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.66   Max: 10.8
Current: 9.21

2.66
10.8
ROE (%) 17.55
RL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. RL: 17.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.49   Max: 34.93
Current: 17.55

7.49
34.93
ROA (%) 11.30
RL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. RL: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.65   Max: 21.05
Current: 11.3

3.65
21.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 40.59
RL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.74 vs. RL: 40.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.46   Max: 80.79
Current: 40.59

15.46
80.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.00
RL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. RL: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 30.1
Current: 6

4.7
30.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.20
RL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. RL: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3   Max: 37.9
Current: 3.2

-3
37.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
RL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. RL: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.2   Max: 40.4
Current: 3.4

-20.2
40.4
» RL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

RL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 3,243 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,048,443 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 11,840 sh (+142.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 87,702 sh (+75.39%)
Jeremy Grantham 122,603 sh (+20.08%)
Robert Olstein 37,000 sh (+15.63%)
Murray Stahl 5,044 sh (+3.45%)
Steven Cohen 82,800 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ron Baron 343,256 sh (-21.88%)
Lee Ainslie 724,885 sh (-64.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,314 sh (-64.50%)
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Q3 2014

RL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 22,062 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 7,759 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 30,332 sh (+225.66%)
Steven Cohen 241,200 sh (+191.30%)
Jeremy Grantham 129,074 sh (+5.28%)
Robert Olstein 37,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Murray Stahl 4,847 sh (-3.91%)
Ron Baron 294,729 sh (-14.14%)
Andreas Halvorsen 800,328 sh (-23.67%)
Mario Gabelli 8,245 sh (-30.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,175 sh (-86.12%)
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Q4 2014

RL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 169,106 sh (+31.01%)
Mario Gabelli 8,245 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 4,715 sh (-2.72%)
Ron Baron 281,480 sh (-4.50%)
Robert Olstein 31,000 sh (-16.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,699 sh (-68.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,092 sh (-82.82%)
Steven Cohen 8,500 sh (-96.48%)
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Q1 2015

RL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 303,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 294,658 sh (+2938.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,087 sh (+1481.60%)
Steven Cohen 13,800 sh (+62.35%)
Robert Olstein 47,000 sh (+51.61%)
Murray Stahl 6,377 sh (+35.25%)
Jeremy Grantham 169,770 sh (+0.39%)
Mario Gabelli 8,240 sh (-0.06%)
Ron Baron 209,479 sh (-25.58%)
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Ralph Lauren Is A Strong Brand With Staying Power
There not many clothing brands that have the longevity of Ralph Lauren (RL). The company provides top of the line lifestyle of luxury products as well as products for the fashion-minded aspirational crowd. It has been going strong since its founder, Ralph Lauren, started designing and selling ties in 1967. As many fads have come and gone, Ralph Lauren is still standing. Since its IPO in June of 1997 the stock is up 385 percent for an average annual compounded return of 9.7 percent. For the same period, the S&P 500 index increased a total of 119 percent for an average annual compounded return of 4.8 percent. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.50
RL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. RL: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.56   Max: 26.84
Current: 17.5

7.56
26.84
Forward P/E 17.36
RL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. RL: 17.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.90
RL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. RL: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.56   Max: 26.85
Current: 16.9

7.56
26.85
P/B 3.10
RL's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. RL: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 4.74
Current: 3.1

1.18
4.74
P/S 1.60
RL's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. RL: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.6

0.66
2.52
PFCF 24.40
RL's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. RL: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 32.33
Current: 24.4

5.6
32.33
POCF 13.32
RL's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.96 vs. RL: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.26   Max: 21.13
Current: 13.32

4.26
21.13
EV-to-EBIT 10.81
RL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.79 vs. RL: 10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 16.4
Current: 10.81

4.3
16.4
PEG 1.54
RL's PEG is ranked higher than
51% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. RL: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
RL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.54

0.33
2.99
Shiller P/E 18.90
RL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. RL: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.36   Max: 40.28
Current: 18.9

10.36
40.28
Current Ratio 2.80
RL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. RL: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 3.43
Current: 2.8

1.63
3.43
Quick Ratio 1.92
RL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. RL: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2.38
Current: 1.92

0.87
2.38
Days Inventory 129.36
RL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 101.36 vs. RL: 129.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 82.95   Max: 143.62
Current: 129.36

82.95
143.62
Days Sales Outstanding 31.37
RL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 50.90 vs. RL: 31.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.07   Max: 60.85
Current: 31.37

24.07
60.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.40
RL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. RL: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.4

0.2
1.42
Dividend Payout 0.23
RL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. RL: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
RL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.24
Current: 0.23

0.05
0.24
Dividend growth (3y) 32.20
RL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. RL: 32.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
RL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.7
Current: 32.2

0
74.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.58
RL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. RL: 9.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
RL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 9.71
Current: 9.58

1.37
9.71
Share Buyback Rate 2.30
RL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. RL: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
RL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.1   Max: -2.6
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.40
RL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. RL: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 11.02
Current: 4.4

2.49
11.02
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
RL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
70% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. RL: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
RL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.92
Current: 1

0.54
1.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
RL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RL: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.9

0.35
1.38
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.90
RL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RL: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
RL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.77
Current: 1.9

0.51
2.77
Price/Graham Number 1.80
RL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. RL: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 3.12
Current: 1.8

1.16
3.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
RL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. RL: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
RL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 23.3
Current: 9

6.1
23.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.45
RL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. RL: 13.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
RL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 11.8   Max: 35.1
Current: 13.45

11.8
35.1

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 7,739 8,067 8,477
EPS($) 7.58 8.01 9.19
EPS without NRI($) 7.58 8.01 9.19

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
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Traded in other countries:PRL.Germany,
Ralph Lauren Corp formerly Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation was incorporated in June 1997 under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company is engaged in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products, including men's, women's and children's apparel, accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. It operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail and Licensing. The Wholesale segment consists of women's, men's and children's apparel, accessories and related products which are sold in major department stores, specialty stores, golf and pro shops and the Company's owned and licensed retail stores in the U.S. and overseas. The Retail segment consists of the Company's retail operations, which sell products through its full-price and factory stores, its concessions-based shop-within-shops, as well as RalphLauren.com and Rugby.com, its e-commerce websites. The stores, concessions-based shop-within-shops and websites sell products purchased from the Company's licensees, suppliers and Wholesale segment. The Licensing segment generates revenues from royalties earned on the sale of the Company's apparel, home and other products internationally and domestically through licensing alliances. The Company's brand names include Ralph Lauren Women's Collection, Purple Label, Black Label, Blue Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, RRL, Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, RLX Ralph Lauren, Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren, Rugby, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others. It faces competition from other domestic and foreign fashion-oriented apparel and casual apparel producers, some of which might be larger and more diversified and have greater financial and marketing resources than it has. It also faces competition from companies selling apparel and home products through the Internet. Apparel and other products sold by the Company. Its operations are subject to regulation in the U.S. and other countries by other governmental agencies, including, in the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
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