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Ralph Lauren (Ralph Lauren) Debt-to-EBITDA

: 1.74 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Ralph Lauren's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $278 Mil. Ralph Lauren's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $2,479 Mil. Ralph Lauren's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,586 Mil. Ralph Lauren's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 1.74.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for Ralph Lauren's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

RL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41   Med: 2.08   Max: 16.36
Current: 2.8

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Ralph Lauren was 16.36. The lowest was 0.41. And the median was 2.08.

RL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
50.69% of 795 companies
in the Manufacturing - Apparel & Accessories industry
Industry Median: 2.84 vs RL: 2.80

Ralph Lauren Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Ralph Lauren's Debt-to-EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Ralph Lauren Annual Data
Trend Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.05 5.26 16.36 3.27 3.03

Ralph Lauren Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.03 6.35 2.97 2.97 1.74

Competitive Comparison

For the Apparel Manufacturing subindustry, Ralph Lauren's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Ralph Lauren Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

For the Manufacturing - Apparel & Accessories industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Ralph Lauren's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Ralph Lauren's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



Ralph Lauren Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Ralph Lauren's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(287 + 2594.9) / 952.8
=3.02

Ralph Lauren's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(277.5 + 2478.6) / 1586.4
=1.74

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) EBITDA data.


Ralph Lauren  (NYSE:RL) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by EBITDA. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


Ralph Lauren Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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Ralph Lauren (Ralph Lauren) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
650 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, USA, 10022
Founded by designer Ralph Lauren in 1967 in New York City, Ralph Lauren Corp. designs, markets, and distributes lifestyle products in North America, Europe, and Asia. Its products include apparel, footwear, eyewear, jewelry, handbags, home goods, and fragrances. The company's brands include Ralph Lauren Collection, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Lauren Ralph Lauren. Distribution channels for Ralph Lauren include wholesale (department stores and specialty stores), retail (company-owned retail stores and e-commerce), and licensing.
Executives
Halide Alagoz officer: Chief Product Officer RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION, 650 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10022
Patrice Louvet director, officer: President and CEO ONE PROCTER & GAMBLE PLAZA, CINCINNATI OH 45202
Wei Zhang director RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION, 650 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10022
Debra S. Cupp director RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION, 650 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10022
Andrew Howard Smith officer: EVP, Chief Commercial Officer RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION, 650 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10022
Hubert Joly director C/O BEST BUY CO, INC., 7601 PENN AVENUE SOUTH, RICHFIELD MN 55423
Jane Nielsen officer: Corp. Sr. Vice President, CFO 516 WEST 34TH STREET, NEW YORK NY 10001
Michael A George director
Valerie B Jarrett director USG CORPORATION, 125 SOUTH FRANKLIN STREET, CHICAGO IL 60606
Darren Walker director PEPSICO, INC., 700 ANDERSON HILL ROAD, PURCHASE NY 10577
Lauren Family, L.l.c. 10 percent owner 1065 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 12TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10018
David R. Lauren director, officer: Vice Chair, Chief Innovation RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION, 650 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10022
Joyce F Brown director C/O RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION, 650 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10022
Valerie Hermann officer: Pres., RL Luxury Collections RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION, 650 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10022
Ricky Lauren 10 percent owner C/O TIEDEMANN ADVISORS, 520 MADISON AVE, NEW YORK NY 10022

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