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Earnings beat and dividends return for Ralph Lauren

Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez
24 May 2021
The fashion company that creates and sells products ranging from mid-range to luxury segments posted fiscal fourth-quarter results

Ralph Lauren reported adjusted earnings of 38 cents a share, topping analyst estimates of a net loss of 72 cents per share. Sales came in at $1.3 billion, 1% up from the same time last year and higher than the $1.21 billion touted. Lauren’s global digital commerce sales went up 52% year-over-year.

“This fiscal year, we fundamentally repositioned our company for long-term success—accelerating our digital and marketing capabilities, eliminating structural headwinds, focusing our brand portfolio and realigning our cost structure—all while continuing our brand elevation journey around the world,” stated Ralph Lauren’s CEO Patrice Louvet.

Fiscal Q1 2022 brought quarterly dividends. Starting March 28, the company will pay dividends of about 68.8 cents per share or $2.75 a share per year.

According to Ralph Lauren officials, the COVID-19-related restrictions in Europe and Japan will impact its Q1 2022 results. However, it sees sales jumping as much as 150% compared to the same quarter the previous year. For the 2022 fiscal year, Ralph Lauren predicts a rise in sales of 20% to as much as 25% from fiscal 2021.

Since the beginning of the year, its stock price went up 16%, while in the past twelve months it gained 61%.


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Miguel A. Rodriguez
Miguel A. Rodriguez
Financial Writer

Miguel worked for major financial institutions such as Banco Santander, and Banco Central-Hispano. He is a published author of currency trading books.