Ralph Lauren Names Robert Madore New Financial Chief
UPDATE: Is this finally the quarter when earnings will sink stocks?
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Ralph Lauren Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Instructions on how to ask a question will be given at that time. As a ...
We are sticking with our fair value estimate for Polo Ralph Lauren RL after reviewing first-quarter results. Revenue totaled $1.07 billion, representing a 12% increase over the prior-year quarter, driven by strength in the wholesale and retail businesses. The wholesale segment grew 12%, primarily ...
After reviewing our long-term assumptions for Polo Ralph Lauren RL, we have increased our fair value for the firm. The company continues to exceed our expectations both on the top and bottom lines. We have boosted our revenue projections, incorporating the company's recently announced initiatives. ...
We see long-term value for Ralph Lauren despite management's reduced outlook.
The corporate bond market will probably struggle to return much above break-even in 2014.
Partnering instead of competing with other merchants makes the firm an intriguing player.
Some equity funds' heavy allocations to pricier areas of the market could spell trouble for shareholders.
As macro headwinds mount, we would look for a larger valuation discount among consumer cyclical names.