Will these Ever Shine Again? Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL), Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)

GEORGE MICHAEL A, Director, bought 1,815 shares of the Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) in an exchange that happened on August 9th. The stock was bought at an average price of $137.72 per share, amounting to a transaction worth $249,962. The sale was made public in a document filed with the SEC. Additionally, Vice Chair, Chief Innovation Lauren David R. sold 1,764 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place on June 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $142.94 per share, for a total exchange amounting to $252,146. After the transaction, the Vice Chair, Chief Innovation Lauren David R. currently holds 17,860 shares of the company’s stock, which is worth approximately $2233036.

With this stock price’s latest movement, it is now -15.40% away from its 1-year high and 30.74% higher than its 1-year low price. In the past seven days, the stock price volatility for Ralph Lauren Corporation was 2.70%, whereas its volatility in the past 30 days has been 2.52%. This public company’s stock also has a beta score of 0.63. When the beta value is less/more than 1, it can imply that the stock is less/more volatile than the wider stock market – a metric that traders will surely be keeping tabs on.

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) most recently published its quarterly earnings results. The firm posted $2.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing analysts’ consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.17. The publicly-traded organization reported revenue of $1,725.80 million for the quarter, compared to the average analyst forecast calling for $1,658.41 million, which was surpassing the analyst consensus estimate.

Shares of Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) plunged -0.37%, amounting to a loss of -$0.47 per share, to finish the regular trading session at $125.03 on Saturday 02/09/2019. After beginning the session at $124.93, shares of Ralph Lauren Corporation reached as high as $126.15 during the day, while hitting a 1-day low of $124.21. Trade volume reached 1,262,142 shares against this stock’s average daily volume of 1.21M shares, with a total float of 53.77M. As a consequence of the price decrease, Ralph Lauren Corporation now has a current market value of 9.82B.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) subtracted -2.03% to its trading price by the close of the most recent session, dropping from its previous closing price of $31.54 to $30.90. This stock decreased in value by -1.15% during the last 7-day period, and experienced a loss of -8.34% over the past 30-day period. In the past three months, this stock’s price lost by -23.42% , and subtracted -33.85% to its price during the last six months of trading. URBN demonstrated a yearly price loss of -8.96% , while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance has been down -6.93% . This stock’s price changed by +1.18% compared to its 90-day low, and moved down -25.58% comparing to its 90-day high price.

Have a quick look on short, medium and long-term indicators. According to the Composite Indicator, Trendspotter rated the URBN stock as “Sell”. In the short-term, Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) has a 20-day average volume of 2,402,520 shares and short-term indicators sets the URBN stock as “ 100% Sell ” on average basis. In the medium-term, URBN stock has a 50-Day average volume of 2,565,496 shares and medium-term indicators gave the average rating of “ 100% Sell ”, while in the long-term period the FB stock has a 100-Day average volume of 2,498,359 shares. On average, long-term indicators rated the stock as “67% Sell ”. The overall picture from all short, medium and long-term indicators sets the URBN stock as “96% Sell ” on average basis.

Recently, multiple brokerages have sent out reports on URBN. Telsey Advisory Group, for example, Reiterated its rating on shares of Urban Outfitters, Inc. to a “Market Perform”, while setting a $35 price target on shares of the company’s stock, according to a research note from Friday February 8th, 2019. Wolfe Research Reiterated their target price for this stock from $49 to $42, while giving the stock a “Outperform” rating, as stated in a research report from Friday, January 11th, 2019. Telsey Advisory Group, on the other hand, Reiterated a “Market Perform” rating on this stock, while posting a $37 price target on shares of this company’s stock in a research note dated Friday, January 11th, 2019.

In other news related to Urban Outfitters, Inc. stock, 82.77% shares of URBN held by institutions. The total number of institutions who held the URBN shares was 450, according to most recent SEC filling. During the past quarter, total 89,100,090 shares held by institutions with the net change of -3,155,292 shares. In the meantime, 29 new institutions bought the shares of Urban Outfitters, Inc. for the first time and 31 institutions sold all their holdings in the company’s common stock. 73 institutions increased their investment in the URBN stock and 95 institutions decreased their investment in the Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)’s stock during the last quarter.