Ralph Lauren Polo (NYSE:RL)
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By Kimberly Chin
Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) said profit fell 23% in the fourth quarter as the company had a higher tax expense compared with a benefit in the comparable quarter a year ago, as well as higher restructuring costs and other charges.
The retailer posted a profit of $31.6 million, or 39 cents a share, compared with $41.3 million, or 50 cents a share, a year earlier. Analysts polled by Refinitiv were expecting earnings of 17 cents a share.
Adjusted earnings were $1.07 a share, above analysts' expectations of 90 cents a share.
Net revenue for the quarter fell 1.6% to $1.51 billion from the year prior. Analysts were expecting revenue of $1.48 billion.
Comparable-store sales rose 1% excluding currency fluctuations. Analysts polled by Consensus Metrix had expected a 1.2% increase.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
May 14, 2019 08:37 ET (12:37 GMT)
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