Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) will suspend its quarterly dividend in 2020 because of COVID-19. The company last raised its quarterly dividend by 10.0 percent to $0.6875 per share in 2019.
Ralph Lauren Corporation designs, manufactures and distributes premium lifestyle products, including apparel, accessories, home furnishings, and other licensed product categories. The company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco. Founded in 1967 by Mr. Ralph Lauren, the company had paid a dividend every year since 2003 before the suspension was announced in 2020.