Ralph Lauren (RL) Showing Support Near $122.28 With 0.63% Dividend Yield Posted: Friday, June 24, 2011 8:04 AM EDT Polo Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE: RL) closed Thursday’s trading session at $127.95.( Polo Ralph Lauren Couple ) In the past year, the stock has hit a 52-week low of $71.12 and 52-week high of $136.50. Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) stock has been showing support around $122.28 and resistance in the $131.02 range. Technical indicators for the stock are Bullish and S&P gives Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) a very positive 5 STARS (out of 5) strong buy rating. For a hedged play on Polo Ralph Lauren (RL), ( Ralph Lauren Japon Soulagement )look at the Aug ’11 $125.00 covered call for a net debit in the $119.65 area. That is also the break-even stock price for this trade. This covered call has a duration of 57 days, provides 6.49% downside protection and an assigned return rate of 4.47% for an annualized return rate of 28.63% (for comparison purposes only). A lower-cost hedged play for Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) would use a longer term call option in place of the covered call stock purchase. To use this strategy look at going long the Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) Jan ’12 $90.00 call and selling the Aug ’11 $125.00 call for a total debit of $31.30. ( Polo Ralph Lauren Sac à main )The trade has a lifespan of 57 days and would provide 5.20% downside protection and an assigned return rate of 11.82% for an annualized return rate of 76% (for comparison purposes only). Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) has ( Polo Ralph Lauren Chapeaux )a current annual dividend yield of 0.63%. [ABR-Seven Summits Research]