L Brands Company Profile (NYSE:LB)

About L Brands

L Brands logoL Brands, Inc. operates specialty retail business. The Company is focused on women's intimate and other apparel, personal care and beauty categories. The Company operates through three segments: Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works International. Victoria's Secret segment includes PINK, which is the specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel with collections, fragrances, supermodels and runway shows. Bath & Body Works segment is the specialty retailer of home fragrance and personal care products, including shower gels, lotions, soaps and sanitizers. Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works International segment includes the Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works company-owned and partner-operated stores outside of the United States and Canada. The Company operates the retail brands, which include Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, La Senza and Henri Bendel. Henri Bendel is an operator of over 30 specialty stores.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Apparel Stores
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LB
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $73.33
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $74.36
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $74.41
  • 52-Week Range: $60.00 - $101.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.87
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.89
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
  • Market Cap: $20.97B
  • Outstanding Shares: 285,971,000
  • Beta: 0.8
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.73%
  • Return on Equity: -150.59%
  • Return on Assets: 15.00%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -5.05%
  • Current Ratio: 1.63%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.97%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for L Brands (NYSE:LB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.31)
Consensus Price Target: $76.68 (4.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for L Brands (NYSE:LB)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/26/2016MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$85.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/4/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$65.00View Rating Details
9/3/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$90.00View Rating Details
9/2/2016Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetNeutral$80.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingMarket Perform$75.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/23/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$80.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$73.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$75.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$75.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$88.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$75.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetNeutral$66.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$72.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutral$60.00View Rating Details
7/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/9/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/28/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$74.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
5/22/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/20/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral$61.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
5/20/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/20/2016Sanford C. BernsteinLower Price TargetOutperform$90.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
5/20/2016Wolfe ResearchLower Price TargetPeer Perform$70.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
5/18/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/19/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingSell$65.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
5/19/2016Topeka Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$115.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
3/4/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$100.00View Rating Details
2/25/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetHold -> Equal Weight$85.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/7/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$99.00View Rating Details
8/10/2015Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingNeutral$88.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
6/25/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$100.00View Rating Details
5/10/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuy$103.00View Rating Details
2/26/2015WunderlichSet Price TargetBuy$112.00View Rating Details
2/13/2015Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutral$87.00View Rating Details
2/4/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
11/7/2014SusquehannaDowngradePositive -> Neutral$78.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
10/20/2014Tigress FinancialUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for L Brands (NYSE:LB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/16/2016        
8/17/2016Q2$0.59$0.70$2.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2016Q1$0.55$0.59$2.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q4$2.05$2.15$4.37 billion$4.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/18/2015Q315$0.52$0.55$2.47 billion$2.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/19/2015Q215$0.68$0.68$2.80 million$2.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q115$0.60$0.61$2.54 billion$2.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q4$1.80$1.89$4.03 billion$4.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2014Q314$0.40$0.44$2.31 billion$2.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2014Q214$0.62$0.63$2.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2014Q114$0.52$0.53$2.38 billion$2.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$1.61$1.65$3.89 billion$3.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for L Brands (NYSE:LB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.10 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201617$1.90$2.07$2.01
Q2 201611$0.55$0.67$0.60
Q3 201611$0.66$0.77$0.72
Q4 201612$0.55$0.63$0.58
Q1 201714$0.55$2.32$1.86
Q2 20177$0.50$0.65$0.57
Q3 20177$0.40$0.49$0.46
Q4 20177$2.04$2.11$2.08
Q1 20184$0.62$0.65$0.64
Q2 20184$0.74$0.78$0.76
Q3 20184$0.47$0.56$0.51
Q4 20183$2.09$2.37$2.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for L Brands (NYSE:LB)
Annual Dividend:$2.40
Dividend Yield:3.27%
Dividend Growth:14.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:58.68% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
62.66% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.54% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for L Brands (NYSE:LB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/5/2016quarterly$0.603.24%8/17/20168/19/20169/2/2016
5/20/2016quarterly$0.603.79%6/1/20166/3/20166/17/2016
2/4/2016special$2.002.82%2/17/20162/19/20163/4/2016
11/6/2015quarterly$0.502.13%11/18/201511/20/201512/4/2015
8/7/2015quarterly$0.502.4%8/19/20158/21/20159/4/2015
5/21/2015quarterly$0.502.33%6/3/20156/5/20156/19/2015
2/5/2015special$2.002.14%2/18/20152/20/20153/6/2015
11/7/2014quarterly$0.341.78%11/19/201411/21/201412/5/2014
8/11/2014quarterly$0.342.18%8/20/20148/22/20149/5/2014
5/23/2014quarterly$0.342.41%6/4/20146/6/20146/20/2014
2/3/2014quarterly$0.342.65%2/19/20142/21/20143/7/2014
2/3/2014special$1.002.65%2/19/20142/21/20143/7/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for L Brands (NYSE:LB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.45%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.60%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2016Charles McguiganCOOSell23,687$76.37$1,808,976.19View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Martin P WatersInsiderSell45,500$77.49$3,525,795.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Nicholas CoeCEOSell4,951$67.53$334,341.03View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Allan R TesslerDirectorBuy3,500$67.92$237,720.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Nicholas CoeCEOSell28,444$64.59$1,837,197.96View SEC Filing  
3/23/2016Nicholas CoeCEOSell18,075$85.24$1,540,713.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Raymond ZimmermanDirectorSell1,500$96.26$144,390.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Sharen J. TurneyCEOSell80,000$100.18$8,014,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2015Sharen J. TurneyCEOSell107,801$95.00$10,241,095.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2015Nicholas CoeCEOSell5,000$83.79$418,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Raymond ZimmermanDirectorBuy1,285$87.77$112,784.45View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Charles McguiganInsiderSell5,815$87.98$511,603.70View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Nicholas CoeCEOSell15,000$87.11$1,306,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Stuart B BurgdoerferCFOSell49,113$87.72$4,308,192.36View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015Charles McguiganInsiderSell47,316$93.74$4,435,401.84View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Stuart B BurgdoerferCFOSell30,750$91.44$2,811,780.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Sharen J TurneyCEOSell200,000$65.02$13,004,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Leslie H WexnerCEOSell2,000,000$62.64$125,280,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Nicholas CoeCEOSell3,321$61.21$203,278.41View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Jane L RamseyEVPSell21,219$58.61$1,243,645.59View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Charles McguiganInsiderSell14,193$57.78$820,071.54View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Nicholas CoeCEOSell7,053$57.80$407,663.40View SEC Filing  
4/10/2014Charles McguiganInsiderSell28,791$56.53$1,627,555.23View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Stephen SteinourDirectorBuy10,000$56.35$563,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for L Brands (NYSE:LB)
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www.marketnewsvideo.com - September 23 at 5:32 PM
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Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff