NYSE:LB - L Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $22.44 +0.09 (+0.40 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$22.44Today's Range$21.90 - $22.7152-Week Range$21.82 - $38.14Volume3.65 million shsAverage Volume4.01 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.18 billionP/E Ratio7.96Dividend Yield5.35%Beta0.51 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email L Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, home fragrance products, and accessories. The company operates in three segments: Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works International. Its products include loungewear, bras, panties, athletic attire, shower gels and lotions, aromatherapy, body care, soaps and sanitizers, handbags, jewelry, and personal care accessories. The company offers its products under the Victoria's Secret, PINK, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, Henri Bendel, White Barn, C.O. Bigelow, and other brand names. L Brands, Inc. sells its merchandise through company-owned specialty retail stores, which are primarily mall-based; through its Websites; and through franchises, licenses, and wholesale partners. As of February 27, 2019, the company operated 2,943 company-owned specialty stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Greater China, as well as sold its brands through approximately 600 franchised locations and online worldwide. The company was formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc. and changed its name to L Brands, Inc. in March 2013. L Brands, Inc. was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Womens' clothing stores Sub-IndustryN/A SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:LB Previous SymbolNYSE:LTD CUSIPN/A CIK701985 Webwww.lb.com Phone614-415-7000Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.64 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.96 Forward P/E Ratio9.51 P/E Growth0.87 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$13.24 billion Price / Sales0.47 Cash Flow$4.8467 per share Price / Cash Flow4.63 Book Value($3.14) per share Price / Book-7.15Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.82 Net Income$644 million Net Margins4.86% Return on Equity-73.73% Return on Assets10.06%Miscellaneous Employees88,900 Outstanding Shares275,210,000Market Cap$6.18 billion Next Earnings Date5/22/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable L Brands (NYSE:LB) Frequently Asked Questions What is L Brands' stock symbol? L Brands trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LB." How often does L Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for L Brands? L Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 17th. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.35%. View L Brands' Dividend History. How will L Brands' stock buyback program work? L Brands declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $226,900,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were L Brands' earnings last quarter? L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 27th. The specialty retailer reported $2.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.06 by $0.08. The specialty retailer earned $4.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.90 billion. L Brands had a negative return on equity of 73.73% and a net margin of 4.86%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.11 earnings per share. View L Brands' Earnings History. When is L Brands' next earnings date? L Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for L Brands. How can I listen to L Brands' earnings call? L Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 23rd at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has L Brands issued on next quarter's earnings? L Brands updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.20-2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.70. L Brands also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.20-2.60 EPS. What price target have analysts set for LB? 27 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for L Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect L Brands' share price to reach $33.48 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for L Brands. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for L Brands? 27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L Brands in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 15 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for L Brands. Has L Brands been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about LB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. L Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of L Brands' key competitors? Some companies that are related to L Brands include ASOS PLC/ADR (ASOMY), Chico's FAS (CHS), Cato (CATO), New York & Company, Inc. (NWY), RTW Retailwinds (RTW), Destination Maternity (DEST), Christopher & Banks (CBK) and Cache (CACH). What other stocks do shareholders of L Brands own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other L Brands investors own include AT&T (T), CVS Health (CVS), General Electric (GE), Starbucks (SBUX), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Macy's (M), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS) and Netflix (NFLX). Who are L Brands' key executives? L Brands' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Leslie H. Wexner, Founder, Exec. Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 82)Mr. Stuart B. Burgdoerfer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. Charles C. McGuigan, Chief Operating Officer (Age 62)Mr. Martin P. Waters, CEO & Pres of L Brands International (Age 53)Mr. Nicholas P.M. Coe, CEO and Pres of Bath & Body Works (Age 56) Who are L Brands' major shareholders? L Brands' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Primecap Management Co. CA (6.93%), BlackRock Inc. (6.89%), American International Group Inc. (4.24%), Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ (1.37%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.18%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.03%). Company insiders that own L Brands stock include Allan R Tessler, David T Kollat, Donna James, Nicholas Coe, Raymond Zimmerman and Stuart B Burgdoerfer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for L Brands. Which major investors are selling L Brands stock? LB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, SRS Investment Management LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP and Tobam. Company insiders that have sold L Brands company stock in the last year include Donna James and Raymond Zimmerman. View Insider Buying and Selling for L Brands. Which major investors are buying L Brands stock? LB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Geode Capital Management LLC and TB Alternative Assets Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought L Brands stock in the last two years include Allan R Tessler and David T Kollat. View Insider Buying and Selling for L Brands. How do I buy shares of L Brands? Shares of LB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is L Brands' stock price today? One share of LB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.44. How big of a company is L Brands? L Brands has a market capitalization of $6.18 billion and generates $13.24 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $644 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.82 on an earnings per share basis. L Brands employs 88,900 workers across the globe. What is L Brands' official website? The official website for L Brands is http://www.lb.com. How can I contact L Brands? L Brands' mailing address is THREE LIMITED PARKWAY P.O. BOX 16000, COLUMBUS OH, 43230. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 614-415-7000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for L Brands (NYSE LB)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 782 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,068 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,850MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about L Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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