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NYSE:LB - L Brands Stock Price, Forecast & News

$17.39
-0.43 (-2.41 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$17.37
Now: $17.39
$18.12
50-Day Range
$16.18
MA: $17.83
$19.34
52-Week Range
$15.80
Now: $17.39
$32.74
Volume7.21 million shs
Average Volume5.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.81 billion
P/E Ratio6.17
Dividend Yield6.73%
Beta0.79
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Womens' clothing stores
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIPN/A
Phone614-415-7000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.24 billion
Cash Flow$4.73 per share
Book Value($3.14) per share

Profitability

Net Income$644 million

Miscellaneous

Employees88,900
Market Cap$4.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, December 6th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 21st. View L Brands' Dividend History.

How will L Brands' stock buyback program work?

L Brands declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $226,900,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were L Brands' earnings last quarter?

L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 20th. The specialty retailer reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.02. The specialty retailer earned $2.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.69 billion. L Brands had a net margin of 2.80% and a negative return on equity of 78.99%. The company's revenue was down 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.16 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, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for L Brands.

What guidance has L Brands issued on next quarter's earnings?

L Brands updated its FY 2019 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $$2.40-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $$2.39.

What price target have analysts set for LB?

22 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for L Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect L Brands' share price to reach $24.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for L Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for L Brands?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L Brands in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for L Brands.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about L Brands stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about L Brands stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of L Brands have slid and underperformed the industry in the past six months. The company has been grappling with softness at the Victoria’s Secret brand due to stiff competition and consumers’ changing preferences. This is evident from third-quarter fiscal 2019 results, wherein earnings met estimate but net sales missed the same. Both the top and the bottom line continued to decline year over year. Nonetheless, solid performance at Bath & Body Works brand did provide some cushion. The brand is likely to experience another solid year. Nonetheless, the company remains committed to improve Victoria’s Secret performance. However, management anticipates comps to be about flat to down marginally during fiscal 2019. Also, gross margin rate is likely to contract year over year primarily due to lower merchandise margin rate." (11/27/2019)
  • 2. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We continue to forecast +LSD% comp sales growth in this business through 2020, on top of difficult comparisons vs. the +HSD-DD% comp gains in recent quarters. On a two-year basis, we expect trends to remain quite healthy here. In International, the VS UK business has experienced significant erosion in the past 3 years, similar to the NA market but compounded by the challenges in the UK economy. In China, the company continues to see significant potential long term and has now entered 19 markets and prototyped 7 different formats. International is roughly 5% of total LB sales (our 2019E). Overall, the company is focused on getting on a path to profitability in International (both the UK and China), and we continue to forecast a modest operating income loss this year (similar to 2018)." (9/10/2019)

Has L Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. L Brands earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for L Brands.

Are investors shorting L Brands?

L Brands saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 19,080,000 shares, a decline of 6.8% from the September 30th total of 20,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,030,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 8.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View L Brands' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of L Brands' key competitors?

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), General Electric (GE), CVS Health (CVS), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), Caterpillar (CAT), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Starbucks (SBUX), Walt Disney (DIS) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

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, COO and CEO & Pres of Mast Global (Age 62)
  • Ms. Shelley B. Milano, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 62)
  • James L. Bersani, Pres of Real Estate

Who are L Brands' major shareholders?

L Brands' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.32%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.46%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.45%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.33%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.23%) and Maverick Capital Ltd. (0.19%). Company insiders that own L Brands stock include Donna James, Raymond Zimmerman and Stuart B Burgdoerfer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for L Brands.

Which institutional investors are selling L Brands stock?

LB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Radin Capital Partners Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for L Brands.

Which institutional investors are buying L Brands stock?

LB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Maverick Capital Ltd., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC and Man Group plc. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is L Brands' stock price today?

One share of LB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.39.

How big of a company is L Brands?

L Brands has a market capitalization of $4.81 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.View Additional Information About L Brands.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  827 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,139 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,966
MarketBeat'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. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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