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L Brands Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:LB)

$15.89
-1.29 (-7.51 %)
(As of 11/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$15.80
Now: $15.89
$17.10
50-Day Range
$16.31
MA: $17.70
$19.47
52-Week Range
$15.80
Now: $15.89
$34.89
Volume19.74 million shs
Average Volume5.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.39 billion
P/E Ratio5.63
Dividend Yield6.98%
Beta0.77
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$4.26 per share
Book Value($3.14) per share

Profitability

Net Income$644 million

Miscellaneous

Employees88,900
Market Cap$4.39 billion
Next Earnings Date11/20/2019 (Confirmed)
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 declared a dividend on Friday, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, December 6th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 21st. View L Brands' Dividend History.

How will L Brands' stock buyback program work?

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

How were L Brands' earnings last quarter?

L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.02. The specialty retailer had revenue of $2.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.92 billion. L Brands had a net margin of 4.37% and a negative return on equity of 74.73%. The firm's revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.48 EPS. 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, November 20th 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, November 21st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for LB?

24 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for L Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect L Brands' stock price to reach $24.59 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 54.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for L Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for L Brands?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L Brands in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 15 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 three months. The company has been grappling with sluggishness at the Victoria’s Secret brand stemming from stiff competition and consumers’ changing preferences. This is evident from second-quarter results, wherein earnings beat estimate, while net sales missed the same. Both the top and the bottom lines fell year over year. Nonetheless, solid performance at Bath & Body Works brand did provide some cushion. Also, L Brands retained fiscal 2019 earnings view. Management expects Bath & Body Works brand to experience another solid year and remains committed to improve Victoria’s Secret performance. Overall comps are likely to show improvement from the fourth quarter. However, gross margin is expected to contract both in the third quarter and fiscal 2019." (11/15/2019)
  • 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 coverage about LB stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. L Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for L Brands.

Are investors shorting L Brands?

L Brands saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 19,080,000 shares, a drop 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 days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 8.3% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Ford Motor (F), Bank of America (BAC), Caterpillar (CAT), Starbucks (SBUX), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Macy's (M).

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 investors include Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.46%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.33%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.16%), Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC (0.14%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.13%) and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.13%). Company insiders that own L Brands stock include David T Kollat, 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, Mackay Shields LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Radin Capital Partners Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for L Brands.

Which institutional investors are buying L Brands stock?

LB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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, Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC, Exane Derivatives and Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH. 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 $15.89.

How big of a company is L Brands?

L Brands has a market capitalization of $4.39 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:  822 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,127 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,949
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 11/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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