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NYSE:LBL Brands Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.03 (-0.12 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.38
50-Day Range
MA: $17.10
52-Week Range
Now: $24.38
Volume4.71 million shs
Average Volume6.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.74 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.69%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Womens' clothing stores



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.91 billion
Cash Flow$7.03 per share
Book Value($5.41) per share


Net Income$-366,000,000.00


Market Cap$6.74 billion
Next Earnings Date8/19/2020 (Estimated)
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L Brands (NYSE:LB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has L Brands' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

L Brands' stock was trading at $19.62 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LB shares have increased by 24.3% and is now trading at $24.38.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of L Brands?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L Brands in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is L Brands' next earnings date?

L Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 19th 2020.
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How were L Brands' earnings last quarter?

L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 20th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.99) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.71) by $0.28. The specialty retailer earned $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.75 billion. L Brands had a negative net margin of 5.89% and a negative return on equity of 23.32%. The business's revenue was down 37.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.14 EPS.
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How often does L Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for L Brands?

L Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, March 6th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.92%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 20th.
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What price target have analysts set for LB?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for L Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect L Brands' share price to reach $22.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.0%.
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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 risen in the past three months. The company intends to make Bath & Body Works chain, which has been the bright spot, a pure-play public company, and Victoria’s Secret, which has been struggling, a standalone company. Management is taking every step to improve the performance of Victoria’s Secret business, such as inventory management, cost reductions and an increase in full-price selling. Victoria’s Secret store optimization plan is also on the card. Well we believe had the Sycamore deal been materialized, it would have provided some cushion to the company’s financial position. The company has been struggling with declining revenues and shrinking margins for a while. L Brands posted wider-than-expected first-quarter fiscal 2020 loss per share. Also, sales miss for the fourth straight quarter." (7/28/2020)
  • 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 trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news 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 coverage optimism score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting L Brands?

L Brands saw a decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 20,980,000 shares, a decrease of 9.3% from the June 15th total of 23,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,370,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 9.1% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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), CVS Health (CVS), Walt Disney (DIS), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are L Brands' key executives?

L Brands' management team includes the following 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

What is L Brands' stock symbol?

L Brands trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LB."

Who are L Brands' major shareholders?

L Brands' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.62%), Duality Advisers LP (0.20%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.11%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.09%), Private Wealth Strategies L.L.C. (0.04%) and Kwmg LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own L Brands stock include Anne Sheehan and Raymond Zimmerman.
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Which major investors are selling L Brands stock?

LB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LeJeune Puetz Investment Counsel LLC, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, Washington Trust Bank, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Callahan Advisors LLC, and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC.
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Which major investors are buying L Brands stock?

LB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Duality Advisers LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Sciencast Management LP, Huntington National Bank, Leap Investments LP, Private Wealth Strategies L.L.C., and Lincoln National Corp.
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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 $24.38.

How big of a company is L Brands?

L Brands has a market capitalization of $6.74 billion and generates $12.91 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $-366,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.29 on an earnings per share basis. L Brands employs 94,400 workers across the globe.

What is L Brands' official website?

The official website for L Brands is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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