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

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$27.34 +0.07 (+0.26 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$27.34
Today's Range$27.25 - $27.73
52-Week Range$23.71 - $50.42
Volume2.93 million shs
Average Volume3.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.52 billion
P/E Ratio8.54
Dividend Yield8.80%
Beta0.62
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, C.O. Bigelow, White Barn, and other brand names. L Brands, Inc. sells its merchandise through company-owned specialty retail stores, which are primarily mall-based; through its Websites comprising VictoriasSecret.com, BathandBodyWorks.com, HenriBendel.com, and LaSenza.com; and through franchises, licenses, and wholesale partners. As of September 13, 2018, the company operated 3,084 company-owned specialty stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Greater China, as well as sold its brands through approximately 800 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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.63 billion
Cash Flow$5.1007 per share
Book Value($2.66) per share

Profitability

Net Income$983 million

Miscellaneous

Employees25,200
Market Cap$7.52 billion
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, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 21st. View L Brands' Dividend History.

How will L Brands' stock buyback program work?

L Brands announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, March 8th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $226,900,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were L Brands' earnings last quarter?

L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 19th. The specialty retailer reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.01. The specialty retailer earned $2.77 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.70 billion. L Brands had a negative return on equity of 76.28% and a net margin of 5.81%. The company's revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.30 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 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for L Brands.

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

L Brands issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.90-2.10 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for LB?

29 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for L Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate L Brands' share price to reach $36.5607 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for L Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for L Brands?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L Brands in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 18 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for L Brands.

How were L Brands' same store sales last quarter?

L Brands same-store sales decreased by 1% in the month of January. L Brands shares climbed by 0% in the first day of trading following the news.

Has L Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LB stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. L Brands earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting L Brands?

L Brands saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,105,968 shares, a decline of 19.5% from the December 31st total of 15,029,475 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,409,674 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 5.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View L Brands' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of L Brands' key competitors?

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.79%), American International Group Inc. (4.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.71%), Makaira Partners LLC (1.35%), SRS Investment Management LLC (1.14%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.08%). 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 Fosun International Ltd, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Van ECK Associates Corp, Millennium Management LLC, Tyvor Capital LLC, TB Alternative Assets Ltd., Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold L Brands company stock in the last year include Donna James, Raymond Zimmerman and Stuart B Burgdoerfer. View Insider Buying and Selling for L Brands.

Which major investors are buying L Brands stock?

LB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American International Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, SRS Investment Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. 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 $27.34.

How big of a company is L Brands?

L Brands has a market capitalization of $7.52 billion and generates $12.63 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $983 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.20 on an earnings per share basis. L Brands employs 25,200 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  757 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,047 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,804
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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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