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

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$27.89 +0.34 (+1.23 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 08:20 AM ET)
Previous Close$27.55
Today's Range$27.38 - $28.09
52-Week Range$23.71 - $39.23
Volume3.76 million shs
Average Volume5.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.67 billion
P/E Ratio9.89
Dividend Yield4.36%
Beta0.55
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$13.24 billion
Cash Flow$5.1744 per share
Book Value($2.66) per share

Profitability

Net Income$643.88 million

Miscellaneous

Employees93,200
Market Cap$7.67 billion
Next Earnings Date5/22/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.30%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 21st. View L Brands' Dividend History.

How will L Brands' stock buyback program work?

L Brands announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were L Brands' earnings last quarter?

L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 27th. The specialty retailer reported $2.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.07 by $0.07. The specialty retailer had revenue of $4.85 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.90 billion. L Brands had a net margin of 4.86% and a negative return on equity of 69.36%. The company's revenue was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.11 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, 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 (EPS) 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for L Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect L Brands' stock price to reach $33.7192 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.9% 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, 16 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 dropped 1% in the month of January. L Brands shares rose by 0% in the first day of trading following the news.

Has L Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LB stock has trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. L Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Starbucks (SBUX), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), CVS Health (CVS), Bank of America (BAC), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU) and Caterpillar (CAT).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.79%), American International Group Inc. (4.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.71%), FMR LLC (1.54%), Makaira Partners LLC (1.35%) and SRS Investment Management LLC (1.14%). 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 institutional 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., FMR LLC and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. 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 institutional 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, Norges Bank, SRS Investment Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $27.89.

How big of a company is L Brands?

L Brands has a market capitalization of $7.67 billion and generates $13.24 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $643.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.82 on an earnings per share basis. L Brands employs 93,200 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:  772 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,057 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,829
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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