L Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.38 (-5.11 %)
(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume5.92 million shs
Average Volume4.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.38 billion
P/E Ratio12.58
Dividend Yield0.91%
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About L Brands

L Brands, Inc. operates as a retailer of home fragrance products, body care products, soaps and sanitizers, women's intimate and other apparel, and personal and beauty care products. It operates in two segments, Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret. The Bath & Body Works segment sells body care, home fragrance products, soaps, and sanitizers under the Bath & Body Works, White Barn, C.O. Bigelow, and other brand names. This segment operates approximately 1,735 Bath & Body Works stores in the U.S. and Canada, as well as approximately 285 stores in 30 other countries operating under franchise, license, and wholesale arrangements; and online stores at BathandBodyWorks.com. This segment also includes the Bath & Body Works merchandise sourcing and production function. The Victoria's Secret segment sells women's intimate and other apparel, and personal care and beauty products under the Victoria's Secret and PINK brand names. This segment operates approximately 930 Victoria's Secret and PINK stores in the U.S., Canada, and Greater China, as well as approximately 455 stores in 70 countries operating under franchise, license, and wholesale arrangements; and online at VictoriasSecret.com and PINK.com. This segment also includes the Victoria's Secret and PINK merchandise sourcing and production function. 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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2.04 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

43rd out of 402 stocks

Womens' Clothing Stores Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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L Brands (NYSE:LB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is L Brands a buy right now?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" L Brands stock.
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Are investors shorting L Brands?

L Brands saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 5,350,000 shares, a decline of 29.4% from the May 13th total of 7,580,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,930,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 18th 2021.
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How were L Brands' earnings last quarter?

L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 18th. The specialty retailer reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.25. The specialty retailer earned $3.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.84 billion. L Brands had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 137.83% and a net margin of 10.73%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 82.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.99) earnings per share.
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How has L Brands' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

L Brands' stock was trading at $19.62 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LB shares have increased by 220.0% and is now trading at $62.79.
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How often does L Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for L Brands?

L Brands announced a -- dividend on Monday, May 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, June 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 3rd.
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Is L Brands a good dividend stock?

L Brands pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. The dividend payout ratio of L Brands is 17.34%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, L Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 10.42% next year. This indicates that L Brands will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has L Brands issued on next quarter's earnings?

L Brands issued an update on its second quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.800-1.000 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.760. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.19 billion-3.34 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.95 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LB?

20 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for L Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate L Brands' share price to reach $61.41 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%.
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Who are L Brands' key executives?

L Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Andrew M. Meslow, CEO & Director (Age 51, Pay $6.32M)
  • Mr. Stuart B. Burgdoerfer, Exec. VP, CFO & Interim CEO of VS Newco (Age 58, Pay $4.32M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Deon N. Riley, Chief HR Officer (Age 53, Pay $775.02k)
  • Mr. James L. Bersani, Pres of Real Estate (Age 62, Pay $2.8M)
  • Ms. Julie B. Rosen, Pres of Bath & Body Works (Age 55, Pay $2.08M)
  • Ms. Amie Preston, Chief Investor Relations Officer
  • Mr. Samuel P. Fried, Exec. VP of Law, Policy & Governance and Sec.
  • Mr. Bruce A. Soll, Sr. VP & Counsel of Company Affairs (Age 62)
  • Mr. Edward G. Razek, Pres of Brand & Creative Services and Chief Marketing Officer of Brand & Creative Services
  • Mr. Brian K. Leinbach, Exec. VP & CIO

What is Leslie H. Wexner's approval rating as L Brands' CEO?

436 employees have rated L Brands CEO Leslie H. Wexner on Glassdoor.com. Leslie H. Wexner has an approval rating of 77% among L Brands' employees.

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Ford Motor (F), Bank of America (BAC), Pfizer (PFE) and Intel (INTC).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.19%), Primecap Management Co. CA (3.23%), Steadfast Capital Management LP (2.07%), Coatue Management LLC (1.63%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.56%) and Candlestick Capital Management LP (1.32%). Company insiders that own L Brands stock include Anne Sheehan, James L Bersani, Leslie H Wexner, Patricia S Bellinger and Stuart B Burgdoerfer.
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Which institutional investors are selling L Brands stock?

LB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Primecap Management Co. CA, Coatue Management LLC, Candlestick Capital Management LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Scopus Asset Management L.P., Makaira Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Six Columns Capital LP. Company insiders that have sold L Brands company stock in the last year include James L Bersani, Leslie H Wexner, and Stuart B Burgdoerfer.
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Which institutional investors are buying L Brands stock?

LB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pelham Capital Ltd., D1 Capital Partners L.P., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, and 3G Sahana Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have bought L Brands stock in the last two years include Anne Sheehan, and Patricia S Bellinger.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is L Brands' stock price today?

One share of LB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.79.

How much money does L Brands make?

L Brands has a market capitalization of $17.38 billion and generates $11.85 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $844 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.46 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does L Brands have?

L Brands employs 92,300 workers across the globe.

Does L Brands have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of L Brands: Bath & Body Works, Intimate Brands, Intimate Brands Holding, L (Overseas) Holdings LP, L Brands (Overseas), L Brands Service Company, Mast Industries, Retail Store Operations, Victoria's Secret Direct Brand Management, Victoria's Secret Stores, Victoria's Secret Stores Brand Management, and beautyAvenues.

When was L Brands founded?

L Brands was founded in 1963.

What is L Brands' official website?

The official website for L Brands is www.lb.com.

Where are L Brands' headquarters?

L Brands is headquartered at THREE LIMITED PARKWAY P.O. BOX 16000, COLUMBUS OH, 43230.

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 6/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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