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

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$27.06 +0.30 (+1.12 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$27.06
Today's Range$26.36 - $27.06
52-Week Range$23.71 - $50.42
Volume3.88 million shs
Average Volume2.99 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.45 billion
P/E Ratio9.56
Dividend Yield4.48%
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$5.1740 per share
Book Value($2.66) per share

Profitability

Net Income$983 million

Miscellaneous

Employees93,200
Market Cap$7.45 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Investors 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.43%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were L Brands' earnings last quarter?

L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.02. The specialty retailer had revenue of $2.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.92 billion. L Brands had a negative return on equity of 76.28% and a net margin of 5.81%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $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, 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 EPS guidance of $1.90-2.10 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for LB?

29 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for L Brands' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect L Brands' stock price to reach $36.4536 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.7% 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% during the month of January. L Brands stock rose by 0% in the first full-day of trading following the report.

Has L Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LB stock has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. L Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting L Brands?

L Brands saw a decline in short interest during the month of 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 daily volume of 5,409,674 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 5.4% of the shares of the 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 General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Starbucks (SBUX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ford Motor (F), Walmart (WMT), Bank of America (BAC) and CVS Health (CVS).

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 number 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%), 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 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., 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 institutional investors are buying L Brands stock?

LB stock was acquired 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 $27.06.

How big of a company is L Brands?

L Brands has a market capitalization of $7.45 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 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:  761 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,049 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,810
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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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