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How has L Brands, Inc.:(NYSE:LB) performed recently?

L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 20359.76. It is in the Apparel Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 18.08, a forward P/E of 17.57 and EPS of 3.89. At a stock price of 69.94 (-0.67%) it has a dividend yield of 3.41%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 11.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 20.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.74% and more long-term 11.10% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -38.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.10%.

For performance, L Brands, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.44%. For the last month performance for L Brands, Inc. is 3.85%. While the last quarter is -12.71% and half year, -20.60%. Finally for the year, performance is -10.82%.

The 52-week high for L Brands, Inc., is at -27.57%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.50% and -15.31% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.56%, and for the month it is 2.06%. L Brands, Inc., has a target price of 70.15.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity L Brands, Inc. has *TBA. The gross margin is 42.40%, while operating margin is 17.50%, the profit margin is 9.40%. The current ratio is 1.9 and the quick ratio is 1.1.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 77.10%. L Brands, Inc. has a payout ratio of 52.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 289.16. The shares float is 242.01, with the float short at 4.77%, with short ratio coming to 3.54.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see L Brands, Inc., get 15.00%, with its returns on investment at 27.70%. Return on equity is -174.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 70.15, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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