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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB)?

The company in question is, L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) currently with a stock price of 76.93 (-0.44% today). The market cap for L Brands, Inc. is 22148.92, and is in the sector Services, and Apparel Stores industry. The target price for L Brands, Inc. is 78.04. Currently L Brands, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 18.85, and a forward P/E of 18.81. Average volume for L Brands, Inc. is 2308.5 and so far today it is 1368600.

Performance in the last year for L Brands, Inc. has been -0.19%. For EPS growth, L Brands, Inc. has seen a growth of 20.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.99%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 11.80% over the last five years and could be 10.00% for the next five years. L Brands, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 27.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.61%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.32%.

Since the IPO date for L Brands, Inc. on the 7/1/1985, L Brands, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -15.71%. With L Brands, Inc. trading at 76.93, the dividend yield is 3.12%, and the EPS is 4.08.

So could L Brands, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.85. The PEG is 1.88, P/S is 1.79 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

L Brands, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, L Brands, Inc. has a gross margin of 41.90%, an operating margin of 17.40% and a profit margin of 9.70%.Payout ratio for L Brands, Inc. is 38.40%. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 27.70%.

Insider ownership for L Brands, Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 77.60%. Outstanding shares are at 287.91. While shares float is 242.01. The float short is currently 4.79%, and short ratio is 5.02.

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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