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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 72.35 (-0.82% today). The market cap for L Brands, Inc. is 21419.58, and is in the sector Services, and Apparel Stores industry. The target price for L Brands, Inc. is 78.56. Currently L Brands, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 17.88, and a forward P/E of 17.78. Average volume for L Brands, Inc. is 1961.54 and so far today it is 65072.

Performance in the last year for L Brands, Inc. has been -16.59%. For EPS growth, L Brands, Inc. has seen a growth of 20.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.07%. 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 27.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.47%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -8.13%.

Since the IPO date for L Brands, Inc. on the 7/1/1985, L Brands, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -20.08%. With L Brands, Inc. trading at 72.35, the dividend yield is 3.29%, and the EPS is 4.08.

So could L Brands, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.88. The PEG is 1.79, P/S is 1.73 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 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1. 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 17.30% and a profit margin of 9.70%.Payout ratio for L Brands, Inc. is 52.70%. Return on assets come to 15.30% with return on investment coming to 27.70%.

Insider ownership for L Brands, Inc., is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 78.00%. Outstanding shares are at 293.62. While shares float is 240.55. The float short is currently 4.76%, and short ratio is 5.84.

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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