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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: L Brands, Inc., LB

L Brands, Inc., LB is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Apparel Stores in the sector of Services. Based in USA, L Brands, Inc., LBĀ  has a market cap of 20575.54. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, L Brands, Inc., LB performance year to date is -20.48%. Today L Brands, Inc., LB has gained -1.31%, with a current price of 71.01.

Ownership of the company is 15.45% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 75.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 42.10%. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 27.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, L Brands, Inc., LB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 9.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 41.50%, and operating margin of 16.80%. L Brands, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year L Brands, Inc., LB has seen a EPS growth of 20.70%. A performance for the year of -20.13%. The 52-week high is -24.67%, and the 52-week low is 21.42%. The average volume for L Brands, Inc., LB is 324411.

With a target price of 71.81, can L Brands, Inc., LB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of L Brands, Inc., LB. L Brands, Inc. has a P/E of 18.24 and a forward P/E of 18.43. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.82. L Brands, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.65 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, L Brands, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 71.01, L Brands, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.34%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term L Brands, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.03% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 20.70% for this year and for the last five years a 11.80% growth has been seen.

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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