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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 73.33 (-1.16% today). The market cap for L Brands, Inc. is 21259.1, and is in the sector Services, and Apparel Stores industry. The target price for L Brands, Inc. is 78.92. Currently L Brands, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 17.96, and a forward P/E of 17.88. Average volume for L Brands, Inc. is 2011.76 and so far today it is 1520000.

Performance in the last year for L Brands, Inc. has been -14.35%. 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 27.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.87%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -7.37%.

Since the IPO date for L Brands, Inc. on the 7/1/1985, L Brands, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -19.66%. With L Brands, Inc. trading at 73.33, the dividend yield is 3.27%, and the EPS is 4.08.

So could L Brands, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.96. The PEG is 1.8, P/S is 1.72 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 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 77.60%. Outstanding shares are at 289.91. While shares float is 242.06. The float short is currently 4.74%, and short ratio is 5.7.

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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