LB - L Brands, Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
-0.73 (-2.62%)
As of 10:59AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close27.89
Bid27.27 x 800
Ask27.29 x 1400
Day's Range27.10 - 27.85
52 Week Range23.71 - 38.94
Avg. Volume4,454,520
Market Cap7.472B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.68
PE Ratio (TTM)11.76
EPS (TTM)2.31
Earnings DateMay 22, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.20 (4.36%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-02-21
1y Target Est30.50
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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  • Markit3 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about L Brands Inc.

    L Brands Inc NYSE:LBView full report here! Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral but improving * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is moderate and increasing Bearish sentimentShort interest | NeutralShort interest is moderate for LB with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on March 15. Money flowETF/Index ownership | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, growth of ETFs holding LB is favorable, with net inflows of $20.43 billion. This is among the highest net inflows seen over the last one-year and the rate of additional inflows appears to be increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NeutralAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Services sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however. Credit worthinessCredit default swap | NeutralThe current level displays a neutral indicator with a strengthening bias over the past 1-month. Although LB credit default swap spreads are decreasing, they remain near their highest levels of the last 3 years, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness.Please send all inquiries related to the report to and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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    Edited Transcript of LB earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-19 2:00pm GMT

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    American City Business Journals17 days ago

    Activist investor calls for L Brands to split up Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works

    An investor wants L Brands Inc. to split up its brands. New York-based Barington Capital Group sent a letter Tuesday to Les Wexner, founder and CEO of the Columbus-headquartered owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, suggesting the company should spin off the struggling lingerie brand or pursue an IPO for the thriving personal care chain. L Brands’ stock price has fallen more than 73 percent from its record of $100.22 in November 2015 to $26.81 at close Monday and the culprit is Victoria’s Secret, which has seen its sales dip in recent years alongside other declining financial measures.

  • MarketWatch17 days ago

    L Brands says it's already focused on merchandise, costs in response to shareholder Barington

    L Brands Inc. said Tuesday it is already focused on bringing merchandise that aligns with consumer trends and managing its real estate portfolio and costs, after an activist shareholder urged it to either spin off Victoria's Secret or take Bed Bath & Body public. "The company, in consultation with its financial advisors, has made significant changes in its business to focus resources on core categories to enhance performance and accelerate growth," L Brands said in a statement. It cited a range of actions, from the closure of Henri Bendel, to the sale of the La Senza business and the reduction in its dividend to free up capital to pay down debt and invest in the business. The statement came after Barington Capital called on management to refresh its product line and explore other ways to unlock value. Shares were down 0.5% Tuesday and have fallen 40% in the last 12 months, while the S&P 500 has gained 2.5%.

  • TheStreet.com17 days ago

    Barington Capital Wants L Brands to Spin Off Victoria's Secret Brand

    were up flat in trading Tuesday after activist hedge fund Barington Capital sent a letter urging the company's leadership to stem its recent losses by spinning off its struggling Victoria's Secret brand. The fund also suggested that L Brands take its more profitable Bath & Body Works brand public with an initial public offering. "We believe that the declining performance of Victoria's Secret is primarily due to merchandising missteps and the failure to maintain a compelling brand image that resonates with its target consumers.

  • Investor pushes L Brands to spin off Victoria's Secret
    Reuters17 days ago

    Investor pushes L Brands to spin off Victoria's Secret

    Barington urged the company to retain advisers and explore either a spin off of the underperforming Victoria's Secret brand or take the much financially stronger Bath & Body Works public. The hedge fund also suggested that the role of chairman and chief executive officer be held by separate individuals, an increasingly popular demand by activist investors who feel it would help companies run better. In a letter to L Brands' chairman Leslie Wexner, Barington said the "true potential" of Bath & Body Works had not been realized because of years of weak performance at Victoria's, stemming from a failure to maintain a strong brand image and missteps with merchandising.

  • GlobeNewswire17 days ago

    L Brands Issues Statement in Response to Barington Capital

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 05, 2019 -- L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) today confirmed receipt of a letter from Barington Capital Group, L.P. The Company issued the following statement:.

  • Barrons.com17 days ago

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    Associated Press17 days ago

    Heavy trading in L Brands on push for sale, spin-off

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  • CNBC17 days ago

    Investor asks L Brands to separate Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works

    An investor in Victoria's Secret parent L Brands is asking the company to consider splitting fragrance and personal care shop Bath & Body Works from the lingerie chain. Barington argues improved merchandising and updated branding would help the struggling Victoria's Secret brand. L Brands said last month it plans to close roughly 53 of its stores in 2019.

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