L Brands’s Market Perform Rating Reaffirmed at FBR Capital Markets (LB)
L Brands (NYSE:LB)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reiterated by FBR Capital Markets in a research note issued on Friday. They currently have a $62.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $57.00. FBR Capital Markets’ price objective indicates a potential downside of 2.70% from the company’s current price.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on LB. Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group raised their price target on shares of L Brands from $68.00 to $73.00 in a research note on Friday. They now have a “not rated” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of L Brands from $64.00 to $68.00 in a research note on Friday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Nomura reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of L Brands in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a $59.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $55.00. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $62.58.
L Brands (NYSE:LB) traded up 0.20% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $63.85. The stock had a trading volume of 631,203 shares. L Brands has a 1-year low of $50.78 and a 1-year high of $67.12. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $59.93 and a 200-day moving average of $57.25. The company has a market cap of $18.641 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.57.
L Brands (NYSE:LB) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, August 20th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $2.68 billion for the quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that L Brands will post $3.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 5th. Investors of record on Friday, August 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 20th.
L Brands, Inc operates in the specialty retail business. The Company is a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products and accessories.
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