L Brands, Inc. (LB) Analysts See $0.18 EPS

April 23, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 38 investors sold L Brands, Inc. shares while 139 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 218.87 million shares or 0.80% more from 217.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Laurion Mngmt Ltd Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB). Winslow Evans Crocker holds 0% or 192 shares in its portfolio. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma owns 0% invested in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) for 10 shares. Raymond James Assoc reported 100,786 shares. Citigroup holds 0.01% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) for 204,728 shares. Carroll Fincl Assoc Inc holds 212 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 0.01% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) for 289,990 shares. Daiwa Secs Group Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) for 67,347 shares. Hennessy Incorporated has invested 0.06% in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB). Invsts Asset Mgmt Of Georgia Ga Adv holds 0.39% or 9,089 shares in its portfolio. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Com has 0.09% invested in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB). Bartlett & Communication Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB). Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase has 0.02% invested in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) for 1.76 million shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 0.01% stake. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv holds 0.07% or 208,864 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts expect L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) to report $0.18 EPS on May, 16.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 45.45 % from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. LB’s profit would be $50.18M giving it 48.33 P/E if the $0.18 EPS is correct. After having $2.11 EPS previously, L Brands, Inc.’s analysts see -91.47 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.25% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $34.8. About 3.16M shares traded. L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) has declined 20.09% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.64% the S&P500.

L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering L Brands (NYSE:LB), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. L Brands had 46 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) on Thursday, January 4 with “Buy” rating. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 6 report. On Tuesday, December 19 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. Robert W. Baird maintained L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) rating on Monday, October 30. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $44.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Northcoast. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 17 to “Outperform”. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. On Thursday, January 4 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, November 16 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 30 by Robert W. Baird.

L Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, and accessories. The company has market cap of $9.70 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works International. It has a 10.18 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include loungewear, bras, panties, swimwear, athletic attire, fragrances, shower gels and lotions, aromatherapy, soaps and sanitizers, home fragrances, handbags, jewelry, and personal care accessories.

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