L Brands Inc (LB) was Upgraded by Goldman to ” Buy”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Neutral ” on the company shares. Goldman advised their investors in a research report released on Aug 22, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on L Brands Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Aug 19, 2016 to “Mkt Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 75 from a previous price target of $68 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Aug 19, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 90 from a previous price target of $88 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 19, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 82 from a previous price target of $75 .
On the company’s financial health, L Brands Inc reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10 according to the earnings call on Aug 17, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.60. The company had revenue of $2889.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2842.08 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.68 EPS.
L Brands Inc closed down -0.11 points or -0.14% at $77.76 with 34,02,171 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $78.07, the shares hit an intraday low of $76.865 and an intraday high of $78.75 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on Jul 12, 2016, Nicholas Coe (CEO-Bath and Body Works) sold 4,951 shares at $67.53 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jun 24, 2016, Allan R Tessler (director) purchased 3,500 shares at $67.92 per share price. On Dec 30, 2015, Raymond Zimmerman (director) sold 1,500 shares at $96.26 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
L Brands Inc. operates specialty retail business. The Company is a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel beauty and personal care products and accessories. It operates in three segments: Victoria’s Secret which includes Victoria’s Secret PINK which is the specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel with fashion-inspired collections prestige fragrances celebrated supermodels and world-famous runway shows; Bath & Body Works which is the specialty retailer of home fragrance and personal care products including shower gels lotions soaps and sanitizers and Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works International which includes the Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works company-owned and partner-operated stores outside of the United States and Canada. It sells its merchandise through company-owned specialty retail stores in the United States Canada and the United Kingdom which are primarily mall-based and through its Websites and other channels.