L Brands, Inc. [LB] took an upward turn with a change of -0.06%, trading at the price of $24.26 during the trading session on Thursday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 1.65 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while L Brands, Inc. shares have an average trading volume of 8.90M shares for that time period. LB monthly volatility recorded 3.51%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 3.72%. PS value for LB stocks is 0.52 with PB recorded at .
L Brands, Inc. [NYSE:LB]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Its stock price has been found in the range of 15.80 to 29.02. This is compared to its latest closing price of $24.28.
Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Wed 26 Feb (In 12 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of L Brands, Inc. [LB]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for L Brands, Inc. [LB] sitting at +10.11 and its Gross Margin at +37.03, this company’s Net Margin is now 2.80%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 26.79, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 20.60%. Its Return on Assets is 7.93.
Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 117.58, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 71.83.
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 5.60 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.01. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.83, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.49.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, L Brands, Inc. [LB] earns $148,898 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 39.10 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.63. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.01 and its Current Ratio is 1.64. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.
L Brands, Inc. [LB] has 281.17M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $6.83B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 15.80 to 29.02. At its current price, it has moved down by -16.39% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 53.58% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.72, which indicates that it is 3.72% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 66.04. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is L Brands, Inc. [LB] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of L Brands, Inc. [LB], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.