L Brands Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

LB -- USA Stock  

USD 18.87  0.57  2.93%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding L Brands is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides L Brands buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding L Brands positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of L Brands available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from L Brands buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also L Brands Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon L Brands has a risk adjusted performance of (0.09), jensen alpha of (0.37), total risk alpha of (0.40), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.18)
Our buy or sell recommendation tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on L Brands and to analyze the company potential to grow this quarter and beyond. To make sure L Brands is not overpriced, please verify all L Brands fundamentals including its Current Valuation, Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents, as well as the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Gross Profit . Given that L Brands has Price to Earning of 9.37X, we recommend you check L Brands market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself this quarter and beyond given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

L Brands Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

L Brands generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
L Brands has high historical volatility and very poor performance
Over 76.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Leslie Wexner of 612 shares of L Brands subject to Rule 16b-3

L Brands current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price22.00
Target Mean Price22.74
Recommendation Mean2.80
Target High Price32.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions23
Target Low Price14.00

L Brands Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.32Value At Risk5.56
Potential Upside4.20Standard Deviation2.99
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L Brands Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.86
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.12

L Brands Volatility Alert

L Brands exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.37 and kurtosis of 1.12. However, we advise investors to further study L Brands technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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L Brands Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsL BrandsPeer Average
Return On Equity(0.05)% (0.31)%
Return On Asset9.49% (0.14)%
Profit Margin4.37% (1.27)%
Operating Margin15.00% (5.51)%
Current Valuation13.56B16.62B
Shares Outstanding276.34M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders17.38% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions75.67% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted15.69M4.71M
Price to Earning9.37X28.72X
Price to Book(107.45)X9.51X
Price to Sales0.41X11.42X
Gross Profit5.73B27.38B
Net Income575M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents853M2.7B
Cash per Share3.09X5.01X
Total Debt9.19B5.32B
Debt to Equity(33.79)% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.20X2.16X
Book Value Per Share(3.38)X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations737.25M971.22M
Short Ratio3.77X4.00X
Earnings Per Share2.08X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.28X4.89X
Number of Employees25.5K18.84K
Market Capitalization5.37B19.03B
Total Asset7.66B29.47B
Retained Earnings2.61B9.33B
Working Capital879M1.48B
Current Asset2.89B9.34B
   Acquisition by Raymond Zimmerman of 1562 shares of L Brands subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
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