L Brands Inc. (NYSE:LB) went up by 2.63% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $68.29. The company’s stock price has collected 1.78% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 04/24/21 that Get ready for $178 billion of selling ahead of the capital-gains tax hike. These are the stocks most at risk.
Is It Worth Investing in L Brands Inc. (NYSE :LB) Right Now?
L Brands Inc. (NYSE:LB) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 23.43 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for LB is at 1.78. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for L Brands Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 13 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $71.00, which is $0.67 above the current price. LB currently public float of 224.83M and currently shorts hold a 4.06% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LB was 3.59M shares.
LB’s Market Performance
LB stocks went up by 1.78% for the week, with a monthly jump of 9.43% and a quarterly performance of 61.56%, while its annual performance rate touched 463.58%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.43% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.83% for L Brands Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 2.81% for LB stocks with a simple moving average of 64.14% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LB
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LB stocks, with RBC Capital Mkts repeating the rating for LB by listing it as a “Sector Perform.” The predicted price for LB in the upcoming period, according to RBC Capital Mkts is $65 based on the research report published on April 23rd of the current year 2021.
Telsey Advisory Group gave a rating of “Market Perform” to LB, setting the target price at $65 in the report published on March 15th of the current year.
LB Trading at 11.61% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LB to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -0.97% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.83%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.43%, as shares surge +9.50% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +34.37% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LB rose by +1.78%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +266.36% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $66.08. In addition, L Brands Inc. saw 81.85% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LB starting from Wexner Leslie H., who sale 3,050,000 shares at the price of $58.31 back on Mar 22. After this action, Wexner Leslie H. now owns 0 shares of L Brands Inc., valued at $177,845,500 using the latest closing price.
Bellinger Patricia S., the Director of L Brands Inc., purchase 3,666 shares at $54.53 during a trade that took place back on Feb 26, which means that Bellinger Patricia S. is holding 3,666 shares at $199,893 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for LB
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.84 for the present operating margin
- +41.21 for the gross margin
The net margin for L Brands Inc. stands at +7.12. The total capital return value is set at 22.86, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.06. Equity return is now at value -56.30, with 7.90 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.44, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.56. The receivables turnover for the company is 41.21 and the total asset turnover is 1.09. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.97.