L Brands Receives a Sell from Jefferies

By Ryan Adsit

Jefferies analyst Randal Konik reiterated a Sell rating on L Brands (NYSE: LB) today and set a price target of $35. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $51.87.

According to TipRanks.com, Konik is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -2.0% and a 44.7% success rate. Konik covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Eros International, Abercrombie Fitch, and Acushnet Holdings.

L Brands has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $51.44.

Based on L Brands’ latest earnings report for the quarter ending April 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.44 billion and quarterly net profit of $94 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.61 billion and had a net profit of $152 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 30 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in April 2017, Leslie Wexner, the Chairman & CEO of LB bought 1,401,623 shares for a total of $26,604,021.

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L Brands, Inc. engages in the retail business. It is focused on women’s intimate and other apparel, personal care and beauty categories. It operates its business through Victorias Secret and Bath & Body Works International segment. Its brands include Victorias Secret, Bath and Body Works, Pink, La Senza, and Henri Bendel. The company was founded by Leslie Herbert Wexner in 1963 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.