|Bid||29.71 x 3100|
|Ask||30.79 x 3200|
|Day's range||29.60 - 31.00|
|52-week range||25.89 - 63.10|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.37|
|PE ratio (TTM)||9.38|
|Earnings date||13 Nov 2018 - 19 Nov 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||2.40 (7.67%)|
|1y target est||32.32|
L Brands stock is already down roughly 50% in 2018. And the possible liquidation of Sears Holdings could make things even worse.
L Brands (LB) has been struggling with soft performance of its luxury lingerie brand and offloading of the same will enable it to focus on core operations.
Monthly sales data was positive and pursuing options for La Senza is a good move, but there are still core problems surrounding L Brands.
– Pursuing All Alternatives for La Senza as Part of Ongoing Effort to Drive Shareholder Value – COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2018 -- L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported net sales.
2.8% is how much average hourly earnings were up in September compared to a year ago, according to the latest employment report. 8.4% is the dividend yield on L Brands’ stock. Sounds nice and juicy, but don’t be tempted by the window dressings of the Victoria’s Secret parent company.
Barron’s is focusing this week on earnings from banks, including Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo. Victoria’s Secret parent, L Brands, will report September sales numbers.
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In the first half of fiscal 2018, American Eagle Outfitters’ (AEO) gross margin expanded 130 basis points to 36.8% due to the leverage it achieved in rent expenses.
The dividend yield is the cash flow an investor gets for each dollar invested in a company’s stock. It’s calculated by dividing a company’s annual dividend per share by its stock price on a given date. A high dividend yield is attractive for investors. Urban Outfitters (URBN) doesn’t pay a dividend but has a share buyback plan in place.
As of September 27, the stock prices of Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), and Urban Outfitters (URBN) are up 20.4%, 31.3%, and 18.7%, respectively, on a YTD (year-to-date) basis. Despite posting increases in its sales, L Brands’ lingerie business is still in trouble. Victoria’s Secret and PINK have been facing stiff competition from brands such as AEO’s Aerie, which has taken a more inclusive approach to attracting customers.
As of September 27, 56% of the 18 analysts covering American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) stock have given it “hold” ratings. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) has received “hold” ratings from 50% of the 16 analysts covering its stock. The arrival of online retailers has pushed apparel retailers to revise their growth strategies to retain market share.
Wall Street analysts are expecting double-digit increases in adjusted EPS for apparel retailers in their current fiscal years due to their top line growth and the benefits of reduced tax rates.
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) delivered YoY (year-over-year) sales growth in both the first and second quarters of fiscal 2018 (with its second quarter ending on August 4). Strength in the sales of its Hollister and Abercrombie & Fitch brands, international operations, and direct-to-customer sales were the company’s primary growth catalysts. American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) beat the revenue estimates for both its first and second fiscal quarters while reporting YoY growth of 8.0% and 14.2%, respectively.
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