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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.27
NYSE:LB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. NYSE:LB: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:LB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.31 Max: N/A
Current: 0.27
Equity-to-Asset -0.11
NYSE:LB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NYSE:LB: -0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:LB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.74
Current: -0.11
-0.17
0.74
Interest Coverage 4.75
NYSE:LB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 26.68 vs. NYSE:LB: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:LB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25  Med: 5.32 Max: 7.45
Current: 4.75
3.25
7.45
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.68
Beneish M-Score: -3.16
WACC vs ROIC
4.21%
38.78%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 15.24
NYSE:LB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. NYSE:LB: 15.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:LB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.51  Med: 14.2 Max: 18.04
Current: 15.24
6.51
18.04
Net Margin % 8.87
NYSE:LB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. NYSE:LB: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:LB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 8.29 Max: 10.31
Current: 8.87
2.43
10.31
ROA % 14.22
NYSE:LB's ROA % is ranked higher than
91% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NYSE:LB: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:LB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.05  Med: 12.98 Max: 15.69
Current: 14.22
3.05
15.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 72.46
NYSE:LB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.82 vs. NYSE:LB: 72.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:LB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.45  Med: 87.35 Max: 98.46
Current: 72.46
26.45
98.46
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.90
NYSE:LB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. NYSE:LB: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.4  Med: 7.1 Max: 20
Current: 5.9
-6.4
20
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 7.00
NYSE:LB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NYSE:LB: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22  Med: 9.6 Max: 36.9
Current: 7
-22
36.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.30
NYSE:LB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NYSE:LB: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.6  Med: 9 Max: 60.7
Current: 9.3
-34.6
60.7
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448120    SIC: 5621
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Traded in other countries:LTD.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
L Brands Inc is a women's intimate, personal care, and beauty retailer. The company through its retail outlets sells products under various brands such as Victoria's Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, and Henri Bendel brands.

L Brands is a women's intimate, personal care, and beauty retailer operating under the Victoria's Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, and Henri Bendel brands. The company generates the majority of its business in North America, with only about 3% of sales coming from international markets. Distribution channels include about 3,074 stores and online.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 14.11
LB's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. LB: 14.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.69  Med: 17.29 Max: 57.44
Current: 14.11
4.69
57.44
Forward PE Ratio 16.69
LB's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. LB: 16.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 14.11
LB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
71% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.27 vs. LB: 14.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.69  Med: 17.29 Max: 57.44
Current: 14.11
4.69
57.44
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 11.74
LB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
72% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.91 vs. LB: 11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.22  Med: 15.25 Max: 62.98
Current: 11.74
3.22
62.98
PS Ratio 1.25
LB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. LB: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.25
0.23
2.5
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 16.05
LB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.76 vs. LB: 16.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.07  Med: 20.31 Max: 460.16
Current: 16.05
4.07
460.16
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.02
LB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
63% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. LB: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 10.85 Max: 20.92
Current: 8.02
2.12
20.92
EV-to-EBIT 9.87
LB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. LB: 9.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 11.1 Max: 18.9
Current: 9.87
4.6
18.9
EV-to-EBITDA 7.75
LB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. LB: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 8.6 Max: 13.1
Current: 7.75
3.5
13.1
PEG Ratio 1.52
LB's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. LB: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
LB' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.69 Max: 52.03
Current: 1.52
0.44
52.03
Shiller PE Ratio 18.99
LB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. LB: 18.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
LB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.47  Med: 22.13 Max: 41.82
Current: 18.99
4.47
41.82
Current Ratio 1.72
LB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LB: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.07 Max: 3.91
Current: 1.72
1.31
3.91
Quick Ratio 1.10
LB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. LB: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.57
Current: 1.1
0.21
2.57
Days Inventory 62.68
LB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 90.14 vs. LB: 62.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.34  Med: 61.42 Max: 83.22
Current: 62.68
54.34
83.22
Days Sales Outstanding 6.27
LB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. LB: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.08  Med: 8.4 Max: 12.79
Current: 6.27
7.08
12.79
Days Payable 32.70
LB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 51.01 vs. LB: 32.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.48  Med: 32.89 Max: 35.08
Current: 32.7
28.48
35.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.49
LB's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. LB: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
LB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.21 Max: 9.58
Current: 4.49
1.44
9.58
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.63
LB's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. LB: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
LB' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.63
0.25
0.92
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 26.00
LB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LB: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
LB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 14.5 Max: 32.6
Current: 26
-4.7
32.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.49
LB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. LB: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 13.45
LB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. LB: 13.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.32  Med: 6.64 Max: 28.77
Current: 13.45
4.32
28.77
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.10
LB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. LB: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: 2.5 Max: 13.9
Current: 1.1
-6.7
13.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.82
LB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. LB: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.75 Max: 3.77
Current: 1.82
0.37
3.77
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.75
LB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
80% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. LB: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.00
LB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LB: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.93
Current: 1
0.23
1.93
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.51
LB's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. LB: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
LB' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.54 Max: 5.89
Current: 1.51
0.17
5.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.13
LB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. LB: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 9 Max: 21.7
Current: 10.13
5.3
21.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 14.51
LB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. LB: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
LB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 14.4 Max: 29.1
Current: 14.51
4.3
29.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,397.00
EPS (TTM) $ 3.79
Beta0.32
Short Percentage of Float8.20%
52-Week Range $43.04 - 79.67
Shares Outstanding (Mil)286.84

Analyst Estimate

Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Revenue (Mil $) 12,547 12,986 13,852
EPS ($) 3.19 3.40 3.83
EPS without NRI ($) 3.19 3.40 3.83
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-0.12%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.49 2.62 3.11
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