L Brands

L Brands (formerly Limited Brands), through Victoria's Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza and Henri Bendel, is an international company. that sells lingerie, personal care and beauty products, apparel and accessories. The company operates more than 2,900 company-owned specialty stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and its brands are sold in about 600 franchised additional locations worldwide.

Company Growth (employees)
Columbus, US
Size (employees)
24,600 (est)+8%
L Brands was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Columbus, US

Key People at L Brands

Leslie Wexner

Leslie Wexner

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Charles McGuigan

Charles McGuigan

Chief Operating Officer
Stuart Burgdoerfer

Stuart Burgdoerfer

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

L Brands Office Locations

L Brands has offices in Columbus, New York, Reynoldsburg, Littleton and in 130 other locations
Columbus, US (HQ)
3 Limited Pkwy

L Brands Metrics

L Brands Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$4.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$632 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$14.1 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$1.9 b
L Brands's current market capitalization is $14.1 b.
L Brands's revenue was reported to be $4.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2.1% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3.8 b$4.1 b$4.4 b$4.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$4.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %



$863 m$957 m$1.1 b$988 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

$787 m$880 m$982 m$893 m

Net Income

$903 m$1 b$1.3 b$632 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.5 b$1.7 b$2.5 b$1.9 b

Accounts Receivable

$244 m$252 m$261 m$294 m


$1.2 b$1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Current Assets

$3.2 b$3.2 b$4.2 b$3.5 b


$2 b$2.3 b$2.3 b$2.7 b


$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.3 b

Total Assets

$7.2 b$7.5 b$8.5 b$8.2 b

Accounts Payable

$599 m$613 m$668 m$683 m

Total Debt

$5 b$4.8 b$5.7 b$5.7 b

Current Liabilities

$1.8 b$1.7 b$1.9 b$2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$302 m$427 m$545 m$650 m

Retained Earnings

($118 m)$233 m$315 m$205 m

Total Equity

($369 m)$19 m($258 m)($727 m)

Debt to Equity Ratio

-13.5 x250.8 x-22.2 x-7.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.7 x0.6 x0.7 x0.7 x

Financial Leverage

-19.5 x397.1 x-32.9 x-11.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$903 m$1 b$1.3 b$632 m

Accounts Receivable

($43 m)($9 m)($10 m)($44 m)


($168 m)$121 m($92 m)$30 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.2 b$1.8 b$1.9 b$1.9 b

Capital Expenditures

($691 m)($715 m)($727 m)($990 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($655 m)($699 m)($443 m)($833 m)

Long-term Borrowings

$213 m($742 m)

Dividends Paid

($349 m)($691 m)($1.2 b)

Free Cash Flow

$1.9 b$2.5 b$2.6 b$2.9 b

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