L Brands Inc. is an American fashion retailer focused on women's intimate and other apparel, personal care, home fragrance and beauty categories represent an aspirational lifestyle that helps make customers feel sexy, bold and powerful. The Company's brands include Victoria’s Secret, PINK, Bath & Body Works, La Senza and Henri Bendel.


Type
Public
HQ
Columbus, US
Founded
1963
Size (employees)
24,600 (est)
Website
lb.com
L Brands was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Columbus, US
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Key People/Management 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 Dublin, New Albany, Greenville, San Antonio and in 127 other locations
Columbus, US (HQ)
3 Limited Pkwy
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L Brands Financials and Metrics

L Brands Financials

L Brands's revenue was reported to be $4.49 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2.1% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.6 b

Net income (Q3, 2018)

86 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

232 m

Market capitalization (20-Apr-2018)

9.8 b

Cash (28-Oct-2017)

735 m

EV

14.7 b
L Brands's current market capitalization is $9.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

3.8 b4.1 b4.4 b4.5 b

Revenue growth, %

7%8%2%

EBIT

863 m957 m1.1 b988 m

EBIT margin, %

23%24%25%22%
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

2.8 b2.5 b2.6 b2.9 b2.6 b2.4 b2.8 b2.6 b

EBIT

403 m339 m323 m408 m284 m209 m301 m232 m

EBIT margin, %

15%14%12%14%11%9%11%9%

Interest expense

78 m79 m97 m101 m97 m101 m101 m99 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

1.5 b1.7 b2.5 b1.9 b

Accounts Receivable

244 m252 m261 m294 m

Inventories

1.2 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Current Assets

3.2 b3.2 b4.2 b3.5 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

425 m745 m1.1 b912 m780 m649 m1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b654 m1.6 b1.4 b735 m

Accounts Receivable

245 m274 m233 m216 m257 m239 m283 m249 m266 m325 m213 m245 m285 m

Inventories

1.6 b1.5 b1.1 b1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1.6 b1.3 b1.2 b1.7 b1.1 b1.1 b1.7 b

Current Assets

2.6 b2.8 b2.7 b2.6 b2.5 b2.3 b3.6 b3 b3 b2.9 b3.2 b3 b2.9 b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

903 m1 b1.3 b632 m

Inventories

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

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2 b1.8 b1.9 b1.9 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(655 m)(699 m)(443 m)(833 m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

413 m477 m345 m157 m453 m250 m617 m152 m405 m526 m94 m233 m

Inventories

(642 m)(321 m)91 m(54 m)(71 m)(100 m)(586 m)(135 m)(77 m)(527 m)(52 m)(18 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(31 m)370 m446 m(89 m)375 m(156 m)262 m(114 m)421 m316 m7 m221 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(549 m)(570 m)(334 m)(135 m)(187 m)(96 m)(332 m)(205 m)(394 m)(721 m)(155 m)(350 m)
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

63.5 x

EV/CFO

66.7 x

EV/FCF

-97.6 x

Revenue/Employee

106.4 k

Financial Leverage

-7 x
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L Brands Operating Metrics

L Brands's Stores was reported to be 3.1 k in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Stores

2.97 k2.97 k2.98 k3 k3.01 k3.04 k3.05 k3.07 k3.07 k3.08 k

Stores (Franchising)

650 668 676 702 738 724 740 764 781 790

Suppliers

700 400 360
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L Brands Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Bath & Body Works Brand Management
beautyAvenues
Intimate Brands Holding
Intimate Brands
L (Overseas) Holdings LP
L Brands (Overseas)
L Brands Service Company
Mast Industries
Retail Store Operations
Victoria's Secret Direct Brand Management
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