Limited Brands, Inc. ($LTD) Cautious Buy or Hold to $55 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Limited Brands, Inc.
Stock ticker LTD
Live stock price [stckqut]LTD[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair


Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Good


Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $55.31
Target stock price (averages with growth) $62.04
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $44.98
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $55.85

The following company description is from Google Finance:

Limited Brands, Inc. operates in a specialty retail business. The Company is a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products and accessories. The Company sells its merchandise through specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada, which are primarily mall-based, and through Websites, catalogue and international franchise, license and wholesale partners. Its international operations outside of Canada are primarily through franchise, license and wholesale partners. As of January 28, 2012, the Company retail brands included Victoria’s Secret, Victoria’s Secret Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza and Henri Bendel. The Company has two segments: Victoria’s Secret, which consists of the Victoria’s Secret and La Senza, and Bath & Body Works. In November 2011, Sycamore Partners LLC acquired 51% interest in Mast Global Fashions, the third-party apparel sourcing division of Limited Brands.


Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.


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