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L Brands 'Still Very Sexy' At Topeka, Buy Rating Initiated

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In a report published Monday, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Dorothy Lakner initiated coverage of L Brands Inc (NYSE: LB) with a Buy rating and $106 price target, as its two powerful brands have plenty of room to grow both domestically and internationally.

Lakner argued that Victoria's Secret has a "big market share" domestically, but has only just begun to grow internationally. On the other hand, Bath & Body Works "dominates its space" and generates higher margins than Victoria Secret.

Bottom line, L Brands has a strong management team coupled with strong cash flows and shareholder returns, making it a "core holding" for any consumer portfolio.

Shares traded recently at $93.93, up 0.55 percent.

Latest Ratings for LB

DateFirmActionFromTo
Feb 2021Credit SuisseMaintainsNeutral
Feb 2021Morgan StanleyUpgradesEqual-WeightOverweight
Feb 2021Morgan StanleyMaintainsEqual-Weight

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