2. As of noon trading, Limited Brands ( LTD) is down $0.36 (-0.8%) to $47.66 on heavy volume Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Limited Brands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.31-$48.40 after having opened the day at $48.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.02.

Limited Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty, and personal care products and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. Limited Brands has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Limited Brands a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Limited Brands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Limited Brands Ratings Report now.

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