2. As of noon trading, L Brands ( LTD) is down $0.98 (-1.8%) to $52.23 on heavy volume Thus far, 4.1 million shares of L Brands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.84-$52.78 after having opened the day at $52.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.21. L Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, and accessories. L Brands has a market cap of $15.2 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings rates L Brands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full L Brands Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.