Limited Brands Earnings: Here’s Why Investors Don’t Like These Results

Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LTD) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 1.92%.

Limited Brands, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 22% to $0.61 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.50 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 4.84% to $2.52 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Limited Brands, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.61 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.60. It beat the average revenue estimate of $2.51 billion.

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