5 Retail Stocks to Buy Now

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5 Retail Stocks to Buy Now

#5 – L Brands (LB)

L Brands 185 5 Retail Stocks to Buy NowYTD: 33%
P/E: 23
Average 52-week price target: $63.92 (1% upside)

Does Victoria have more secrets to share with investors?

L Brands (LB), the parent company of the iconic lingerie brand sure thinks so. Comparable store sales at Victoria’s Secret rose 4% in the most recent quarter, fueled by double-digit gains in bras, panties and fragrances.

But don’t think it’s just lingerie holding up LB stock — the rest of the company is also doing well. Gains at Bath & Body Works pushed overall same store sales up 3% in the most recent quarter.

All of these retail stocks are worth adding to your portfolios. But if you’re a selective investor, the ones with the biggest potential upside are Gap and Ralph Lauren.

As of this writing, Jonathan Berr did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2013/12/five-retail-stocks-worth-buying-today/.

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