Bath & Body Works (NYSE:BBWI) Releases Q4 2021 Earnings Guidance

Bath & Body Works (NYSE:BBWI) updated its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.100-$2.250 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.900. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded Bath & Body Works from a hold rating to a buy rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $78.00 to $77.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of Bath & Body Works from $100.00 to $105.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, November 18th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price target on shares of Bath & Body Works from $67.00 to $76.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, November 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Bath & Body Works from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, October 12th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised their price objective on Bath & Body Works from $86.00 to $87.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, November 18th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from, the company currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $86.93.

Shares of NYSE BBWI traded down $0.72 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $74.81. 3,447,726 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,456,283. The firm has a market capitalization of $19.78 billion, a PE ratio of 13.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.96 and a beta of 1.74. Bath & Body Works has a 1 year low of $29.17 and a 1 year high of $82.00. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $69.39.

Bath & Body Works (NYSE:BBWI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 17th. The company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.32. The company had revenue of $1.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.61 billion. Bath & Body Works had a negative return on equity of 211.22% and a net margin of 14.24%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.13 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Bath & Body Works will post 4.32 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, November 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 18th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.80%. Bath & Body Works’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 10.58%.

About Bath & Body Works

Bath & Body Works, Inc is a specialty retailers and home to America’s Favorite Fragrances, offering a breadth of exclusive fragrances for the body and home, including the selling collections for fine fragrance mist, body lotion and body cream, 3-wick candles, home fragrance diffusers and liquid hand soap.

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