Victoria’s Secret-owner L Brands shares jump on raised profit outlook, thanks to stimulus boost

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Pedestrians wearing protective masks carry Victoria’s Secret Stores LLC shopping bags in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021.
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Victoria’s Secret-owner L Brands on Friday raised its profit outlook for the first quarter, citing a boost from government stimulus and from loosened Covid-related restrictions.

Its stock jumped more than 5% in premarket trading.

The company now expects an adjusted profit of 85 cents to $1 per share, compared with its previous forecast of 55 cents to 65 cents.

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