Limited Brands (NYSE: LB ) has reported its Q4 and 2012 results. For the quarter, the company's net sales came in at $3.9 billion, compared to the $3.5 billion in the same period the previous year. Net profit jumped to $411 million ($1.39 per diluted share), from the $359 million ($1.17) of Q4 2011.
For the full year, Limited Brands' net sales totaled $10.5 billion. This was a slight increase over 2011's figure of $10.4 billion. Net profit saw a drop over the same time frame, however, landing at $753 million ($2.54 diluted EPS) from the year-ago result of $850 million ($2.70).
The company also provided guidance for the current quarter and the entirety of fiscal 2013. For Q1, it anticipates EPS of $0.40-$0.50. For the full year, it pegs that figure at $2.92-$3.12.