The Gap Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.76 (-2.53 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume5.24 million shs
Average Volume6.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.04 billion
P/E Ratio26.11
Dividend Yield1.60%
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About The Gap

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company. The company offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix, and Janie and Jack brands. Its products include denim, tees, fleece, and khakis; eyewear, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and fragrances; and fitness and lifestyle products for use in yoga, training, sports, travel, and everyday activities for women and girls. The company offers its products through company-operated stores, franchise stores, Websites, third-party arrangements, and catalogs. It has franchise agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate Old Navy, Gap, Athleta, and Banana Republic stores and websites in Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. As of March 04, 2021, the company had 3,100 company-operated stores and 615 franchise stores. It also provides its products through e-commerce sites. The Gap, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


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2.68 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

49th out of 412 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

3rd out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Gap (NYSE:GPS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Gap a buy right now?

20 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Gap in the last twelve months. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" The Gap stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GPS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Gap?

Wall Street analysts have given The Gap a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but The Gap wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The Gap?

The Gap saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 14,900,000 shares, an increase of 16.4% from the May 31st total of 12,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,180,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 7.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is The Gap's next earnings date?

The Gap is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 26th 2021.
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How were The Gap's earnings last quarter?

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 26th. The apparel retailer reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.53. The apparel retailer had revenue of $3.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.47 billion. The Gap had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.85% and a net margin of 2.76%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 89.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted ($2.51) earnings per share.
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How has The Gap's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Gap's stock was trading at $10.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GPS shares have increased by 166.5% and is now trading at $29.24.
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How often does The Gap pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Gap?

The Gap declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 11th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 7th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, July 28th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 6th.
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Is The Gap a good dividend stock?

The Gap pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.60%.
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What guidance has The Gap issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Gap issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.600-1.750 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.380. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for GPS?

20 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for The Gap's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect The Gap's stock price to reach $32.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Gap's key executives?

The Gap's management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Bobby L. Martin, Exec. Chairman (Age 72, Pay $1.18M)
  • Ms. Sonia Syngal, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51, Pay $3.19M)
  • Ms. Katrina O'Connell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.35M)
  • Ms. Julie Gruber, Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 55, Pay $1.37M)
  • Mr. Mark Breitbard, Pres & CEO of Gap Brand (Age 53, Pay $2.43M)
  • Ms. Nancy Green, Pres & CEO of Old Navy (Age 59, Pay $2.3M)
  • Mr. John F. Strain, Chief Digital & Technology Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Steve Austenfeld, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Sheila Peters, Exec. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Lima, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel

What is Sonia Syngal's approval rating as The Gap's CEO?

24 employees have rated The Gap CEO Sonia Syngal on Glassdoor.com. Sonia Syngal has an approval rating of 85% among The Gap's employees.

Who are some of The Gap's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Gap own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Gap investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Ford Motor (F), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), The Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

What is The Gap's stock symbol?

The Gap trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPS."

How do I buy shares of The Gap?

Shares of GPS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Gap's stock price today?

One share of GPS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.24.

How much money does The Gap make?

The Gap has a market capitalization of $11.04 billion and generates $13.80 billion in revenue each year. The apparel retailer earns $-665,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.99) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Gap have?

The Gap employs 117,000 workers across the globe.

Does The Gap have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The Gap: Athleta, Athleta (ITM) Inc., Athleta LLC, Banana Republic, Banana Republic (Apparel), Banana Republic (ITM) Inc., Banana Republic (Japan) Y.K., Corporate HQ Support Mexico, Direct Consumer Services, Forth & Towne (Apparel) LLC, Forth & Towne (Japan) Y.K., GPS (Great Britain) Limited, GPS Consumer Direct, GPS Corporate Facilities, GPS Import Services, GPS Real Estate, GPS Services, GPS Strategic Alliances LLC, GPSDC (New York) Inc., Gap (Apparel), Gap (Beijing) Commercial Co., Gap (Canada) Inc., Gap (France) S.A.S., Gap (ITM) Inc., Gap (Italy) Srl., Gap (Japan) K.K., Gap (Puerto Rico), Gap (RHC) B.V., Gap (Shanghai) Commercial Co., Gap (UK Holdings) Limited, Gap Europe Limited, Gap International Sales, Gap International Sourcing, Gap International Sourcing (Americas) LLC, Gap International Sourcing (California), Gap International Sourcing (Holdings) Limited, Gap International Sourcing (India) Private Limited, Gap International Sourcing (JV), Gap International Sourcing (Mexico) S.A. de C.V., Gap International Sourcing (U.S.A.) Inc., Gap International Sourcing (Vietnam) Limited Liability Company, Gap International Sourcing Limited, Gap International Sourcing Pte. Ltd., Gap Limited, Gap Services, Gap Stores (Ireland) Limited, Gap Taiwan Limited, Intermix, Intermix (ITM) Inc., Intermix Canada Inc., Intermix Holdco Inc., ON Stores Mexico, ONDC (Fresno) LLC, Old Navy, Old Navy (Apparel), Old Navy (Canada) Inc., Old Navy (ITM) Inc., Old Navy (Japan) Y.K., Old Navy Financial Services Limited, Old Navy Gift Card Services LLC, Old Navy International Sourcing Inc., Old Navy Services Inc., Old Navy Sourcing (Hong Kong) Limited, Old Navy Sourcing (Vietnam) Limited Liability Limited, Old Navy Sourcing Holdings LLC, Old Navy Strategic Alliances LLC, Old Navy Supply Chain Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Piperlime (Japan) G.K., WCB Twenty-Eight Limited Partnership, and Weddington Way.

When was The Gap founded?

The Gap was founded in 1969.

What is The Gap's official website?

The official website for The Gap is www.gapinc.com.

Where are The Gap's headquarters?

The Gap is headquartered at TWO FOLSOM STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94105.

How can I contact The Gap?

The Gap's mailing address is TWO FOLSOM STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94105. The apparel retailer can be reached via phone at 415-427-0100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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