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NYSE:GPS - GAP Stock Price, Forecast & News

$16.27
-0.03 (-0.18 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$16.26
Now: $16.27
$16.69
50-Day Range
$15.71
MA: $17.00
$17.99
52-Week Range
$15.11
Now: $16.27
$31.39
Volume4.40 million shs
Average Volume6.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.07 billion
P/E Ratio6.28
Dividend Yield5.95%
Beta0.71
The Gap, Inc operates as an apparel retail company worldwide. The company offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix, and Hill City brands. Its products include denim, tees, button-downs, khakis, and other products; and fitness and lifestyle products for use in yoga, training, sports, travel, and everyday activities to women and girls. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP36476010
Phone415-427-0100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.58 billion
Cash Flow$3.90 per share
Book Value$9.31 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.00 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees135,000
Market Cap$6.07 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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GAP (NYSE:GPS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is GAP's stock symbol?

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

How often does GAP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GAP?

GAP declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 8th will be given a dividend of $0.2425 per share on Wednesday, January 29th. This represents a $0.97 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 7th. View GAP's Dividend History.

How were GAP's earnings last quarter?

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 21st. The apparel retailer reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.02. The apparel retailer earned $4 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.96 billion. GAP had a net margin of 4.97% and a return on equity of 22.33%. GAP's revenue for the quarter was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.69 earnings per share. View GAP's Earnings History.

When is GAP's next earnings date?

GAP is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for GAP.

What guidance has GAP issued on next quarter's earnings?

GAP updated its third quarter 2019 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.50-0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.55.

What price target have analysts set for GPS?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for GAP's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate GAP's share price to reach $18.87 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for GAP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GAP?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GAP in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for GAP.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about GAP stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about GAP stock:
  • 1. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We would be remiss not to mention the underwhelming 1H19 performance, with comps falling 4% driven by declines across all three of GPS’ largest brands. Additionally, the comp performance drove substantial margin contraction and EPS declines. While management highlighted numerous initiatives to improve operations across both companies and Athleta remains a standout, given our expectations for a muted top line and continued margin contraction, we remain NEUTRAL-rated until we see evidence of strategies taking hold. Overall, we believe shares are fairly valued today, trading at ~9x our current GPS FY2020 EPS." (9/12/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Gap has outperformed the industry in the past three months, driven by impressive earnings in fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 and announcement of spin-off plans. We expect, the company’s plans to spin off into two public companies, Old Navy and NewCo, to strategically focus on growth initiatives and improve operating efficiency, to aid growth. Moreover, the company has been making constant efforts to boost digital and mobile offerings alongside improving product acceptance. However, persistent softness across its namesake brand, which continued in the fiscal fourth quarter and hurt comps, remains concern. This, along with adverse currency translations affected the company’s top line that lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate after surpassing the same in the previous eight quarters. Further, management issued a bleak earnings view for fiscal 2019. Nevertheless, comps are anticipated to be flat to up slightly." (5/13/2019)

Has GAP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GPS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. GAP earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the apparel retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for GAP.

Are investors shorting GAP?

GAP saw a decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 35,210,000 shares, a decrease of 9.9% from the October 31st total of 39,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.4 days. Approximately 16.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View GAP's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of GAP's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of GAP own?

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

Who are GAP's key executives?

GAP's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Arthur Peck, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Ms. Teri L. List-Stoll, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Mark Breitbard, Pres & CEO of Banana Republic (Age 51)
  • Ms. Sonia Syngal, Pres of Old Navy & CEO of Old Navy (Age 49)
  • Ms. Sally Gilligan, Chief Information Officer

Who are GAP's major shareholders?

GAP's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.09%), Millennium Management LLC (0.45%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.44%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.39%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.36%) and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.34%). Company insiders that own GAP stock include Brent Hyder, Brian Goldner, Dara Bazzano, Jeff Kirwan, John J Fisher, Julie Gruber, Mcneil S Fiske Jr, Paul Joseph Chapman, Robert J Fisher, Sonia Syngal and William Sydney Fisher. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GAP.

Which major investors are selling GAP stock?

GPS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Haverford Trust Co., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Citizens Financial Group Inc RI, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Exane Derivatives, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold GAP company stock in the last year include Julie Gruber, Mcneil S Fiske Jr and Sonia Syngal. View Insider Buying and Selling for GAP.

Which major investors are buying GAP stock?

GPS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, State Street Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and WBI Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for GAP.

How do I buy shares of GAP?

Shares of GPS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is GAP's stock price today?

One share of GPS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.27.

How big of a company is GAP?

GAP has a market capitalization of $6.07 billion and generates $16.58 billion in revenue each year. The apparel retailer earns $1.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis. GAP employs 135,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About GAP.

What is GAP's official website?

The official website for GAP is http://www.gapinc.com/.

How can I contact GAP?

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for GAP (NYSE GPS)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  1,109 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,773 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,882
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GAP and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GPS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GPS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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