NYSE:GPS - GAP Stock Price, News & Analysis

$19.24
+0.06 (+0.31 %)
(As of 09/15/2019 09:47 AM ET)
Today's Range
$19.11
Now: $19.24
$19.76
50-Day Range
$15.13
MA: $17.34
$19.54
52-Week Range
$15.11
Now: $19.24
$31.39
Volume5.43 million shs
Average Volume9.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.23 billion
P/E Ratio8.41
Dividend Yield5.06%
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$4.00 per share
Book Value$9.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.00 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees135,000
Market Cap$7.23 billion
Next Earnings Date11/19/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 14th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 9th will be given a dividend of $0.243 per share on Wednesday, October 30th. This represents a $0.97 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.05%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 8th. This is a boost from GAP's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. View GAP's Dividend History.

How were GAP's earnings last quarter?

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 22nd. The apparel retailer reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.11. The apparel retailer earned $4.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.02 billion. GAP had a net margin of 5.71% and a return on equity of 24.53%. The firm's revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.76 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 Tuesday, November 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for GAP.

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

GAP updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.05-2.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.07.

What price target have analysts set for GPS?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for GAP's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect GAP's share price to reach $23.8281 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.8% 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 5 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 3 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?

News headlines about GPS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. GAP earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the apparel retailer a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning 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 increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 36,206,500 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the July 31st total of 34,071,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,310,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 days. Currently, 16.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Walmart (WMT) and Caterpillar (CAT).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.63%), BlackRock Inc. (5.78%), BlackRock Inc. (5.78%), American International Group Inc. (3.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.55%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.99%). Company insiders that own GAP stock include Brent Hyder, Brian Goldner, Dara Bazzano, Jeff Kirwan, John J Fisher, Julie Gruber, Katherine Tsang, Mcneil S Fiske Jr, Paul Joseph Chapman, Robert J Fisher, Sonia Syngal and William Sydney Fisher. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GAP.

Which institutional investors are selling GAP stock?

GPS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., American International Group Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and AXA. 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 institutional investors are buying GAP stock?

GPS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Invesco Ltd., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Tobam and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $19.24.

How big of a company is GAP?

GAP has a market capitalization of $7.23 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:  1,093 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,736 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,829
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 9/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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