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The Gap Competitors

$22.59
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$22.21
Now: $22.59
$22.65
50-Day Range
$19.22
MA: $21.08
$23.30
52-Week Range
$5.26
Now: $22.59
$26.99
Volume4.00 million shs
Average Volume8.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.45 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.52

Competitors

The Gap (NYSE:GPS) Vs. TJX, ROST, FL, AEO, URBN, and BKE

Should you be buying GPS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "apparel retail" are considered alternatives and competitors to The Gap, including The TJX Companies (TJX), Ross Stores (ROST), Foot Locker (FL), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Urban Outfitters (URBN), and The Buckle (BKE).

The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) and The Gap (NYSE:GPS) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares The TJX Companies and The Gap's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The TJX Companies2.24%14.34%2.78%
The Gap-7.71%-24.81%-4.67%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for The TJX Companies and The Gap, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The TJX Companies032012.92
The Gap212502.16

The TJX Companies currently has a consensus price target of $68.5385, suggesting a potential upside of 2.43%. The Gap has a consensus price target of $22.8421, suggesting a potential upside of 1.12%. Given The TJX Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe The TJX Companies is more favorable than The Gap.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The TJX Companies and The Gap's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The TJX Companies$41.72 billion1.93$3.27 billion$2.6725.06
The Gap$16.38 billion0.52$351 million$1.9711.47

The TJX Companies has higher revenue and earnings than The Gap. The Gap is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The TJX Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

The TJX Companies has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Gap has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.8% of The TJX Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.3% of The Gap shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of The TJX Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.3% of The Gap shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

The TJX Companies beats The Gap on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Gap (NYSE:GPS) and Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

The Gap has a beta of 1.52, suggesting that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ross Stores has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.3% of The Gap shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.2% of Ross Stores shares are held by institutional investors. 45.3% of The Gap shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Ross Stores shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares The Gap and Ross Stores' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Gap-7.71%-24.81%-4.67%
Ross Stores2.39%22.57%6.19%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Gap and Ross Stores' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Gap$16.38 billion0.52$351 million$1.9711.47
Ross Stores$16.04 billion2.52$1.66 billion$4.5824.74

Ross Stores has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Gap. The Gap is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ross Stores, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for The Gap and Ross Stores, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Gap212502.16
Ross Stores141902.75

The Gap currently has a consensus price target of $22.8421, indicating a potential upside of 1.12%. Ross Stores has a consensus price target of $112.7391, indicating a potential downside of 0.52%. Given The Gap's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Gap is more favorable than Ross Stores.

Summary

Ross Stores beats The Gap on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) and The Gap (NYSE:GPS) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

78.1% of Foot Locker shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.3% of The Gap shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Foot Locker shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 45.3% of The Gap shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Foot Locker and The Gap's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Foot Locker4.66%12.35%4.45%
The Gap-7.71%-24.81%-4.67%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Foot Locker and The Gap's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Foot Locker$8.01 billion0.62$491 million$4.939.65
The Gap$16.38 billion0.52$351 million$1.9711.47

Foot Locker has higher earnings, but lower revenue than The Gap. Foot Locker is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Gap, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Foot Locker has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Gap has a beta of 1.52, indicating that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Foot Locker and The Gap, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Foot Locker261402.55
The Gap212502.16

Foot Locker currently has a consensus price target of $41.50, indicating a potential downside of 12.72%. The Gap has a consensus price target of $22.8421, indicating a potential upside of 1.12%. Given The Gap's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The Gap is more favorable than Foot Locker.

Summary

Foot Locker beats The Gap on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Gap (NYSE:GPS) and American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for The Gap and American Eagle Outfitters, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Gap212502.16
American Eagle Outfitters081002.56

The Gap presently has a consensus price target of $22.8421, indicating a potential upside of 1.12%. American Eagle Outfitters has a consensus price target of $21.3889, indicating a potential downside of 11.91%. Given The Gap's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The Gap is more favorable than American Eagle Outfitters.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Gap and American Eagle Outfitters' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Gap$16.38 billion0.52$351 million$1.9711.47
American Eagle Outfitters$4.31 billion0.94$191.26 million$1.4816.41

The Gap has higher revenue and earnings than American Eagle Outfitters. The Gap is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Eagle Outfitters, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares The Gap and American Eagle Outfitters' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Gap-7.71%-24.81%-4.67%
American Eagle Outfitters-5.50%-1.82%-0.56%

Risk and Volatility

The Gap has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Eagle Outfitters has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

55.3% of The Gap shares are owned by institutional investors. 45.3% of The Gap shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.1% of American Eagle Outfitters shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

The Gap beats American Eagle Outfitters on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Gap (NYSE:GPS) and Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

The Gap has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Urban Outfitters has a beta of 1.61, meaning that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

55.3% of The Gap shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.8% of Urban Outfitters shares are held by institutional investors. 45.3% of The Gap shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 30.5% of Urban Outfitters shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Gap and Urban Outfitters' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Gap$16.38 billion0.52$351 million$1.9711.47
Urban Outfitters$3.98 billion0.66$168.10 million$1.9713.58

The Gap has higher revenue and earnings than Urban Outfitters. The Gap is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Urban Outfitters, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for The Gap and Urban Outfitters, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Gap212502.16
Urban Outfitters112602.26

The Gap presently has a consensus target price of $22.8421, suggesting a potential upside of 1.12%. Urban Outfitters has a consensus target price of $29.45, suggesting a potential upside of 10.05%. Given Urban Outfitters' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Urban Outfitters is more favorable than The Gap.

Profitability

This table compares The Gap and Urban Outfitters' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Gap-7.71%-24.81%-4.67%
Urban Outfitters-0.22%2.30%0.94%

Summary

Urban Outfitters beats The Gap on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Buckle (NYSE:BKE) and The Gap (NYSE:GPS) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.3% of The Buckle shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.3% of The Gap shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.9% of The Buckle shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.3% of The Gap shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

The Buckle has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Gap has a beta of 1.52, suggesting that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The Buckle and The Gap, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Buckle10001.00
The Gap212502.16

The Buckle presently has a consensus price target of $11.00, indicating a potential downside of 67.46%. The Gap has a consensus price target of $22.8421, indicating a potential upside of 1.12%. Given The Gap's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Gap is more favorable than The Buckle.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Buckle and The Gap's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Buckle$900.25 million1.86$104.43 million$2.1415.79
The Gap$16.38 billion0.52$351 million$1.9711.47

The Gap has higher revenue and earnings than The Buckle. The Gap is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Buckle, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares The Buckle and The Gap's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Buckle13.07%27.47%13.03%
The Gap-7.71%-24.81%-4.67%


The Gap Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
The TJX Companies logo
TJX
The TJX Companies
2.0$66.91-1.7%$80.33 billion$41.72 billion111.52Analyst Report
News Coverage
Ross Stores logo
ROST
Ross Stores
1.7$113.33-1.8%$40.40 billion$16.04 billion134.92Analyst Report
Foot Locker logo
FL
Foot Locker
2.7$47.55-0.6%$4.96 billion$8.01 billion14.15Analyst Upgrade
American Eagle Outfitters logo
AEO
American Eagle Outfitters
1.6$24.28-1.4%$4.03 billion$4.31 billion-19.12Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Urban Outfitters logo
URBN
Urban Outfitters
1.8$26.76-0.7%$2.62 billion$3.98 billion-334.50Analyst Report
The Buckle logo
BKE
The Buckle
1.7$33.80-1.0%$1.67 billion$900.25 million14.82Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Guess' logo
GES
Guess'
1.6$24.19-2.4%$1.54 billion$2.68 billion-21.60
Abercrombie & Fitch logo
ANF
Abercrombie & Fitch
1.3$24.32-0.9%$1.52 billion$3.62 billion-13.08
Zumiez logo
ZUMZ
Zumiez
1.4$44.04-1.9%$1.12 billion$1.03 billion18.35Insider Selling
The Children's Place logo
PLCE
The Children's Place
0.8$64.41-0.0%$939.55 million$1.87 billion-7.55
Designer Brands logo
DBI
Designer Brands
1.3$9.50-2.1%$687.73 million$3.49 billion-1.89Analyst Report
Caleres logo
CAL
Caleres
1.7$16.76-0.2%$635.32 million$2.92 billion-1.78Analyst Downgrade
Citi Trends logo
CTRN
Citi Trends
1.1$61.27-0.8%$621.22 million$781.92 million43.45
Shoe Carnival logo
SCVL
Shoe Carnival
1.4$41.86-0.5%$590.39 million$1.04 billion51.05
Genesco logo
GCO
Genesco
1.3$37.96-2.8%$569.10 million$2.20 billion-4.82Gap Up
Tilly's logo
TLYS
Tilly's
1.0$10.16-1.0%$302.58 million$619.30 million-78.15
Chico's FAS logo
CHS
Chico's FAS
1.2$2.18-0.9%$261.42 million$2.04 billion-0.88
The Cato logo
CATO
The Cato
0.9$11.31-1.1%$259.38 million$825.34 million-6.39
Express logo
EXPR
Express
1.3$1.79-34.6%$116.26 million$2.02 billion-0.23High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
Francesca's logo
FRAN
Francesca's
0.8$0.49-0.0%$1.49 million$407.54 million-0.03News Coverage
Gap Up
Ascena Retail Group logo
ASNA
Ascena Retail Group
0.8$0.11-19.0%$1.05 million$5.49 billion0.00Gap Down
This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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