Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) Performance Overview


Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $25.9. The stock traded with the volume of 6.91 Million in the last trading session. Gap, Inc. (The) opened at $25.1 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.07%. The Bid price in the last session was $24.89 x 200 and the Ask price was $24.93 x 400. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Gap, Inc. (The) has the Market Capitalization of 9.95 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $30.74 and 52-Week Low of $17 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 17, 2016 and 52-Week Low on May 19, 2016.

Gap, Inc. (The) reported its last Earnings on Nov 17 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.6/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.6/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 0%. The company will report its next earnings on 23-Feb-17.

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Gap, Inc. (The) has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of -24.6%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 6.3%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 5.01% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 4.42% per annum.

29 number of analysts also provided their insight on Gap, Inc. (The), where the Average Price Target for the stock is $25.9. They also projected Low Price Target as $20 while High Price Target is set at $36.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 2 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 1 reported it as Buy.22 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 7 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Gap, Inc. (The) annual Divided is 0.92 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.68%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.93 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 12.17. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 0.64 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.66, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 6.54 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 14.44.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.7 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 25.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 22.8%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -8.14% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -2.72 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.83 percent.

A look at performance overview of Gap, Inc. (The) depicts that Performance (Week) is -3.48 percent while Performance Month is -9.5%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 1.45% and Half Year Performance value stands at 39.16%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -2.74 percent. Gap, Inc. (The) has its YTD performance of 5.06 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 31 Oct 2016 where Officer Syngal Sonia did a transaction type “Sell” in which 2818 shares were traded at a price of $26.84. Another insider trade includes Officer Syngal Sonia who also initiated a transaction in which 7500 shares were traded on 31 Oct 2016 as “Buy”. On 18 Jul 2016 Officer Goldfarb (Solomon) traded 62 shares as “Sell” at $23.95. Officer Goldfarb (Solomon) Sell 48 shares on 18 Jul 2016 at the price of $23.95.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Piper Jaffray on 28-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Underweight to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 18-Nov-16, Citigroup took an action “Downgrade” from Neutral to Sell. On 9-Aug-16, the stock was Upgrade to Neutral by Mizuho.