Featured Stock Update: The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)


The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) currently has a “Sell” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Sell” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Buy” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Sell” Signal.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) gained 2.1 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $33.11. The stock traded with the average Volume of 5.15 Million at the end of last session.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has the Market Capitalization of 12.43 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $35.68 and 52-Week Low of $21.02 and it touched its 52-week high on 01/23/18 and 52-Week Low on 07/10/17.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.58/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.54/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.04/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 7.4 Percent.

Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of The Gap, Inc. for the current quarter to be 13.7%. Their projections for the Next Quarter growth is 13.9 percent. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 8.16% per annum, whereas in the past Five years The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) showed a growth of -7.63 Percent per annum.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 0 analysts rated The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 5 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -0.78% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.12% and 21.44% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 11.3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 29.4%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 17.6%.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.93% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 3.77% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, The Gap, Inc. currently has a Weekly performance of 1.5%, monthly performance percentage is 1.22 percent, Quarterly performance is 23.91 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 50.02% and Yearly Performance is 36.82 percent.

Company Profile:

Gap Inc. is a leading global apparel retail company. Gap offer apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brands. Gap Inc.  portfolio of distinct brands across multiple channels and geographies, combined with size and scale which allows for strategic and advantageous partnerships with third-party vendors and suppliers throughout the organization, gives a competitive advantage in the global retail marketplace.  Gap Inc. is an omni-channel retailer, with sales to customers both in stores and online, through Company-operated and franchise stores, websites, and third-party arrangements. Gap Inc. has Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Japan, Italy, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mexico. Gap Inc. also sells products that are designed and manufactured by branded third parties, especially at Intermix brand.