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The Gap Stock Forecast, Price & News

$17.45
+0.08 (+0.46 %)
(As of 12/8/2021 02:22 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$17.33
$17.74
50-Day Range
$15.98
$25.50
52-Week Range
$15.84
$37.63
Volume
283,786 shs
Average Volume
7.48 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.52 billion
P/E Ratio
13.32
Dividend Yield
2.77%
Beta
1.74
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About The Gap

Gap, Inc. operates as a global apparel retail company, which offers clothing, apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children. The firm operates through the following segments: Gap Global, Old Navy Global, Banana Republic Global, Athleta, and Other. The Gap Global segment includes apparel and accessories for men and women under the Gap brand, along with the GapKids, BabyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody, and GapFit collections. The Old Navy Global segment offers clothing and accessories for adults and children. The Banana Republic Global segment provides clothing, eyewear, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and fragrances. The Athleta segment offers fitness apparel for women. The company founded by Donald G. Fisher and Doris F. Fisher in July 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Family clothing stores
Sub-Industry
Apparel Retail
CUSIP
36476010
Employees
117,000
Year Founded
1969

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$13.80 billion
Book Value
$7.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$-665 million
Pretax Margin
2.46%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
218,851,000
Market Cap
$6.52 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
10/05/2021
Dividend Payable
10/27/2021
Last Earnings
11/23/2021
Today
12/08/2021
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/03/2022

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Overall MarketRank

3.46 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

3rd out of 276 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.1Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












The Gap (NYSE:GPS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Gap a buy right now?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Gap in the last twelve months. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" The Gap stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GPS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Gap?

Wall Street analysts have given The Gap a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but The Gap wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The Gap?

The Gap saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 31,670,000 shares, an increase of 15.7% from the October 14th total of 27,370,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,710,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 15.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is The Gap's next earnings date?

The Gap is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 3rd 2022.
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How were The Gap's earnings last quarter?

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 23rd. The apparel retailer reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.23. The apparel retailer had revenue of $3.94 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.43 billion. The Gap had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.80% and a net margin of 3.05%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.25 EPS.
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How has The Gap's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The Gap's stock was trading at $10.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GPS stock has increased by 59.1% and is now trading at $17.45.
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How often does The Gap pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Gap?

The Gap announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 5th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, January 26th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 4th.
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Is The Gap a good dividend stock?

The Gap pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.77%. The Gap does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of The Gap is 36.64%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Gap will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.41% next year. This indicates that The Gap will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has The Gap issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Gap updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.250-$1.400 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.200. The company issued revenue guidance of $16.56 billion-$16.56 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $17.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPS?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for The Gap's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect The Gap's share price to reach $26.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Gap's key executives?

The Gap's management team includes the following people:
  • Sonia Syngal, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Shawn Curran, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Katrina O'Connell, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • John F. Strain, Chief Digital & Technology Officer
  • Julie Gruber, Secretary, EVP, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Sonia Syngal's approval rating as The Gap's CEO?

24 employees have rated The Gap CEO Sonia Syngal on Glassdoor.com. Sonia Syngal has an approval rating of 85% among The Gap's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of The Gap own?

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

What is The Gap's stock symbol?

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

Who are The Gap's major shareholders?

The Gap's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Geode Capital Management LLC (1.00%), Carmignac Gestion (0.88%), Citadel Advisors LLC (0.00%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.47%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.28%) and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.17%). Company insiders that own The Gap stock include John Strain, Julie Gruber, Julie Gruber, Katrina O'connell, Mark Breitbard, Nancy Green, Robert J Fisher, Shawn Curran, Sheila Peters and Sonia Syngal.
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Which major investors are selling The Gap stock?

GPS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Laurion Capital Management LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold The Gap company stock in the last year include Julie Gruber, Katrina O'connell, Mark Breitbard, Nancy Green, Robert J Fisher, Shawn Curran, Sheila Peters, and Sonia Syngal.
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Which major investors are buying The Gap stock?

GPS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Carmignac Gestion, SG Americas Securities LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Toronto Dominion Bank, Geode Capital Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, and Balyasny Asset Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of The Gap?

Shares of GPS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Gap's stock price today?

One share of GPS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.45.

How much money does The Gap make?

The Gap has a market capitalization of $6.52 billion and generates $13.80 billion in revenue each year. The apparel retailer earns $-665 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Gap have?

The Gap employs 117,000 workers across the globe.

Does The Gap have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The Gap: Athleta, Athleta (ITM) Inc., Athleta LLC, Banana Republic, Banana Republic (Apparel), Banana Republic (ITM) Inc., Banana Republic (Japan) Y.K., Corporate HQ Support Mexico, Direct Consumer Services, Forth & Towne (Apparel) LLC, Forth & Towne (Japan) Y.K., GPS (Great Britain) Limited, GPS Consumer Direct, GPS Corporate Facilities, GPS Import Services, GPS Real Estate, GPS Services, GPS Strategic Alliances LLC, GPSDC (New York) Inc., Gap (Apparel), Gap (Beijing) Commercial Co., Gap (Canada) Inc., Gap (France) S.A.S., Gap (ITM) Inc., Gap (Italy) Srl., Gap (Japan) K.K., Gap (Puerto Rico), Gap (RHC) B.V., Gap (Shanghai) Commercial Co., Gap (UK Holdings) Limited, Gap Europe Limited, Gap International Sales, Gap International Sourcing, Gap International Sourcing (Americas) LLC, Gap International Sourcing (California), Gap International Sourcing (Holdings) Limited, Gap International Sourcing (India) Private Limited, Gap International Sourcing (JV), Gap International Sourcing (Mexico) S.A. de C.V., Gap International Sourcing (U.S.A.) Inc., Gap International Sourcing (Vietnam) Limited Liability Company, Gap International Sourcing Limited, Gap International Sourcing Pte. Ltd., Gap Limited, Gap Services, Gap Stores (Ireland) Limited, Gap Taiwan Limited, Intermix, Intermix (ITM) Inc., Intermix Canada Inc., Intermix Holdco Inc., ON Stores Mexico, ONDC (Fresno) LLC, Old Navy, Old Navy (Apparel), Old Navy (Canada) Inc., Old Navy (ITM) Inc., Old Navy (Japan) Y.K., Old Navy Financial Services Limited, Old Navy Gift Card Services LLC, Old Navy International Sourcing Inc., Old Navy Services Inc., Old Navy Sourcing (Hong Kong) Limited, Old Navy Sourcing (Vietnam) Limited Liability Limited, Old Navy Sourcing Holdings LLC, Old Navy Strategic Alliances LLC, Old Navy Supply Chain Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Piperlime (Japan) G.K., WCB Twenty-Eight Limited Partnership, and Weddington Way.

When was The Gap founded?

The Gap was founded in 1969.

What is The Gap's official website?

The official website for The Gap is www.gapinc.com.

Where are The Gap's headquarters?

The Gap is headquartered at TWO FOLSOM STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94105.

How can I contact The Gap?

The 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].


This page was last updated on 12/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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