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Gap, Inc. (The) (GPS)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$33.56 USD


+0.38 (1.15%)

Updated Dec 15, 2017 04:02 PM ET

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B Value | F Growth | C Momentum | C VGM

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Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 25.71%
2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Company Summary

Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, Intermix, and Weddington Way brands. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through about 3,200 company-operated stores, about 450 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. The company’s products include denim, tees, button-downs, khakis, and other products; and fitness and lifestyle products for use in yoga, training, and sports to women and girls. It also operates Weddington Way, a social shopping platform for wedding parties that provides an online boutique with bridesmaid dresses and various wedding party gifts. The company offers its products through company-operated stores, franchise stores, Websites, third-party arrangements, and catalogs.

General Information

Gap, Inc. (The)



Phone: 415-427-0100

Fax: 650-952-4407



Industry Retail - Apparel and Shoes
Sector Retail-Wholesale
Fiscal Year End January
Last Reported Quarter 10/31/2017
Next EPS Date 2/22/2018

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.58
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 2.10
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 8.00
Next EPS Report Date 2/22/2018

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 33.18
52 Week High 34.41
52 Week Low 21.02
Beta 0.95
20 Day Moving Average 6,206,316.00
Target Price Consensus 28.37


% Price Change
4 Week 22.12
12 Week 20.46
YTD 47.86
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 18.01
12 Week 12.57
YTD 24.82
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 388.86
Market Capitalization (millions) 13,050.04
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 6/22/1999
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 2.74%
Annual Dividend $0.92
Payout Ratio 0.45
Change in Payout Ratio 0.10
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 10/3/2017 / $0.23

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 15.98
Trailing 12 Months 16.53
PEG Ratio 2.00
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -3.33%
vs. Previous Quarter 0.00%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 1.05%
vs. Previous Quarter 1.03%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 4.32
Price/Cash Flow 9.50
Price / Sales 0.84
10/31/17 27.47
7/31/17 28.50
4/30/17 29.75
10/31/17 10.56
7/31/17 10.64
4/30/17 10.69
Current Ratio
10/31/17 1.73
7/31/17 1.77
4/30/17 1.79
Quick Ratio
10/31/17 0.77
7/31/17 0.92
4/30/17 0.94
Operating Margin
10/31/17 5.20
7/31/17 5.27
4/30/17 5.30
Net Margin
10/31/17 5.57
7/31/17 5.42
4/30/17 4.46
Pre-Tax Margin
10/31/17 8.55
7/31/17 8.63
4/30/17 7.46
Book Value
10/31/17 7.78
7/31/17 7.51
4/30/17 7.23
Inventory Turnover
10/31/17 4.66
7/31/17 4.70
4/30/17 4.81
10/31/17 0.41
7/31/17 0.42
4/30/17 0.44
Debt to Capital
10/31/17 29.21
7/31/17 29.76
4/30/17 30.36