The Gap, Inc. (GPS) Analysts See $0.72 EPS

August 12, 2018 - By Louis Casey

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.15, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 38 investors sold The Gap, Inc. shares while 133 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 212.53 million shares or 1.83% more from 208.71 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Us Retail Bank De has invested 0% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). 846 are held by Perigon Wealth Management Ltd Liability. Venator Capital Mgmt Ltd owns 132,700 shares. Gam Ag owns 0.03% invested in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 27,250 shares. Tradewinds Capital Ltd owns 46 shares. Brinker Capital reported 49,612 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Bridgewater Assocs L P accumulated 0.08% or 256,264 shares. Old Mutual Global (Uk) Limited accumulated 171,546 shares. Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Lc reported 0.01% stake. Regions stated it has 18,530 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sigma Planning Corp, a Michigan-based fund reported 9,846 shares. 13,638 were reported by Shell Asset. Verition Fund Mngmt Lc stated it has 10,532 shares. British Columbia Management Corp invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 0.02% stake.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 11 insider sales for $90.02 million activity. The insider FISHER JOHN J sold 500,000 shares worth $17.22 million. $32.37 million worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) was sold by FISHER WILLIAM SYDNEY. Another trade for 6,860 shares valued at $221,701 was sold by Bazzano Dara. On Monday, March 5 GOLDNER BRIAN bought $168,742 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) or 5,000 shares. The insider Chapman Paul Joseph sold 78,325 shares worth $2.53M. $15.64 million worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) was sold by FISHER ROBERT J.

Analysts expect The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) to report $0.72 EPS on August, 23 after the close.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 24.14 % from last quarter’s $0.58 EPS. GPS’s profit would be $278.97M giving it 10.88 P/E if the $0.72 EPS is correct. After having $0.42 EPS previously, The Gap, Inc.’s analysts see 71.43 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $31.33. About 3.43M shares traded. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has risen 27.84% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.27% the S&P500.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Gap (NYSE:GPS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 12% are positive. Gap had 22 analyst reports since February 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPS in report on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold” rating. Buckingham Research maintained the shares of GPS in report on Friday, March 2 with “Neutral” rating. SunTrust maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $32 target in Monday, February 26 report. The company was maintained on Friday, May 25 by Deutsche Bank. FBR Capital maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) on Friday, May 25 with “Hold” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) on Tuesday, February 20 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, February 20. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, March 2 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, March 2 by Wells Fargo.

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.14 billion. It provides apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brands. It has a 14.22 P/E ratio. 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.

More news for The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Wedbush Takes Neutral Stance On 4 Major Retailers” on August 11, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Gap – Reviewing The Thesis” and published on July 22, 2018 is yet another important article.

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