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

August 10, 2018 - By Kristen Paramore

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.15, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It is positive, 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.
Ww Asset Mngmt has 15,918 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Company Can stated it has 191,065 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Legal & General Public Ltd accumulated 1.35 million shares. Susquehanna Intll Grp Inc Inc Llp accumulated 491,943 shares. San Francisco Sentry Invest Group Inc (Ca) has 0.04% invested in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Citigroup reported 135,280 shares stake. Profund Ltd Com accumulated 7,143 shares. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands holds 0.47% or 84,700 shares. 6,511 are owned by Advisor Prtnrs Ltd Liability Co. Northern Trust Corporation invested 0.03% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Moreover, Lsv Asset Mngmt has 0.11% invested in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 2.28 million shares. Putnam Lc owns 393,093 shares. Ser has invested 0% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Hbk Invs Lp holds 0.02% or 73,946 shares in its portfolio. Fmr Limited Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 2.38 million shares.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 11 sales for $90.02 million activity. Another trade for 101,820 shares valued at $3.43 million was sold by Kirwan Jeff. Chapman Paul Joseph also sold $2.53 million worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares. Shares for $168,742 were bought by GOLDNER BRIAN. Syngal Sonia had sold 28,846 shares worth $954,780 on Thursday, March 8. FISHER JOHN J had sold 500,000 shares worth $17.22 million. 1.00M shares were sold by FISHER WILLIAM SYDNEY, worth $32.37M.

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 3.37M shares traded. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has risen 27.84% since August 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.27% the S&P500.

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

Among 16 analysts covering Gap (NYSE:GPS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Gap had 21 analyst reports since February 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $45.0 target in Tuesday, February 20 report. The company was maintained on Friday, March 2 by Robert W. Baird. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Wednesday, April 18. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, March 1. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold”. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”. As per Friday, May 25, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, March 2.

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.

Another recent and important The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Gap – Reviewing The Thesis” on July 22, 2018.

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