EPS for The Gap, Inc. (GPS) Expected At $0.46 as of May, 24

May 16, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 0.98. That’s change of 0.02, from 2017Q3’s 0.96. 37 investors sold all, 153 reduced holdings as The Gap, Inc. ratio is positive. 113 rose holdings while 73 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 208.71 million shares thus 2.18% more from 2017Q3’s 204.26 million shares.
The Ohio-based James Invest Rech has invested 0.08% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). 200 were reported by Bartlett Ltd. 7,288 are owned by Highbridge Capital Mngmt Lc. Carroll Fin Assocs stated it has 0% of its capital in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Assetmark invested 0% of its capital in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Bridgeway Mngmt Incorporated holds 105,000 shs or 0.04% of its capital. Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.03% of its capital in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd owns 5,524 shs for 0% of their capital. Citigroup holds 0% or 102,954 shs. Prudential Public Limited has 7,200 shs for 0% of their capital. Cornerstone reported 0.01% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Federated Invsts Pa accumulated 124,915 shs. 260 were reported by Arcadia Inv Mgmt Corporation Mi. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P accumulated 0.04% or 3.14M shs. Fjarde Ap holds 0.03% or 65,454 shs in its capital.

The Gap, Inc. registered $57.85 million net activity with 1 buying transaction and 11 selling transactions since February 1, 2018. On Tuesday, March 13 Kirwan Jeff had sold 50,000 shs worth $1.63M. The insider FISHER WILLIAM SYDNEY sold 500,000 shs worth $16.05M. On Thursday, February 1 $192,921 worth of stock was sold by Hyder Brent. On Monday, March 5 GOLDNER BRIAN bought $168,742 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). 508 shs valued at $15,760 were sold by Bazzano Dara on Tuesday, April 3. On Thursday, March 8 Syngal Sonia sold $954,780 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) or 28,846 shs.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)’s earnings report is awaited on May, 24 after the close., Zacks reports. Last year’s earnings per share was $0.36, while now analysts expect change of 27.78 % up from current $0.46 earnings per share. The profit will be $179.09 million for GPS if $0.46 earnings per share becomes true. Wall Street now forecasts -24.59 % negative EPS growth despite The Gap, Inc. previous quarter’s EPS of $0.61. GPS is reaching $31.57 during the last trading session, after increased 1.32%.The Gap, Inc. is uptrending after having risen 31.10% since May 16, 2017. GPS has 6.01 million volume or 32.12% up from normal. GPS outperformed the S&P 500 by 19.55%.

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

In total 17 analysts cover The Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS). “Buy” rating has 2, “Sell” are 1, while 14 are “Hold”. 12% are bullish. 33 are the (NYSE:GPS)’s analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, November 30 the stock has “Sell” rating by Citigroup. On Friday, March 2 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. On Friday, November 17 Barclays Capital maintained the shares of GPS in report with “Overweight” rating. On Thursday, December 21 Robert W. Baird maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) rating. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $35.0 target. The company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, January 25. In Thursday, March 1 report SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. In Thursday, March 1 report Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Friday, March 2 the firm earned “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research. On Tuesday, February 20 KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) to “Hold” rating. In Friday, November 17 report KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating.

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail firm worldwide.The firm is valued at $12.29 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.14.75 is the 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.

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