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

August 12, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q1 2018. 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.
Rampart Inv Management Company reported 6,398 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Mount Lucas Mgmt L P has invested 1.56% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Comm Bankshares reported 6,553 shares. Earnest Prtn Limited Com holds 0% or 106 shares in its portfolio. Wellington Group Limited Liability Partnership reported 380,311 shares. Fuller Thaler Asset Mngmt accumulated 0% or 4,500 shares. Moreover, Transamerica Fincl Advsr has 0% invested in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 1 shares. Capital Fund Mgmt reported 233,254 shares stake. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt has invested 0% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Ltd Liability owns 0.04% invested in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 210,300 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Corp invested in 84,454 shares. Hightower Advsr Ltd Liability Company owns 9,233 shares. Sg Americas Ltd Liability owns 69,633 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Sun Life Financial holds 31 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Llc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS).

Since March 5, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 11 selling transactions for $90.02 million activity. GOLDNER BRIAN also bought $168,742 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) on Monday, March 5. On Tuesday, April 3 the insider FISHER ROBERT J sold $15.64 million. FISHER WILLIAM SYDNEY had sold 500,000 shares worth $16.05M. 101,820 The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares with value of $3.43 million were sold by Kirwan Jeff. Chapman Paul Joseph sold 78,325 shares worth $2.53 million. 500,000 The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares with value of $17.22 million were sold by FISHER JOHN 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 3.43 million 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. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, May 25. FBR Capital maintained the shares of GPS in report on Friday, March 2 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $35 target in Friday, March 2 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, March 2. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, May 25 by Deutsche Bank. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $35.0 target in Thursday, March 1 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) rating on Thursday, March 1. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $35.0 target. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, March 2 by Robert W. Baird. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”.

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.

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