The Gap, Inc. (GPS) EPS Estimated At $0.72

August 12, 2018 - By James Douglas

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.
Mount Lucas Limited Partnership invested in 310,400 shares or 1.56% of the stock. Heritage Management, Maryland-based fund reported 27,155 shares. 21,079 are held by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board. First Manhattan Co invested in 0% or 2,056 shares. Affinity Investment Advsrs Limited invested in 0.51% or 140,374 shares. Prudential Public Ltd Company holds 0% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 10,100 shares. 135,280 were accumulated by Citigroup. Laurion Capital Management L P stated it has 219,377 shares. Private Advisor Gp Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Mackay Shields Limited Co holds 0.2% or 1.04 million shares. Westpac Corporation invested in 0% or 13,576 shares. Liberty Mutual Gru Asset reported 8,753 shares. Ledyard National Bank owns 9,310 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Synovus Financial Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 2,157 shares. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands stated it has 0.47% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS).

Since March 5, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 11 sales for $90.02 million activity. $138,244 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares were sold by Bazzano Dara. GOLDNER BRIAN also bought $168,742 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) on Monday, March 5. 50,000 shares valued at $1.63 million were sold by Kirwan Jeff on Tuesday, March 13. On Thursday, March 8 Syngal Sonia sold $954,780 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) or 28,846 shares. 500,000 The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares with value of $15.64M were sold by FISHER ROBERT J. FISHER JOHN J sold 500,000 shares worth $17.22 million.

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. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 2. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 2 by Jefferies. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 20 report. The stock of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, March 2 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, March 5 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, May 25. The stock of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 26 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Neutral”.

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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