$0.46 EPS Expected for The Gap, Inc. (GPS)

May 18, 2018 - By Nellie Hooten

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.02, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 37 investors sold The Gap, Inc. shares while 153 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 208.71 million shares or 2.18% more from 204.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Bridgeway Cap Management Incorporated holds 0.04% or 105,000 shares. Parkside Financial Bank has 374 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Jane Street Group Incorporated Ltd Com reported 0% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Blackrock reported 17.13M shares. Apg Asset Management Nv holds 5.38 million shares or 0.28% of its portfolio. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Com stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Gulf Intl National Bank (Uk) Limited invested in 75,413 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0.14% or 655,235 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited has 16,900 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Massachusetts Fincl Svcs Ma accumulated 0.03% or 1.89M shares. Huntington Comml Bank reported 1,998 shares stake. Beddow Mgmt reported 0.11% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund stated it has 155,077 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 0.06% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). James Rech Inc reported 69,412 shares.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 11 insider sales for $57.85 million activity. Hyder Brent had sold 5,839 shares worth $192,921. FISHER ROBERT J sold $15.64 million worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) on Tuesday, April 3. $1.63 million worth of stock was sold by Kirwan Jeff on Tuesday, March 13. $138,244 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shares were sold by Bazzano Dara. $954,780 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) was sold by Syngal Sonia on Thursday, March 8. Shares for $168,742 were bought by GOLDNER BRIAN.

Analysts expect The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) to report $0.46 EPS on May, 24 after the close.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 27.78 % from last quarter’s $0.36 EPS. GPS’s profit would be $179.08M giving it 17.06 P/E if the $0.46 EPS is correct. After having $0.61 EPS previously, The Gap, Inc.’s analysts see -24.59 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $31.39. About 3.35 million shares traded. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has risen 31.10% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.55% the S&P500.

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

Among 17 analysts covering Gap (NYSE:GPS), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 12% are positive. Gap had 24 analyst reports since November 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. 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 stock of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 1 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, December 18. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 2. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, December 13. As per Friday, March 2, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, March 1.

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.22 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 14.67 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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