Anticipated $0.46 EPS for The Gap, Inc. (GPS) on May, 24

May 16, 2018 - By Andrea Pope

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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 positions while 73 funds took positions. Funds hold 208.71 million shares thus 2.18% more from 2017Q3’s 204.26 million shares.
Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 0.06% or 11,791 shs in its capital. The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.03% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). 1.38 million are held by Guggenheim Capital Lc. 6,556 were accumulated by Stephens Inc Ar. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 23,750 shs. Asset Mgmt One reported 0.03% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Stifel Financial Corporation reported 0.02% stake. Los Angeles Cap And Equity Rech Inc has invested 0.04% of its capital in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Kepos Capital Lp, a New York-based fund reported 113,501 shs. Advisory Inc has invested 0.01% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). New Jersey-based Prudential Fincl has invested 0.17% in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Aviva Public Limited Company has invested 0.02% of its capital in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Landscape Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 0.25% of its capital in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Clinton Gru holds 0.15% or 49,802 shs in its capital. Crestpoint Cap Management Limited Liability Company invested in 1.18% or 62,600 shs.

The Gap, Inc. registered $57.85 million net activity with 1 buying transaction and 11 sales since February 1, 2018. On Thursday, March 8 the insider Syngal Sonia sold $954,780. On Wednesday, March 21 500,000 shs were sold by FISHER WILLIAM SYDNEY, worth $16.05 million. $17.22 million worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shs were sold by FISHER JOHN J. Hyder Brent also sold $192,921 worth of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) shs. On Monday, March 5 Kirwan Jeff had sold 101,820 shs worth $3.43M. GOLDNER BRIAN bought $168,742 worth of stock or 5,000 shs.

On May, 24 WallStreet awaited The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)’s earnings release, according to Zacks. Analysts predict $0.46 earnings per share, which is $0.10 up or 27.78 % from 2017’s $0.36 earnings per share. If earnings per share of $0.46 is announced the profit of GPS could be $179.09 million giving it 17.16 P/E. -24.59 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $0.61 reported EPS last quarter. The stock increased 1.32% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $31.57.The Gap, Inc. has 6.01 million shares volume, 32.12% up from normal. GPS is uptrending and has moved 31.10% since May 16, 2017. GPS outperformed by 19.55% the S&P 500.

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, March 1 the firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given. In Friday, March 2 report FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. In Thursday, December 21 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $35.0 target. On Friday, November 17 the company was maintained by Nomura. On Wednesday, December 13 Oppenheimer downgraded The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) to “Hold” rating. On Friday, November 17 KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPS in report with “Overweight” rating. On Friday, November 17 the firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given. On Thursday, November 30 the firm has “Sell” rating by Citigroup given. In Friday, March 2 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $35 target. On Friday, March 2 the firm earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets.

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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