The Gap, Inc. (GPS) Analysts See $0.46 EPS as of May, 24

May 16, 2018 - By Rebecca Betts

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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 improved. 113 grew holdings while 73 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 208.71 million shares thus 2.18% more from 2017Q3’s 204.26 million shares.
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt holds 0% or 15,566 shs. Motco holds 866 shs. 2,600 were reported by Fukoku Mutual Life Insur. Crestpoint Cap Mgmt Limited Com invested in 1.18% or 62,600 shs. Federated Invsts Pa invested in 124,915 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Buckingham Cap Mgmt has 0.04% invested in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Tradewinds Cap Mngmt Lc accumulated 46 shs. Laurion Capital Mgmt Lp reported 90,565 shs. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky holds 23,750 shs or 0.01% of its capital. D E Shaw And Company accumulated 0.01% or 150,000 shs. James Inv Rech has 0.08% invested in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Euclidean Management stated it has 52,432 shs. Swiss Savings Bank reported 868,131 shs. New England Mgmt Incorporated reported 0.21% stake. Blackrock holds 0.03% or 17.13 million shs.

The Gap, Inc. had 11 sales and 1 buy since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $57.85 million. On Friday, March 16 $221,701 worth of stock was sold by Bazzano Dara. Another trade for 5,839 shs valued at $192,921 was made by Hyder Brent on Thursday, February 1. The insider FISHER JOHN J sold $17.22M. Shares for $15.64M were sold by FISHER ROBERT J on Tuesday, April 3. Kirwan Jeff sold $1.63M worth of stock or 50,000 shs. Another trade for 28,846 shs valued at $954,780 was sold by Syngal Sonia.

Investors wait The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)’s quarterly earnings on May, 24 after the close., according to Zacks. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is awaited to be $0.46. That is 27.78 % up compareed to $0.36 earnings per share for last year. GPS’s profit could hit $179.09 million if the current earnings per share of $0.46 is accurate. Wall Street predicts -24.59 % negative EPS growth as of May, 24. GPS hit $31.57 during the last trading session after $0.41 change.The Gap, Inc. is uptrending after having risen 31.10% since May 16, 2017. GPS has 6.01M volume or 32.12% up from normal. The stock outperformed the S&P500 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”. (NYSE:GPS) has 12% bullish analysts. 33 are the (NYSE:GPS)’s ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, November 17 Nomura maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) rating. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $28 target. On Friday, November 17 Buckingham Research maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) with “Neutral” rating. The company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, November 20. On Friday, November 17 Jefferies maintained The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, March 1 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co. In Friday, March 2 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $35 target. The company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, November 17. On Tuesday, February 20 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Friday, November 17 FBR Capital maintained the shares of GPS in report with “Hold” rating. In Friday, March 2 report Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating.

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail firm worldwide.The company has $12.29 billion market cap. It provides apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brands.The P/E ratio is 14.75. 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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