Gap (The) (GPS) : On Friday, The money flowed into the Gap (The) (GPS) stock with an uptick to downtick ratio was recorded at 1.42. Transactions worth $30.68 million were done on upticks, confirming the buying interest in the stock. The outflow of money on downticks stood at $21.59 million. The total money flow into the stock was $9.09 million. The block trades reveal a bullish bias with an up-down ratio of 3.8. The investors are using every small weakness in the stock to accumulate it, as can be seen in the $10.99 million of block transactions on upticks. The value of block trades on downticks was $2.89 million, indicating lower selling interest. The total money flow in block trades was $8.1 million. In terms of price action, Gap (The) (GPS) traded down $0.32 during the session at $24.55. Compared to the previous days closing, the stock was down only by -1.29%. For the week, the stock is -7.29%, over previous weeks closing.
The company Insiders own 30% of Gap (The) shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 57.81% of Gap (The) shares.
In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Global Pres., Banana Republic) of Gap Inc, Owen Andi had sold 11,381 shares worth of $343,592 in a transaction dated March 21, 2016. In this transaction, 11,381 shares were sold at $30.19 per share.
Gap (The) (NYSE:GPS): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $23.6 and the intraday high of $24.35 after having opened at $24 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $24, a loss of -2.57%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 7,254,945 shares. The stock failed to cross $24.35 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $24.55.
Gap (The) (GPS) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Gap (The) (GPS), hence the stock is down -6.58% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -10.12% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -6.71% and the stock has fallen -9.67% in the past 1 week.
The Gap, Inc. is an apparel retail company. The Company offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta and Intermix brands. In addition to operating in the specialty, outlet, online and franchise channels, Gap Inc. is an apparel retailer in using omni-channel capabilities for digital world and physical stores. Its omni-channel services include order-in-store, reserve-in-store, find-in-store and ship-from-store that are tailored across its portfolio of brands. Gap includes GapKids, babyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody and GapFit collections. It also offers handbags, shoes, jewelry, eyewear and personal care products, among others. It has Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Japan, Italy, China and Hong Kong. It operates Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy stores throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.