Zacks Rating on Gap (The) (GPS)

Gap (The) (GPS) : 22 analysts are covering Gap (The) (GPS) and their average rating on the stock is 3.14, which is read as a Hold. 3 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 4 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 14 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Gap (The) (GPS) has been rated by 19 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $33 and the lowest price target forecast is $16. The average forecast of all the analysts is $23.37 and the expected standard deviation is $4.22.


Shares of The Gap, Inc. rose by 7.36% in the last five trading days and 7.4% for the last 4 weeks. The Gap, Inc. is up 50.83% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.38%. Gap (The) (NYSE:GPS): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $27, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $27.19 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $26.81 and closed the trading day at $26.99, in the green by 0.48%. The total traded volume for the day was 4,902,221. The stock had closed at $26.86 in the previous days trading.

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.

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