Gap Profit Jumps Up By 12.6 Percent

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The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) is presently sitting at 1.45.

On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $3.8B. (The) had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush. GPS's value Change from Open was at -1.72% with a Gap of -0.36%. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.10 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). They now have a Dollars 32 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC set a $34.00 price objective on shares of Gap and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $24.97 and its 200 day moving average price is $24.74.

The company has updated its diluted earnings per share guidance for the first half of fiscal year 2017 to be down mid-single digits when compared with the adjusted diluted earnings per share for the first half of fiscal year 2016, an improvement from the company's previous guidance of down high-single digits. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, October 9 report. Stock investors bought 31,496 put options on the stock.

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) have shown a high EPS growth of 1.60% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 3.80% yoy. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.21/share and a High Estimate of $0.31/share.

24 analysts on average are expecting the company to report revenue of $3.8 Billion for the current quarter. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 25.2%. (GPS) is $24.92/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.29/share for the current quarter.

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The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 26th.

On 2/23/2017 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.23 3.72% with an ex dividend date of 4/3/2017 which will be payable on 4/5/2017. Gap Inc Del (Put) now has $8.93 billion valuation.

The company's shares were up 4.5 per cent at US$24.24 in after-market trading on Thursday. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 5.95%. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.58, for a total transaction of $12,290,000.00. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. JP Morgan raised its rating on The Gap, Inc.to Neutral on 20/04/2017 in a reversal from its prior Underweight rating. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, September 1. The average is taken over a specific period of time, like 10 days, 20 minutes, 30 weeks, or any time period the trader chooses. Stephens Inc. AR raised its position in Gap by 0.4% in the first quarter.

Blackrock Advisors Llc increased Universal Fst Prods Inc (NASDAQ:UFPI) stake by 7,923 shares to 156,485 valued at $15.99 million in 2016Q4. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 5,980 shares of the apparel retailer's stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 520 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 57.87% of the company's stock.

Duncker Streett & Company Inc decreased Boeing Co (BA) stake by 32.16% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Company offers apparel, accessories and personal care products for men, women and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and Intermix brands. The Company's products are available to clients online through Company-owned Websites and through the use of third-parties that provide logistics and fulfillment services.

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