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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) which is in the industry Apparel Stores, gaining 0.34% today. In the last week its performance is -1.52%, and 47.66% for the past quarter. Currently, The Gap, Inc., GPS has a target price of 23.7, so today’s gain of 0.34% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.42%.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS), has a market cap of 10502.23, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 5.30%, and institutional ownership is 59.80%.

At the current price of 26.48, it has a dividend yield of 3.47%, and its target price is 23.7. This is with a profit margin of 4.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.68. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has a P/E of 14.97, as well as a forward P/E of 12.85.

With a current EPS of 1.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.40%,The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.98%.

Performance for the year is -16.71%. Since its IPO date on 7/23/1987, the total performance to date is 10.26%.

Volume today for The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS), is 3427932, while its average volume is 6953.11. Whilst the total gain today was 0.34%, it did have a day high of -2.61%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.77%, and 2.87% for the month. The 52-week low for The Gap, Inc., GPS has been 57.47%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.54%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 22.80%, and its return on assets is 9.40%. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has an operating margin of 8.20%. With a sales growth of -1.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Gap, Inc., GPS is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.52, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Gap, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.88, and the P/S is 0.68, along with a P/B of 4.12. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.25.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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