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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 -0.96% today. In the last week its performance is -2.45%, and 8.10% for the past quarter. Currently, The Gap, Inc., GPS has a target price of 1.42, so today’s gain of -0.96% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.80%.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS), has a market cap of 10359.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 5.30%, and institutional ownership is 59.80%.

At the current price of 25.91, it has a dividend yield of 3.55%, and its target price is 1.42. 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 14.65, as well as a forward P/E of 12.54.

With a current EPS of 1.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.99%,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 5.68%.

Performance for the year is 0.06%. Since its IPO date on 7/23/1987, the total performance to date is 9.01%.

Volume today for The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS), is 5713800, while its average volume is 6335.77. Whilst the total gain today was -0.96%, it did have a day high of -3.82%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.06%, and 2.62% for the month. The 52-week low for The Gap, Inc., GPS has been 55.69%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.51%.

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 2.58, and the P/S is 0.67, along with a P/B of 4.03. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.16.

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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