The Gap, Inc., GPS is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Apparel Stores in the sector of Services. Based in USA, The Gap, Inc., GPS has a market cap of 10050.1. Since its IPO date on the 7/23/1987, The Gap, Inc., GPS performance year to date is 5.51%. Today The Gap, Inc., GPS has gained -4.31%, with a current price of 25.34.
Ownership of the company is 5.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 59.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 51.60%. Return of assets are at 9.40%, with return on investment at 22.80%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Gap, Inc., GPS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.52. While Total debt/equity is 0.68. With a profit margin of 4.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 35.60%, and operating margin of 8.20%. The Gap, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 0.8.
For the last year The Gap, Inc., GPS has seen a EPS growth of -22.30%. A performance for the year of -19.91%. The 52-week high is -21.04%, and the 52-week low is 50.69%. The average volume for The Gap, Inc., GPS is 6841500.
With a target price of 23.7, can The Gap, Inc., GPS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Gap, Inc., GPS. The Gap, Inc. has a P/E of 14.32 and a forward P/E of 12.3. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.8. The Gap, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.65 and 3.94 respectively. For P/cash, The Gap, Inc. has a value of 5.98, while it is 16.13 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 25.34, The Gap, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.63%. We see a return on equity of 27.90%.
Looking more long-term The Gap, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.98%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.40% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -22.30% for this year and for the last five years a 3.50% growth has been seen.