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 10287.92. Since its IPO date on the 7/23/1987, The Gap, Inc., GPS performance year to date is 11.84%. Today The Gap, Inc., GPS has gained 1.02%, with a current price of 27.14.
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 -13.47%. The 52-week high is -15.50%, and the 52-week low is 61.37%. The average volume for The Gap, Inc., GPS is 2812461.
With a target price of 23.27, 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 13.57 and a forward P/E of 13.03. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.7. The Gap, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.66 and 4.18 respectively. For P/cash, The Gap, Inc. has a value of 6.12, while it is 16.51 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 27.14, The Gap, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.43%. 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 7.34% 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.