Stock Price of Gap, Inc. (The) (GPS) Increases 6.05%

Gap, Inc. (The) s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -4.88% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -8.01% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 2.65% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Gap, Inc. (The) has a negative value of -23.67 compared to overall market performance. Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) has climbed 6.05% in the past week and advanced 2.96% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 5.2% and the outperformance has advanced to 1.12% for the last 4 weeks period.

Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $24.1 and hit $24.65 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $24.36, with a gain of 1.63% or 0.39 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,018,798 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $30.74 and the company has a market cap of $9,717 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $17 .

Gap Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 17, 2016. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.60. The company had revenue of $3798.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3730.39 million. The companys revenue was down -1.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Gap Inc was Reiterated by Mizuho on Feb 7, 2017 to Neutral, Lowers Price Target to $ 25 from a previous price target of $27 .Company shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on Feb 7, 2017 to Neutral, Raises Price Target to $ 27 from a previous price target of $26 .Gap Inc was Reiterated by Mizuho on Dec 2, 2016 to Neutral, Lowers Price Target to $ 27 from a previous price target of $28 .Gap Inc was Upgraded by Piper Jaffray to Neutral on Nov 28, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Nov 18, 2016 to Neutral, Raises Price Target to $ 28 from a previous price target of $26 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 23, 2016, Jeff Kirwan (President) sold 11,406 shares at 25.37 per share price.On Nov 23, 2016, Paul Joseph Chapman (EVP, CIO) sold 6,764 shares at 24.99 per share price.On Mar 21, 2016, Andi Owen (Global Pres., Banana Republic) sold 11,381 shares at 30.19 per share price.

The Gap, Inc. is a global specialty retailer which operates stores selling casual apparel, personal care and other accessories for men, women and children under the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. The company designs virtually all of its products, which in turn are manufactured by independent sources, and sells them under its brand names.

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