Analyst Ratings for Gap Inc. (GPS)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for GPS last month.

4 analysts declared GPS a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 18 issued a hold rating, 2 gave an underweight rating, and 4 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GPS. The maximum price target given was 35, implying a possible profit of 47.12 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, which equates to a potential downside of -15.93 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.14 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.76 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of GPS to grow at a rate of 13.17 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of GPS is 1.04.

In the last 52-weeks, GPS has achieved a high of 30.74 and a low of 21.02. Today's price is 13.18 percent above the 52-week low, and 22.61 percent lower than its 52-week high. GPS has a P/E ratio of 13.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GPS value stock report compares GPS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GPS is $9.6 billion. GPS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.