GPS:NYE-The Gap Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Apparel Retail | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 22.14


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Market Cap

USD 8.33B



Avg Analyst Target

USD 36.31 (+64.01%)

Avg User Target

Average Analyst Rating


Fundamental Analysis



The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company. The company offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix, and Janie and Jack brands. Its products include denim, tees, fleece, and khakis; eyewear, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and fragrances; and fitness and lifestyle products for use in yoga, training, sports, travel, and everyday activities for women and girls. The company offers its products through company-operated stores, franchise stores, Websites, third-party arrangements, and catalogs. It has franchise agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate Old Navy, Gap, Athleta, and Banana Republic stores and websites in Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. As of March 04, 2021, the company had 3,100 company-operated stores and 615 franchise stores. It also provides its products through e-commerce sites. The Gap, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Largest Industry Peers for Apparel Retail

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FALN iShares Fallen Angels USD.. 0.00 % 0.25 %


PMOM Principal Sustainable Mom.. 0.00 % 0.29 %


PVAL Principal Contrarian Valu.. 0.00 % 0.29 %


OPEN:F iShares VI Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.25 %


SENT AdvisorShares Trust - Adv.. 0.00 % 1.12 %


VOOM:XETRA Lyxor Global Gender Equal.. 0.00 % 0.35 %



Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Apparel Retail)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 9.66% 31% F 49% F
Dividend Return 2.39% 50% F 51% F
Total Return 12.05% 31% F 49% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 14.60% 13% F 40% F
Dividend Return 2.50% 38% F 42% F
Total Return 17.09% 13% F 38% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -15.37% 29% F 18% F
Dividend Return 15.51% 56% F 54% F
Total Return 0.15% 29% F 18% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 21.91% 50% F 82% B-
Dividend Return 3.72% 50% F 74% C
Total Return 25.63% 50% F 84% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 88.05% 50% F 8% F
Risk Adjusted Return 29.11% 50% F 34% F
Market Capitalization 8.33B 88% B+ 79% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Apparel Retail)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 11.22 65% D 71% C-
Price/Book Ratio 2.75 63% D 37% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 35.13 12% F 10% F
EV/EBITDA 8.88 56% F 67% D+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 28.56% 63% D 87% B+
Return on Invested Capital -9.05% 35% F 12% F
Return on Assets 3.89% 44% F 64% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 84.77% 50% F 44% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.28 76% C 49% F
Short Percent 7.03% 53% F 33% F
Beta 1.64 56% F 20% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.