Is The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) a Good Investment?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for the period of 9-Day stands at 85.49% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 83.87%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) opened the session at $27.84 and after going up 1.79% closed at $28.36. The stock gained 0.52 points in the last trade.

The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $27.77 and $28.49 during the previous active session. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) traded with the volume of 5.12 Million with average volume of 6.21 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.84 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.78 and 74.79 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) is at 5.6% and the shares outstanding are 389.5 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) stands at 3.24% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 13.48 while Forward P/E shows the value of 13.39.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.86. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.71 and 3.8 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 6.87 and 19.18 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) stands at 0.9 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.8.

Return on Assets ROA of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) is at 10.9% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) stand at 29.3% and 17.6% respectively.

The payout ratio of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) stands at 43.7%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 1.32% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 22.29%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 29.09% while six month performance of the shares of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) remained bullish with the count of 21.87%.

The yearly and YTD performance of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) remained up at 25.6% and 26.38% respectively.