Gap, Inc. Shares Close the Day 30.6% Higher - Daily Wrap

The company saw its shares close the day 30.6% higher than yesterday, with trading volume lower than its 30 day average.

Nov 17, 2023 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Gap, Inc. Shares Close the Day 30.6% Higher - Daily Wrap
Gap, Inc. (GPS) shares closed today 30.6% higher than it did at the end of yesterday. The stock is currently up 28.6% year-to-date, up 20.5% over the past 12 months, and down 36.3% over the past five years. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, and the S&P 500 rose 0.1%.

Trading Activity

  • Shares traded as high as $14.14 and as low as $13.09 this week.
  • Shares closed 20.6% above its 52-week high and 155.0% above its 52-week low.
  • Trading volume this week was 81.8% higher than the 10-day average and 78.8% higher than the 30-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.5.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $-355,000,000 in earnings before interest and taxes from $13 billion in revenue. It currently holds $2 billion in cash and $3 billion in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.364170043350594 is lower than its current P/E ratio of 46.59, implying that analysts are expecting an increase in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at 0.07. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 5.27 which means it currently has $5.27 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 4.83. This means that the stock is trading at a premium of 5 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 0.92.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 0.90.







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Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price beats the S&P 500 Index today, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price beats the Dow Jones Industrial Average today, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price beats the performance of its peers in the Consumer Discretionary industry sector today, beats it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Gap, Inc.30.628.620.59.5131.4
Dow Jones Industrial Average-
S&P 500 Index0.119.916.5-1.322.3
Consumer Discretionary0.729.918.1-6.033.6

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date lags the peer average by -54.1%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by -68.2%
  • The company's price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company's share price to its earnings per share, is 138.3% higher than the average peer.
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Gap, Inc.GPS46.628.620.59.5131.4
Peer AvgN/A19.562.264.3-15.465.4
Applovin Corp - Class AAPP99.1269.7167.2
American Eagle Outfitters Inc.AEO18.740.360.9-0.6101.6
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. - Class AANF31.7201.1285.8-1.8285.5
Urban Outfitters, Inc.URBN14.548.042.8
Buckle, Inc.BKE7.4-16.1-2.4-22.820.6
Guess Inc.GES8.615.227.2-3.042.2
Tillys Inc - Class ATLYS-23.8-6.7-5.3-17.740.8
Express Inc.EXPR0.2-53.5-61.4-77.332.2

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