Alert: Mixed Investment/Fundamental Signals (6/30/21)-Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS)


Recent exceptional positive changes in fundamentals have benefitted Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS): the consensus estimate for January, 2021 increased significantly, significant quarterly sales acceleration occurred, the consensus estimate for January, 2022 increased significantly, significant quarterly earnings acceleration occurred, and the stock’s power rating rose above 70.

. Positive development: its shorter term price trend turned up. Negative development: negative upside/downside volume developed.

In light of these very positive signals we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of A. We would continue to view the shares with optimism pending completion of this review in the next several days.


Current PriceTarget Research Rating

With future capital returns forecasted to be above the cost of capital, GPS is expected to continue to be a major Value Builder.

Gap has a current Value Trend Rating of A (Highest Rating). With this rating, PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s current attractiveness are providing inconsistent signals. Gap has a neutral Appreciation Score of 57 but a very high Power Rating of 90, triggering the Highest Value Trend Rating.

Recent Price Action

Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS) stock enjoyed a large increase of 3.3% on 6/30/21. The stock closed at $33.65. This advance was accompanied by normal trading volume. Relative to the market the stock has been strong over the last nine months and has risen 4.2% during the last week.

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During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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