Wednesday Sep 10
Morningstar Assigns "BBB-" Credit Rating to The Gap
The Gap has earned a "BBB-" credit rating from Morningstar . The agency's "BBB-" rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Gap August Sales: A Disappointing Month But Better Days Around The Corner
The Gap Inc. reported a disappointing set of August sale numbers driven by a -6% SSSg in Gap Global and -2% SSSg in BR Global. Old Navy was the only bright spot with +2% SSSg, an improvement from +1% a year ago but weak on a sequential basis when compared with +3% in July.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Gap Plunges: What Wall Street's Saying
Gap said after the market closed on Thursday that last month's net sales across all of its brands were flat compared to sales of $1.23 billion last year. The San Francisco-based retail company said that comparable sales declined 2% in August, compared to consensus expectations of a 1.6% gain.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Gap Inc.: A Focus On Environmental, Social And Governance Metrics
ModernGraham has identified The Gap Inc. as appropriate for Enterprising Investors , so for these investors, I am providing another layer of research and analysis that provides insight into The Gap's environmental, social and governance performance. ESG metrics are more meaningful when companies in the same industry are compared, so for this blog we compare The Gap to Kohl's on key ESG metrics.
Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for The Gap
In other The Gap news, Insider Jack Calhoun sold 93,750 shares of The Gap stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.79, for a total value of $4,292,812.50.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Swirl Adds Award-Winning Creative Shira Bogart
Swirl Co-CEOs John Berg and Tom Sebastian announce today that industry creative leader Shira Bogart has joined the agency as creative director.
How Does The Gap's Expansion Into Asia Impacts Its Stock?
Approximately 110 namesake stores will be opened throughout China by the end of the year plus another 40 in India alone.
Gap Stores Looking Pretty Cheap Here
Share repurchases and EPS growth will continue to boost shareholder returns going forward and GPS looks cheap at less than 14 times forward earnings.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Why Aeropostale Is No Bargain Even At Current Prices
Unlike The Gap, Aeropostale has fallen behind on e-commerce growth, maximizing mobile and online ordering capabilities, and popular trends like yoga wear.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for The Gap
Several investment firms have updated their stock ratings and price targets on shares of The Gap in the last week: The Gap had its price target raised by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from $48.00 to $50.00.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Gap Inc. Reports Steady Results, Remains Appealing On Dips
Investors in The Gap have been pleased with the company's second quarter results.
The Gap Price Target Raised to $48.00
Cowen and Company's target price would suggest a potential upside of 5.01% from the stock's previous close.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Amy Poehler's Emmy Dress 2014 Is A Sight To Be Seen
Amy Poehler may bring us to tear-induced laughter as a spokesperson for Old Navy , but on the red carpet, she has some serious style.
Analysts Mixed Over The Gap Following Q2 Results
The Gap reported its second quarter results last Thursday after market close. The retailer earned $0.70 per share, a penny better than analysts expected; revenue of $3.98 billion came in $10 million higher than expected.
Apparel retailer Gap reports surge of 17% in Q2FY15 EPS
Second quarter fiscal year 2014 diluted earnings per share stood at $0.75 compared with diluted earnings per share of $0.64 in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Like Our Khakis, The Gap Has More Room To Run
We recently retired our well-worn Gap khakis due to -- ahem -- size issues. They were good soldiers and we will miss their buttery soft familiarity and much admired drape, but an inch or two extra around the middle was needed.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Gap Q2 2014: The Smooth Operator
Gap's headline Q2 EPS of $0.74 beat consensus $0.69 mainly due to disciplined cost control.
Athleisure wear catching on
Track pants like these at Gap are part of the trend for clothing that combines athletic and leisure wear.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Gap Q2 Net Nearly In Line On 3% Sales Growth; Comps Flat
Gap Inc. beat second-quarter adjusted earnings expectations by a penny a share on flat total same-store sales and a 3 percent increase in sales.
Gap Profit Tops Estimates as Old Navy Boosts Sales
Gap Inc. , the biggest U.S. apparel-focused retailer, posted second-quarter profit that topped analysts' estimates as discounts at the Old Navy chain attracted bargain-hunting shoppers.