Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 0.97 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 49 investors sold GPS shares while 136 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 211.47 million shares or 7.44% more from 196.83 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 0.19% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 57,519 shares. Whittier Tru Of Nevada has invested 0% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS). Schroder Gp invested in 1.46 million shares or 0.07% of the stock. Tealwood Asset Mgmt Inc holds 1.35% or 110,585 shares. Korea Inv, a Korea-based fund reported 121,669 shares. Clearbridge Invs Limited Com stated it has 1,883 shares. Bancorporation Of Nova Scotia reported 40,159 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 719,039 shares. Johnson Invest Counsel Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) for 16,150 shares. Guardian Life Of America invested in 0% or 614 shares. Ftb has 2,672 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Midas has 43,600 shares. Natixis Lp reported 70,047 shares. Nuveen Asset Limited Liability Corp holds 132,733 shares. First Allied Advisory Services reported 207,488 shares stake.
Since January 16, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $185,475 activity.
Haverford Trust Company decreased its stake in Gap Inc (GPS) by 19.23% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Haverford Trust Company sold 285,377 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.20 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $30.88 million, down from 1.48 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Haverford Trust Company who had been investing in Gap Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.27B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.39% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $24.52. About 4.48M shares traded. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has declined 12.49% since March 23, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.86% the S&P500.
Haverford Trust Company, which manages about $4.70 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tjx Cos Inc New (NYSE:TJX) by 1.23M shares to 2.47M shares, valued at $110.34M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) by 40,431 shares in the quarter, for a total of 258,302 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI).
Analysts await The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) to report earnings on May, 23. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, down 9.52 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.42 per share. GPS’s profit will be $143.65 million for 16.13 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.72 actual earnings per share reported by The Gap, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -47.22 % negative EPS growth.
More notable recent The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “8 Stocks To Watch For March 1, 2019 – Benzinga” on March 01, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Invesco, Gap and Fidelity National Information Services – Investorplace.com” published on March 19, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Gap, Bank of America and UnitedHealth Group – Investorplace.com” on February 28, 2019. More interesting news about The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Gap declares $0.2425 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on February 26, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Did Gap Just Commit a Fashion Faux Pas After Spinning Off Old Navy? – Motley Fool” with publication date: March 15, 2019.
The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) Ratings Coverage
Among 12 analysts covering Gap (NYSE:GPS), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Gap had 17 analyst reports since October 11, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Standpoint Research upgraded the shares of GPS in report on Friday, October 19 to “Buy” rating. The stock of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, October 11. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, November 20 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, February 26 with “Neutral”. The stock of The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 1 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, January 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”. On Friday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. Nomura maintained the shares of GPS in report on Friday, March 1 with “Hold” rating. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Friday, January 11 report. The rating was maintained by M Partners on Friday, March 1 with “Hold”.
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