The Gap is an apparel retail company. The company provides apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix, and Hill City brands. The company has stores in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France, Ireland, Japan, Italy, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mexico, and has franchise agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic stores throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. Under these agreements, third parties operate stores that sell apparel and related products under the company's brand names.
  • TickerGPS
  • ISINUS3647601083
  • ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
  • SectorGeneral Retailers
  • CountryUnited States

GAP reduced its risk exposure resulting in an upgrade to Slightly Positive

GAP (US), a company active in the Apparel Retailers industry, reduced its market risk and raised its general evaluation. The independent financial analyst theScreener awarded an improved star rating to the company, which now shows 2 out of 4 possible stars; its market behaviour has improved and can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that this new assessment merits an overall rating upgrade to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date June 11, 2021, the closing price was USD 32.31 and its potential was estimated at USD 41.54.

Gap, Inc. (The): Update following outlook change to stable

Our credit view of Gap, Inc, reflects its solid market position in the competitive specialty apparel market and it very good liquidity.

Moody's changes Gap Inc.'s outlook to stable; affirms Ba2 CFR

Rating Action: Moody's changes Gap Inc.' s outlook to stable; affirms Ba2 CFR. Global Credit Research- 04 Jun 2021. New York, June 04, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service, today affirmed Gap, Inc. corporate family rating at Ba2, its probability of default rating at Ba2-PD, and its senior secured rating at Ba2.

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1Q21 Beat & Raise In Line with POSITIVE Data Signal

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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

In this product we rank the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filter the symbols by market-cap and trading volume, and then divide the companies into sectors and groups. We then manually look through charts leadership/changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, short-term patterns that may have long-term significance, etc. We believe you will find this product valuable as significant price and relative moves begin in the daily charts.

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Vermilion Int'l Compass: Global Equity Strategy

Big-picture technicals offer a compelling outlook for equities -- in the long-run. Despite arguably stretched trends, especially in the U.S. and EM, one indicator in particular keeps us optimistic: monthly charts. What is likely the least-used timeframe, monthly charts (> 20 years) offer the most clarity. And what's clear right now is: (1) Europe is on the doorstep of breaking above secular resistance; (2) Japan is breaking out above secular resistance; (3) and EM already has. Speaking of EM, we view this as the place to be, or overweight, in 2018. The EM/EAFE's 20-year chart (below) reveals ...

Gap Inc: 2 directors

Two Directors at Gap Inc sold after exercising options/sold 50,904 shares at between 35.437USD and 37.500USD. The significance rating of the trade was 66/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restric...

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1Q21 Beat & Raise In Line with POSITIVE Data Signal

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GPS - Valens Credit Report - 2021 05 24

Credit markets are overstating GPS' credit risk with a cash bond YTW of 2.393% and a CDS of 155bps, relative to an Intrinsic YTW of 1.493% and an Intrinsic CDS of 67bps. Furthermore, Moody's is overstating the firm's fundamental credit risk, with its Ba2 credit rating four notches lower than Valens' IG4+ (Baa1) credit rating Incentives Dictate Behavior™ analysis highlights mostly negative signals for credit holders. That said, management has low change-in-control compensation, indicating they are unlikely to seek or accept a buyout or takeover, limiting event risk for credit holders. Moreove...

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POSITIVE Data Signal Suggests Upside to 1Q21 w/ Endorsements Creating Optimsm

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Look for Soft Start to 1Q21 Led by Gap Brand with Revenues Markdown Driven

Valens Research

Valens Credit Weekly Insights - 2021 02 24

Valens Credit Research Team highlighted ideas for DRI, GPS, and WBT. They have also provided recent analyses for BBY and IBP, while RIG topped the quantitative outlier report for the week.

Gap, Inc. (The): Update following outlook change to stable

Our credit view of Gap, Inc, reflects its solid market position in the competitive specialty apparel market and it very good liquidity.

Moody's changes Gap Inc.'s outlook to stable; affirms Ba2 CFR

Rating Action: Moody's changes Gap Inc.' s outlook to stable; affirms Ba2 CFR. Global Credit Research- 04 Jun 2021. New York, June 04, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service, today affirmed Gap, Inc. corporate family rating at Ba2, its probability of default rating at Ba2-PD, and its senior secured rating at Ba2.

Gap, Inc. (The): Update to credit analysis

Our credit view of Gap, reflects its solid market positioning and higher debt levels.

The Gap, Inc. - January 2021 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Gap, Inc. (The)

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Gap, Inc.. Global Credit Research- 22 Mar 2021. New York, March 22, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Gap, Inc. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

GAP reduced its risk exposure resulting in an upgrade to Slightly Positive

GAP (US), a company active in the Apparel Retailers industry, reduced its market risk and raised its general evaluation. The independent financial analyst theScreener awarded an improved star rating to the company, which now shows 2 out of 4 possible stars; its market behaviour has improved and can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that this new assessment merits an overall rating upgrade to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date June 11, 2021, the closing price was USD 32.31 and its potential was estimated at USD 41.54.

Ford Equity US Rating and Forecast Report

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