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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.12
GPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GPS: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 34.3
Current: 1.12

0.23
34.3
Equity to Asset 0.39
GPS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. GPS: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.39

0.37
0.7
Interest Coverage 27.77
GPS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.57 vs. GPS: 27.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 9999.99
Current: 27.77

3.09
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.90
WACC vs ROIC
11.05%
44.25%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.67
GPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. GPS: 12.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 15.61
Current: 12.67

2.44
15.61
Net-margin (%) 7.68
GPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. GPS: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.06   Max: 9.69
Current: 7.68

-0.06
9.69
ROE (%) 42.40
GPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. GPS: 42.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.26   Max: 59.22
Current: 42.4

-0.26
59.22
ROA (%) 16.29
GPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. GPS: 16.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.11   Max: 24.63
Current: 16.29

-0.11
24.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 62.02
GPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. GPS: 62.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.81   Max: 117.16
Current: 62.02

7.81
117.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
GPS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. GPS: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 33.4
Current: 11

0.6
33.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
GPS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GPS: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 37
Current: 16.4

-9.6
37
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 22.50
GPS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GPS: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.6   Max: 38.9
Current: 22.5

-24.6
38.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GPS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 32,497 sh (New)
James Barrow 1,111,953 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 50,245 sh (+226.82%)
David Dreman 6,968 sh (+23.28%)
Chuck Royce 290,000 sh (+6.23%)
Steve Mandel 1,741,200 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 5,940,000 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert 2,788,123 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Murray Stahl 18,825 sh (-1.10%)
Steve Mandel 19,265,265 sh (-3.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,900 sh (-71.51%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,339 sh (-77.45%)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,494 sh (-98.23%)
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Q3 2014

GPS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,310,300 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 40,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 179,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,603 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 703,145 sh (+4484.03%)
James Barrow 2,066,694 sh (+85.86%)
Ray Dalio 92,145 sh (+83.39%)
Chuck Royce 338,500 sh (+16.72%)
Murray Stahl 19,264 sh (+2.33%)
Steve Mandel 1,741,200 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 19,265,265 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Edward Lampert Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 32,083 sh (-1.27%)
John Griffin 5,505,000 sh (-7.32%)
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Q4 2014

GPS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 6,447 sh (New)
Edward Lampert 297,779 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,225,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 421,100 sh (+24.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,936 sh (+22.82%)
Murray Stahl 20,671 sh (+7.30%)
James Barrow 2,168,641 sh (+4.93%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 31,410 sh (-2.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 607,390 sh (-13.62%)
Ray Dalio 29,745 sh (-67.72%)
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Q1 2015

GPS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Larry Robbins 4,512,709 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 143,345 sh (+381.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,594,562 sh (+162.53%)
David Dreman 14,489 sh (+124.74%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Edward Lampert Sold Out
Chuck Royce 421,000 sh (-0.02%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 31,316 sh (-0.30%)
Murray Stahl 19,717 sh (-4.62%)
James Barrow 1,976,362 sh (-8.87%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,333 sh (-70.27%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.50
GPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.60 vs. GPS: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.27   Max: 22.23
Current: 13.5

7.27
22.23
Forward P/E 13.72
GPS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. GPS: 13.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.20
GPS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. GPS: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GPS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 21.33
Current: 13.2

7.3
21.33
P/B 5.40
GPS's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GPS: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 6.91
Current: 5.4

1.56
6.91
P/S 1.00
GPS's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. GPS: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.46
Current: 1

0.49
1.46
PFCF 11.80
GPS's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.08 vs. GPS: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.78   Max: 25.79
Current: 11.8

5.78
25.79
POCF 7.80
GPS's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.89 vs. GPS: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GPS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.31   Max: 13.68
Current: 7.8

4.31
13.68
EV-to-EBIT 7.56
GPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. GPS: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 12.5
Current: 7.56

3.4
12.5
PEG 1.10
GPS's PEG is ranked higher than
73% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GPS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 41.82
Current: 1.1

0.55
41.82
Shiller P/E 17.00
GPS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. GPS: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.07   Max: 26.38
Current: 17

8.07
26.38
Current Ratio 1.93
GPS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. GPS: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GPS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 2.81
Current: 1.93

0.95
2.81
Quick Ratio 1.09
GPS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. GPS: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GPS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2
Current: 1.09

0.27
2
Days Inventory 73.58
GPS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 85.33 vs. GPS: 73.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GPS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 61.09   Max: 76.7
Current: 73.58

61.09
76.7
Days Sales Outstanding 6.11
GPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. GPS: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GPS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 10.44
Current: 6.11

3.86
10.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.30
GPS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. GPS: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.3

0.37
3.45
Dividend Payout 0.31
GPS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. GPS: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.31

0.07
0.34
Dividend growth (3y) 25.10
GPS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. GPS: 25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 53.2
Current: 25.1

0
53.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.04
GPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. GPS: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 9.06
Current: 6.04

0.97
9.06
Share Buyback Rate 6.20
GPS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. GPS: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GPS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 11.3   Max: -4.8
Current: 6.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.00
GPS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GPS: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 27.08
Current: 6

1.86
27.08
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
GPS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GPS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 5.53
Current: 0.8

0.5
5.53
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
GPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GPS: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.18
Current: 1

0.55
4.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.10
GPS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GPS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3.09
Current: 1.1

0.76
3.09
Price/Graham Number 1.80
GPS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GPS: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 7.31
Current: 1.8

0.85
7.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.90
GPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GPS: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8   Max: 29.2
Current: 12.9

8
29.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.22
GPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 vs. GPS: 18.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 26.4
Current: 18.22

2.1
26.4

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 16,287 16,910 17,912
EPS($) 2.81 3.11 3.62
EPS without NRI($) 2.81 3.11 3.62

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:GAP.Germany, GPS.Mexico,
Gap Inc was incorporated in the State of California in July 1969 and was reincorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in May 1988. The Company is an apparel retail company. It offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands. The Company operates in the specialty, outlet, online, and franchise channels. The Company has grown its franchise store base to 429 stores. Its trademarks are Gap, GapKids, babyGap, GapBody, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix trademarks and service marks, and certain other trademarks. Its products are also available to customers online through Company-owned websites and through the use of third parties that provide logistics and fulfillment services. The Company operates in two segments namely Stores and Direct. The Stores reportable segment includes retail stores for Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic. The Direct reportable segment includes online brands, as well as Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix. The Company competes with local, national, and apparel retailers.
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