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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.91
GPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. GPS: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.29 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.91
Equity to Asset 0.38
GPS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. GPS: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.38
0.34
0.73
Interest Coverage 27.77
GPS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 42.72 vs. GPS: 27.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.09  Med: 32.56 Max: 9999.99
Current: 27.77
3.09
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.67
WACC vs ROIC
10.88%
43.13%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.42
GPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GPS: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.44  Med: 12.54 Max: 15.61
Current: 12.42
2.44
15.61
Net-margin (%) 7.61
GPS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. GPS: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.06  Med: 7.16 Max: 9.69
Current: 7.61
-0.06
9.69
ROE (%) 42.21
GPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. GPS: 42.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.26  Med: 24.80 Max: 59.22
Current: 42.21
-0.26
59.22
ROA (%) 16.17
GPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. GPS: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.11  Med: 14.17 Max: 24.63
Current: 16.17
-0.11
24.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 59.57
GPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. GPS: 59.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.12  Med: 51.43 Max: 117.16
Current: 59.57
8.12
117.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
GPS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GPS: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 7.90 Max: 33.4
Current: 11
0.6
33.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.40
GPS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. GPS: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6  Med: 12.00 Max: 37
Current: 16.4
-9.6
37
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 22.50
GPS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. GPS: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.6  Med: 13.80 Max: 38.9
Current: 22.5
-24.6
38.9
» GPS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GPS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

RS Investment Management 179,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,603 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,310,300 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 40,000 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 19,265,265 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 1,741,200 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 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

Edward Lampert 297,779 sh (New)
David Dreman 6,447 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%)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates 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%)
» More
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%)
Edward Lampert Sold Out
Steven Cohen 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%)
» More
Q2 2015

GPS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 408,900 sh (New)
Edward Lampert 2,057,403 sh (New)
John Hussman 3,300 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 67,270 sh (+114.81%)
Larry Robbins 5,994,495 sh (+32.84%)
Murray Stahl 23,673 sh (+20.06%)
James Barrow 2,206,049 sh (+11.62%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 385,000 sh (-8.55%)
Ray Dalio 92,245 sh (-35.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,022,286 sh (-35.89%)
David Dreman 6,170 sh (-57.42%)
» More
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.50
GPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. GPS: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.27  Med: 14.78 Max: 22.23
Current: 11.5
7.27
22.23
Forward P/E 11.70
GPS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. GPS: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.50
GPS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. GPS: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GPS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.3  Med: 14.80 Max: 21.33
Current: 11.5
7.3
21.33
P/B 4.78
GPS's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. GPS: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.56  Med: 3.20 Max: 6.91
Current: 4.78
1.56
6.91
P/S 0.87
GPS's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. GPS: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.87
0.49
1.43
PFCF 12.57
GPS's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.54 vs. GPS: 12.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.78  Med: 13.47 Max: 25.79
Current: 12.57
5.78
25.79
POCF 7.75
GPS's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. GPS: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GPS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.31  Med: 9.05 Max: 13.68
Current: 7.75
4.31
13.68
EV-to-EBIT 6.78
GPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. GPS: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.4  Med: 8.30 Max: 12.5
Current: 6.78
3.4
12.5
PEG 0.96
GPS's PEG is ranked higher than
77% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GPS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.27 Max: 41.82
Current: 0.96
0.54
41.82
Shiller P/E 14.26
GPS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.36 vs. GPS: 14.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.07  Med: 18.60 Max: 25.54
Current: 14.26
8.07
25.54
Current Ratio 1.89
GPS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. GPS: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GPS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.91 Max: 3
Current: 1.89
0.95
3
Quick Ratio 0.97
GPS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. GPS: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GPS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.97
0.26
2.2
Days Inventory 74.41
GPS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 81.82 vs. GPS: 74.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GPS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 61.09  Med: 64.93 Max: 76.7
Current: 74.41
61.09
76.7
Days Sales Outstanding 6.15
GPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.01 vs. GPS: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GPS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.86  Med: 6.78 Max: 10.44
Current: 6.15
3.86
10.44

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.73
GPS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. GPS: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.45
Current: 2.73
0.38
3.45
Dividend Payout 0.31
GPS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. GPS: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.31
0.05
0.55
Dividend growth (3y) 25.10
GPS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GPS: 25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 7.80 Max: 53.2
Current: 25.1
0
53.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.17
GPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. GPS: 7.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1  Med: 4.57 Max: 9.06
Current: 7.17
1
9.06
Share Buyback Rate 6.20
GPS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. GPS: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GPS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 11.3  Med: 5.40 Max: -4.8
Current: 6.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.78
GPS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GPS: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.86  Med: 4.28 Max: 27.08
Current: 4.78
1.86
27.08
Price/Projected FCF 0.69
GPS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. GPS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.01 Max: 6.18
Current: 0.69
0.5
6.18
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.75
GPS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
81% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. GPS: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
GPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GPS: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.12 Max: 4.22
Current: 0.87
0.56
4.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.96
GPS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. GPS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.09
Current: 0.96
0.67
3.09
Price/Graham Number 1.53
GPS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
52% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. GPS: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.87 Max: 7.31
Current: 1.53
0.82
7.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.71
GPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GPS: 14.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8  Med: 12.10 Max: 29.2
Current: 14.71
8
29.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.93
GPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. GPS: 18.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 4.2  Med: 17.35 Max: 26.5
Current: 18.93
4.2
26.5

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 16,174 16,500 17,438
EPS($) 2.81 3.04 3.49
EPS without NRI($) 2.81 3.04 3.49

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:GPS.Mexico, GAP.Germany,
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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