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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 0.69
GPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. GPS: 0.69 )
GPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.69

Equity to Asset 0.37
GPS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. GPS: 0.37 )
GPS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.37

0.34
0.73
Interest Coverage 35.23
GPS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 28.57 vs. GPS: 35.23 )
GPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 9999.99
Current: 35.23

3.09
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.84
WACC vs ROIC
13.40%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.67
GPS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. GPS: 12.67 )
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
89% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. GPS: 7.68 )
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
98% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. GPS: 42.40 )
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
96% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. GPS: 16.29 )
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
93% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. GPS: 62.02 )
GPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.81   Max: 117.16
Current: 62.02

7.81
117.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.80
GPS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GPS: 14.80 )
GPS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 33.4
Current: 14.8

0.6
33.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.00
GPS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GPS: 12.00 )
GPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 37
Current: 12

-9.6
37
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
GPS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. GPS: 13.40 )
GPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.6   Max: 38.9
Current: 13.4

-24.6
38.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GPS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 5,652 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 200,000 sh (+723.38%)
Louis Moore Bacon 592,294 sh (+373.46%)
Steven Cohen 1,161,095 sh (+302.32%)
Murray Stahl 19,034 sh (+39.29%)
Chase Coleman 2,765,000 sh (+37.91%)
Chuck Royce 273,000 sh (+0.29%)
Steven Cohen 428,600 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 5,940,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steve Mandel 19,924,198 sh (-3.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 68,031 sh (-28.77%)
Edward Lampert 2,788,123 sh (-58.84%)
Jeremy Grantham 45,282 sh (-63.08%)
Ray Dalio 15,374 sh (-79.5%)
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Q2 2014

GPS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

James Barrow 1,111,953 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 32,497 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 50,245 sh (+226.82%)
David Dreman 6,968 sh (+23.28%)
Chuck Royce 290,000 sh (+6.23%)
Edward Lampert 2,788,123 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 1,741,200 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 5,940,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Murray Stahl 18,825 sh (-1.1%)
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)
RS Investment Management 179,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,603 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 1,741,200 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 19,265,265 sh (unchged)
Edward Lampert Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 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 (+24.4%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,936 sh (+22.82%)
Murray Stahl 20,671 sh (+7.3%)
James Barrow 2,168,641 sh (+4.93%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 31,410 sh (-2.1%)
Joel Greenblatt 607,390 sh (-13.62%)
Ray Dalio 29,745 sh (-67.72%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GPS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Steve Mandel 2014-12-31 Sold Out 3.1%$35.74 - $42 $ 41.436%0
John Griffin 2014-12-31 Sold Out 2.7%$35.74 - $42 $ 41.436%0
Edward Lampert 2014-12-31 New Buy0.57%$35.74 - $42 $ 41.436%297779
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 Reduce -67.72%0.02%$35.74 - $42 $ 41.436%29745
David Dreman 2014-12-31 New Buy0.02%$35.74 - $42 $ 41.436%6447
Edward Lampert 2014-09-30 Sold Out 5.1%$39.43 - $46.59 $ 41.43-2%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 4484.03%0.28%$39.43 - $46.59 $ 41.43-2%703145
John Griffin 2014-09-30 Reduce -7.32%0.18%$39.43 - $46.59 $ 41.43-2%5505000
James Barrow 2014-09-30 Add 85.86%0.06%$39.43 - $46.59 $ 41.43-2%2066694
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$39.43 - $46.59 $ 41.43-2%0
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Add 83.39%0.01%$39.43 - $46.59 $ 41.43-2%92145
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 Reduce -3.31%0.12%$37.8 - $42.06 $ 41.432%19265265
James Barrow 2014-06-30 New Buy0.06%$37.8 - $42.06 $ 41.432%1111953
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -77.45%0.03%$37.8 - $42.06 $ 41.432%15339
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Add 226.82%0.01%$37.8 - $42.06 $ 41.432%50245
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 23.28%$37.8 - $42.06 $ 41.432%6968
Edward Lampert 2014-03-31 Reduce -58.84%6.24%$36.79 - $43.91 $ 41.432%2788123
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 Reduce -3.14%0.11%$36.79 - $43.91 $ 41.432%19924198
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -28.77%0.03%$36.79 - $43.91 $ 41.432%68031
David Dreman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$36.79 - $43.91 $ 41.432%5652
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -79.5%0.02%$36.79 - $43.91 $ 41.432%15374
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.60
GPS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. GPS: 14.60 )
GPS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.27   Max: 22.23
Current: 14.6

7.27
22.23
Forward P/E 14.14
GPS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. GPS: 14.14 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.80
GPS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.00 vs. GPS: 14.80 )
GPS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 22.23
Current: 14.8

7.3
22.23
P/B 5.90
GPS's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. GPS: 5.90 )
GPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 6.91
Current: 5.9

1.56
6.91
P/S 1.10
GPS's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GPS: 1.10 )
GPS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.54
Current: 1.1

0.49
1.54
PFCF 15.70
GPS's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.30 vs. GPS: 15.70 )
GPS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.78   Max: 25.79
Current: 15.7

5.78
25.79
POCF 9.98
GPS's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. GPS: 9.98 )
GPS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.31   Max: 13.77
Current: 9.98

4.31
13.77
EV-to-EBIT 8.62
GPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. GPS: 8.62 )
GPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 12.5
Current: 8.62

3.4
12.5
PEG 1.18
GPS's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPS: 1.18 )
GPS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 52.86
Current: 1.18

0.55
52.86
Shiller P/E 19.00
GPS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 50.33 vs. GPS: 19.00 )
GPS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.14   Max: 28.24
Current: 19

8.14
28.24
Current Ratio 1.71
GPS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. GPS: 1.71 )
GPS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 3
Current: 1.71

0.95
3
Quick Ratio 0.70
GPS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. GPS: 0.70 )
GPS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.7

0.26
2.2
Days Inventory 73.58
GPS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 99.91 vs. GPS: 73.58 )
GPS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 61.09   Max: 76.7
Current: 73.58

61.09
76.7
Days Sales Outstanding 10.44
GPS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.48 vs. GPS: 10.44 )
GPS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 10.44
Current: 10.44

3.86
10.44

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.10
GPS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GPS: 2.10 )
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.1

0.35
3.45
Dividend Payout 0.31
GPS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. GPS: 0.31 )
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.31

0.05
0.6
Dividend growth (3y) 20.50
GPS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. GPS: 20.50 )
GPS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 53.2
Current: 20.5

0
53.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.64
GPS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. GPS: 4.64 )
GPS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 7.63
Current: 4.64

0.77
7.63
Share Buyback Rate 10.00
GPS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. GPS: 10.00 )
GPS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 11.3   Max: -4.8
Current: 10

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.94
GPS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. GPS: 5.94 )
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 27.08
Current: 5.94

1.86
27.08
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.93
GPS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GPS: 0.93 )
GPS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 6.18
Current: 0.93

0.5
6.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
GPS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GPS: 1.13 )
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.18
Current: 1.13

0.55
4.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.21
GPS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPS: 1.21 )
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.09
Current: 1.21

0.67
3.09
Price/Graham Number 2.07
GPS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. GPS: 2.07 )
GPS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 7.33
Current: 2.07

0.82
7.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.70
GPS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GPS: 11.70 )
GPS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8   Max: 29.2
Current: 11.7

8
29.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.37
GPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.45 vs. GPS: 17.37 )
GPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 26.4
Current: 17.37

0.3
26.4

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 16,830 17,675 18,692
EPS($) 2.93 3.32 3.78
EPS without NRI($) 2.93 3.32 3.78

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 375 stores in 41 countries. 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 global apparel retailers.
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