Gap (NYSE: GPS) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $35.96 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Gap has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gap has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 18.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. The Gap, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer. The company offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, children, and babies under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, and Athleta brand names. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.47. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Gap a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Gap as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Gap Ratings Report now.
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