3. As of noon trading, Gap ( GPS) is up $0.52 (1.5%) to $36.26 on light volume Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Gap exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.75-$36.41 after having opened the day at $35.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.74. 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. Gap has a market cap of $16.4 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 15.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 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. Get the full Gap Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.