3. As of noon trading, Gap ( GPS) is down $0.24 (-0.6%) to $40.41 on average volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Gap exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.94-$40.82 after having opened the day at $40.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.65.

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company. It offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, children, and babies under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands. Gap has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 31.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Gap a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Gap as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Gap Ratings Report now.

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