Gap (GPS) dividend stock





  • Yield

     3.24%
  • Dividend

     0.92
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     16.0%
  • Dividend increased

     11 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     44%
  • Dividend pay date

     10/25/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/30/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     41 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 40.9%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     12 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     19.2
  • Tweed factor

     5.8
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
40.9%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
50.1%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-4.9%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-24.3%
Price change from 52 week high   
-7.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
16.1%
Price change from 200 days average   
18.9%
Price info
Change
0.50 (1.79%)


Last price
28.36 USD


Day range
27.77 - 28.49


Year range
21.02 - 30.74

Financial health
Current ratio
1.57


Debt/equity ratio
68.02


Cash
1.37B


Debt
1.73B


Credit rating
BBB-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
13.51


Price/book (P/B)
3.71


Forward price/earning (P/E)
13.31


Price/sales (P/S)
0.71


PEG
1.95


Market cap
11.12B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.3200,0.3350,0.3400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
3.1%
0.9300,1.0500,1.3400
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
20.0%
10 year history
0.3200,0.3350,0.3400,0.3850,0.4380,0.4880,0.6250,0.8600,0.9100,0.9200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
12.5%
0.9300,1.0500,1.3400,1.5800,1.8800,1.5600,2.3300,2.7400,2.8700,2.2300
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
10.2%
6.3600,5.8200,6.1200,7.3700,6.9400,5.6800,6.5900,6.5800,6.7800,6.4100
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
0.1%
34.4000,29.4000,24.7000,24.1000,21.3000,28.8000,23.9000,22.3000,30.7000,41.3000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
2.1%
836.0000,794.0000,719.0000,699.0000,641.0000,533.0000,488.0000,467.0000,440.0000,413.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-7.5%
Other companies in the apparel stores industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
United Kingdom   Next 24 yrs2.98%13.7%
USA   Ross Stores 23 yrs1.05%19.7%
USA   Stage Stores 8 yrs10.47%12.7%
USA   Chico's FAS 8 yrs4.01%9.9%
USA   Nordstrom 8 yrs3.16%10.0%
USA   DSW 7 yrs3.90%39.8%
Company profile
Empoloyees
141,000


Sector


Website


Founded


Industry


SEC filings




The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company worldwide. It offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brand names. The company provides apparel, handbags, shoes, jewelry, personal care pr...
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Address:
Two Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA, 94105

Phone:
+1 415 427-0100
The dividend of GPS is 0.92 for the last 12 months, and this gives the stock a yield of 3.24%. Since 2006they have raised their dividend each year, that is 11 years in a row. GPS has a payout ratio of 44%, meaning that 44% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 12 years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 16.0%. 6/30/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Gap, while 10/25/2017 is the dividend pay date. This US company was founded in and has 141,000 employees. They are in the services sector and the apparel stores industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.






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