About Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, including strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, such as debt and equity underwriting of public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions with public and private sector clients. The Institutional Client Services segment is involved in client execution activities related to making markets in cash and derivative instruments for interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies, commodities, and equities; and provision of securities services comprising financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services, as well as markets in and clears client transactions on primary stock, options, and futures exchanges. The Investing & Lending segment invests in and originates longer-term loans to provide financing to clients; and makes investments in debt securities and loans, public and private equity securities, and infrastructure and real estate entities, as well as provides unsecured and secured loans to retail clients through its digital platforms. The Investment Management segment offers investment management products and services; and wealth advisory services consisting of portfolio management, financial planning and counseling, and brokerage and other transaction services. The company serves corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
Trailing P/E Ratio11.74
Forward P/E Ratio9.96
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$32.07 billion
Price / Sales2.73
Cash Flow$26.0877 per share
Price / Cash8.89
Book Value$186.61 per share
Price / Book1.24
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$19.76
Net Income$4.29 billion
Return on Equity12.58%
Return on Assets0.99%
Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Goldman Sachs Group's stock symbol?
Goldman Sachs Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GS."
How often does Goldman Sachs Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Goldman Sachs Group?
Goldman Sachs Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Thursday, June 28th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 30th. This is a positive change from Goldman Sachs Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75. View Goldman Sachs Group's Dividend History.
How will Goldman Sachs Group's stock buyback program work?
Goldman Sachs Group declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback 50,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Goldman Sachs Group's earnings last quarter?
Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 17th. The investment management company reported $6.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $5.58 by $1.37. The investment management company earned $10.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.73 billion. Goldman Sachs Group had a return on equity of 12.58% and a net margin of 14.27%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 25.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $5.15 EPS. View Goldman Sachs Group's Earnings History.
When is Goldman Sachs Group's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for GS?
22 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Goldman Sachs Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $330.00. On average, they expect Goldman Sachs Group's share price to reach $267.4444 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Goldman Sachs Group.
Who are some of Goldman Sachs Group's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Goldman Sachs Group include Morgan Stanley (MS), BlackRock (BLK), Charles Schwab Co. Common Stock (SCHW), Credit Suisse Group (CS), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR), Nomura (NMR), Raymond James (RJF), SEI Investments (SEIC), MarketAxess (MKTX), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Stifel Financial (SF), Navient (NAVI), Wisdom Tree Investments (WETF) and Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR).
Who are Goldman Sachs Group's key executives?
Goldman Sachs Group's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
- Mr. David Michael Solomon, Pres & COO (Age 56)
- Dr. R. Martin Chavez, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
- Mr. Richard John Gnodde, Vice Chairman (Age 57)
- Mr. Pablo J. Salame, Vice Chairman & Global Co-Head of Securities Division (Age 52)
Has Goldman Sachs Group been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about GS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Goldman Sachs Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 45.23 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
Who are Goldman Sachs Group's major shareholders?
Goldman Sachs Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.28%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.18%), Northern Trust Corp (1.15%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (0.94%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.93%) and Boston Partners (0.79%). Company insiders that own Goldman Sachs Group stock include Alan M Cohen, Brian J Lee, David A Viniar, David M Solomon, Edith W Cooper, Gary D Cohn, Gregory K Palm, Harvey M Schwartz, James A /Dc/ Johnson, John FW Rogers, Lloyd C Blankfein, Pablo J Salame, R Martin Chavez, Richard J Gnodde and Sarah G Smith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Goldman Sachs Group.
Which major investors are selling Goldman Sachs Group stock?
GS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Natixis, Prudential Financial Inc., Legal & General Group Plc, FIL Ltd, Greenhaven Associates Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold Goldman Sachs Group company stock in the last year include Brian J Lee, David A Viniar, David M Solomon, Gregory K Palm, Harvey M Schwartz, John FW Rogers, Lloyd C Blankfein, Pablo J Salame, R Martin Chavez and Richard J Gnodde. View Insider Buying and Selling for Goldman Sachs Group.
Which major investors are buying Goldman Sachs Group stock?
GS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, PointState Capital LP, TCW Group Inc., Suvretta Capital Management LLC, Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Goldman Sachs Group.
How do I buy shares of Goldman Sachs Group?
Shares of GS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Goldman Sachs Group's stock price today?
One share of GS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $231.92.
How big of a company is Goldman Sachs Group?
Goldman Sachs Group has a market capitalization of $87.60 billion and generates $32.07 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $4.29 billion in net income (profit) each year or $19.76 on an earnings per share basis. Goldman Sachs Group employs 36,600 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Goldman Sachs Group?
Goldman Sachs Group's mailing address is 200 WEST STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10282. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 212-902-1000 or via email at [email protected]
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