NYSE:GS - Goldman Sachs Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$172.77 -3.15 (-1.79 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 03:06 AM ET)
Previous Close$172.77
Today's Range$172.37 - $176.26
52-Week Range$172.37 - $275.31
Volume5.07 million shs
Average Volume3.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$64.27 billion
P/E Ratio8.74
Dividend Yield1.85%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryInvestment Banking & Brokerage
Current SymbolNYSE:GS
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.04
Current Ratio0.90
Quick Ratio0.90


Trailing P/E Ratio8.74
Forward P/E Ratio6.82
P/E Growth0.57

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$32.07 billion
Price / Sales2.00
Cash Flow$26.0588 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.63
Book Value$186.61 per share
Price / Book0.93


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$19.76
Net Income$4.29 billion
Net Margins16.68%
Return on Equity14.10%
Return on Assets1.09%


Outstanding Shares371,970,000
Market Cap$64.27 billion

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, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $3.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. View Goldman Sachs Group's Dividend History.

How will Goldman Sachs Group's stock buyback program work?

Goldman Sachs Group declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 50,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Goldman Sachs Group's earnings last quarter?

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 16th. The investment management company reported $6.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $5.38 by $0.90. The investment management company earned $8.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.43 billion. Goldman Sachs Group had a return on equity of 14.10% and a net margin of 16.68%. Goldman Sachs Group's quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $5.02 EPS. View Goldman Sachs Group's Earnings History.

When is Goldman Sachs Group's next earnings date?

Goldman Sachs Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Goldman Sachs Group.

How can I listen to Goldman Sachs Group's earnings call?

Goldman Sachs Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 16th at 9:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8882817154.

What price target have analysts set for GS?

18 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Goldman Sachs Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $225.00 to $335.00. On average, they anticipate Goldman Sachs Group's share price to reach $273.6429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 58.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Goldman Sachs Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Goldman Sachs Group?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Goldman Sachs Group in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Goldman Sachs Group.

Has Goldman Sachs Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about GS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Goldman Sachs Group earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the investment management company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Goldman Sachs Group's key competitors?

Who are Goldman Sachs Group's key executives?

Goldman Sachs Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David Michael Solomon, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Dr. R. Martin Chavez, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Richard John Gnodde, Vice Chairman (Age 57)
  • Mr. John E. Waldron, Pres & COO
  • Mr. Stephen M. Scherr, Chief Financial Officer

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (6.63%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.63%), BlackRock Inc. (6.07%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.11%), Dodge & Cox (2.72%) and Capital International Investors (1.31%). Company insiders that own Goldman Sachs Group stock include Alan M Cohen, Brian J Lee, David A Viniar, David M Solomon, Edith W Cooper, 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 institutional investors are selling Goldman Sachs Group stock?

GS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Dodge & Cox, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Janus Henderson Group PLC and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Goldman Sachs Group company stock in the last year include Brian J Lee, David A Viniar, David M Solomon, John FW Rogers, Pablo J Salame and R Martin Chavez. View Insider Buying and Selling for Goldman Sachs Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Goldman Sachs Group stock?

GS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Prudential Financial Inc., Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. 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 $172.77.

How big of a company is Goldman Sachs Group?

Goldman Sachs Group has a market capitalization of $64.27 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.

What is Goldman Sachs Group's official website?

The official website for Goldman Sachs Group is http://www.goldmansachs.com.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE GS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  882 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,106 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,988
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Goldman Sachs Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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