About Goldman Sachs (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 Ratio12.15
Forward P/E Ratio10.32
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$32.07 billion
Price / Sales2.84
Cash Flow$25.8161 per share
Price / Cash9.30
Book Value$221.12 per share
Price / Book1.09
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$19.76
Net Income$4.29 billion
Return on Equity12.10%
Return on Assets0.99%
Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Goldman Sachs' stock symbol?
Goldman Sachs trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GS."
How often does Goldman Sachs pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Goldman Sachs?
Goldman Sachs announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Thursday, June 28th. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 30th. This is an increase from Goldman Sachs's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75. View Goldman Sachs' Dividend History.
How will Goldman Sachs' stock buyback program work?
Goldman Sachs declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 50,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Goldman Sachs' earnings last quarter?
Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 17th. The investment management company reported $6.95 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $5.58 by $1.37. The investment management company had revenue of $10.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.73 billion. Goldman Sachs had a return on equity of 12.10% and a net margin of 14.27%. Goldman Sachs's revenue was up 25.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $5.15 EPS. View Goldman Sachs' Earnings History.
When is Goldman Sachs' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for GS?
22 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Goldman Sachs' stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $330.00. On average, they anticipate Goldman Sachs' stock price to reach $267.4444 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Goldman Sachs.
Who are some of Goldman Sachs' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Goldman Sachs include Morgan Stanley (MS), BlackRock (BLK), Charles Schwab (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 (SF), Navient (NAVI), Waddell & Reed (WDR) and WisdomTree Investments (WETF).
Who are Goldman Sachs' key executives?
Goldman Sachs' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
- Mr. Harvey M. Schwartz, Pres & Co-COO (Age 53)
- Mr. Michael S. Sherwood, Sr. Director (Age 52)
- Mr. Mark S. Schwartz, Sr. Director (Age 64)
- Mr. David Michael Solomon, Pres & Co-COO (Age 56)
Has Goldman Sachs been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about GS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Goldman Sachs earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.42 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
How do I buy shares of Goldman Sachs?
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' stock price today?
One share of GS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $240.09.
How big of a company is Goldman Sachs?
Goldman Sachs has a market capitalization of $92.12 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 employs 36,600 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Goldman Sachs?
Goldman Sachs' 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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Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
22 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Goldman Sachs in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $267.4444, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 11.39%. The high price target for GS is $330.00 and the low price target for GS is $190.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.36||2.35||2.38||2.33|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||2 Sell Rating(s)|
10 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
11 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
12 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
14 Hold Rating(s)
11 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$267.4444||$258.0526||$255.40||$244.0909|
|Price Target Upside: ||11.39% upside||1.45% downside||3.87% downside||0.85% upside|
Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Consensus Price Target History
Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/26/2016 forward)
Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Dividend Information
Goldman Sachs pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.25%. GS's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Thursday, June 28. The company has grown its dividend for the last 6 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 8.80% each year. Goldman Sachs pays out 15.18% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||8.80% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||15.18% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
12.89% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
11.92% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Goldman Sachs (NYSE GS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.57%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.15%
Goldman Sachs (NYSE GS) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/23/2018||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||4,400||$265.37||$1,167,628.00|| |
|2/21/2018||Brian J Lee||Insider||Sell||6,738||$263.92||$1,778,292.96|| |
|2/7/2018||R. Martin Chavez||Insider||Sell||11,829||$259.22||$3,066,313.38|| |
|2/1/2018||Pablo J Salame||Vice Chairman||Sell||10,000||$270.42||$2,704,200.00|| |
|1/31/2018||R. Martin Chavez||Insider||Sell||11,829||$268.73||$3,178,807.17|| |
|1/29/2018||David M Solomon||Insider||Sell||21,252||$271.65||$5,773,105.80|| |
|1/18/2018||David A Viniar||Director||Sell||17,500||$251.19||$4,395,825.00|| |
|11/24/2017||David M Solomon||Insider||Sell||12,707||$237.94||$3,023,503.58|| |
|11/21/2017||David A Viniar||Director||Sell||25,000||$238.02||$5,950,500.00|| |
|11/21/2017||David M Solomon||Insider||Sell||6,104||$238.99||$1,458,794.96|| |
|11/21/2017||Gregory K Palm||VP||Sell||4,620||$238.99||$1,104,133.80|| |
|11/21/2017||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||20,490||$238.01||$4,876,824.90|| |
|11/21/2017||Lloyd C Blankfein||Chairman||Sell||20,794||$238.38||$4,956,873.72|| |
|11/21/2017||Richard J Gnodde||Vice Chairman||Sell||5,718||$238.99||$1,366,544.82|| |
|11/13/2017||David M Solomon||Insider||Sell||2,400||$238.49||$572,376.00|| |
|10/20/2017||David A Viniar||Director||Sell||7,393||$245.18||$1,812,615.74|| |
|10/20/2017||Harvey M Schwartz||Insider||Sell||25,000||$245.00||$6,125,000.00|| |
|10/18/2017||Richard J Gnodde||Vice Chairman||Sell||4,951||$239.95||$1,187,992.45|| |
|8/8/2017||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||17,685||$235.02||$4,156,328.70||80,109|| |
|8/7/2017||David M Solomon||Insider||Sell||3,260||$231.59||$754,983.40||177,594|| |
|8/1/2017||David A Viniar||Director||Sell||4,590||$227.79||$1,045,556.10||854,925|| |
|2/16/2017||Alan M Cohen||EVP||Sell||5,599||$250.16||$1,400,645.84||77,135|| |
|2/15/2017||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||32,325||$250.06||$8,083,189.50||94,458|| |
|2/7/2017||David M Solomon||Insider||Sell||6,250||$240.08||$1,500,500.00||177,594|| |
|2/7/2017||Pablo J Salame||Vice Chairman||Sell||16,185||$240.19||$3,887,475.15||146,133|| |
|2/3/2017||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||8,338||$240.15||$2,002,370.70||229,134|| |
|2/3/2017||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||10,691||$234.89||$2,511,208.99||66,249|| |
|1/27/2017||Edith W Cooper||EVP||Sell||4,186||$236.74||$990,993.64||26,867|| |
|1/25/2017||Edith W Cooper||EVP||Sell||8,416||$236.00||$1,986,176.00||41,966|| |
|1/19/2017||Harvey M Schwartz||Insider||Sell||25,000||$233.99||$5,849,750.00||251,256|| |
|1/19/2017||James A /Dc/ Johnson||Director||Sell||11,600||$233.99||$2,714,284.00||11,600|| |
|11/18/2016||Lloyd C Blankfein||Chairman||Sell||2,504||$211.32||$529,145.28||1,524,471|| |
|11/18/2016||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||218||$211.47||$46,100.46||22,103|| |
|11/16/2016||Lloyd C Blankfein||Chairman||Sell||2,483||$206.23||$512,069.09||1,524,471|| |
|11/16/2016||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||392||$206.36||$80,893.12||22,103|| |
|11/15/2016||Alan M Cohen||EVP||Sell||5,322||$208.82||$1,111,340.04||85,528|| |
|11/14/2016||David A Viniar||Director||Sell||1,448||$206.96||$299,678.08||839,925|| |
|11/14/2016||Gary D Cohn||Insider||Sell||3,566||$208.65||$744,045.90||566,791|| |
|11/7/2016||Alan M Cohen||EVP||Sell||5,000||$181.19||$905,950.00||61,444|| |
|11/7/2016||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||2,664||$180.00||$479,520.00||13,075|| |
|8/31/2016||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||2,664||$170.00||$452,880.00||13,075|| |
|8/26/2016||Edith W Cooper||EVP||Sell||14,000||$166.11||$2,325,540.00||33,634|| |
|4/20/2016||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||2,664||$162.00||$431,568.00||13,075|| |
|1/19/2016||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Major Shareholder||Buy||9,685||$18.24||$176,654.40||5,831,299|| |
|1/15/2016||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Major Shareholder||Buy||12,000||$18.90||$226,800.00||5,831,299|| |
|1/12/2016||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Major Shareholder||Buy||11,509||$19.28||$221,893.52||5,831,299|| |
|1/11/2016||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Major Shareholder||Buy||12,000||$19.27||$231,240.00||5,831,299|| |
|11/25/2015||Gary D. Cohn||COO||Sell||39,290||$189.15||$7,431,703.50||615,854|| |
|11/25/2015||Gregory K. Palm||VP||Sell||31,103||$189.15||$5,883,132.45||908,494|| |
|11/25/2015||Lloyd C. Blankfein||CEO||Sell||5,250||$189.15||$993,037.50||1,393,354|| |
|11/24/2015||Gary D. Cohn||COO||Sell||10,052||$188.62||$1,896,008.24||615,854|| |
|11/24/2015||Gregory K. Palm||VP||Sell||10,368||$188.34||$1,952,709.12||908,494|| |
|11/24/2015||Lloyd C. Blankfein||CEO||Sell||1,750||$188.34||$329,595.00||1,393,354|| |
|11/23/2015||Gary D. Cohn||COO||Sell||13,097||$189.99||$2,488,299.03||615,854|| |
|11/23/2015||Gregory K. Palm||VP||Sell||10,368||$189.99||$1,969,816.32||908,494|| |
|11/23/2015||Lloyd C. Blankfein||CEO||Sell||1,750||$189.99||$332,482.50||1,393,354|| |
|9/29/2015||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Major Shareholder||Buy||20,449||$18.51||$378,510.99||5,831,299|| |
|7/17/2015||Harvey M Schwartz||CFO||Sell||33,326||$211.17||$7,037,451.42|| |
|6/19/2015||Gary D Cohn||COO||Sell||24,163||$215.00||$5,195,045.00|| |
|6/19/2015||Lloyd C Blankfein||CEO||Sell||104,186||$215.00||$22,399,990.00|| |
|6/18/2015||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||4,664||$215.00||$1,002,760.00|| |
|6/10/2015||Gary D Cohn||COO||Sell||38,072||$212.00||$8,071,264.00|| |
|6/3/2015||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||4,664||$210.00||$979,440.00|| |
|5/19/2015||Gary D Cohn||COO||Sell||46,763||$205.00||$9,586,415.00|| |
|5/19/2015||Gregory K Palm||VP||Sell||14,326||$205.00||$2,936,830.00|| |
|5/19/2015||Lloyd C Blankfein||CEO||Sell||100,811||$205.00||$20,666,255.00|| |
|5/18/2015||Gary D Cohn||COO||Sell||4,000||$205.05||$820,200.00|| |
|5/18/2015||Gregory K Palm||VP||Sell||1,226||$205.05||$251,391.30|| |
|5/18/2015||Lloyd C Blankfein||CEO||Sell||8,625||$205.05||$1,768,556.25|| |
|5/14/2015||Gary D Cohn||COO||Sell||50,763||$202.18||$10,263,263.34|| |
|4/23/2015||John S Weinberg||Vice Chairman||Sell||91,381||$200.17||$18,291,734.77|| |
|4/23/2015||Sarah G Smith||Insider||Sell||9,328||$200.00||$1,865,600.00|| |
|4/20/2015||Michael S Sherwood||Vice Chairman||Sell||75,392||$199.22||$15,019,594.24|| |
|4/17/2015||Harvey M Schwartz||CFO||Sell||91,285||$197.05||$17,987,709.25|| |
|2/26/2015||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||65,078||$191.35||$12,452,675.30|| |
|2/24/2015||Michael S Sherwood||Vice Chairman||Sell||70,000||$192.06||$13,444,200.00|| |
|2/23/2015||Alan M Cohen||EVP||Sell||12,000||$190.00||$2,280,000.00|| |
|8/28/2014||Edith W Cooper||EVP||Sell||7,071||$177.11||$1,252,344.81|| |
|8/19/2014||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||86,692||$175.00||$15,171,100.00|| |
|7/28/2014||Michael S Sherwood||Chairman||Sell||18,315||$175.65||$3,217,029.75|| |
|7/24/2014||James A /Dc/ Johnson||Director||Sell||5,800||$177.02||$1,026,716.00|| |
|7/23/2014||Harvey M Schwartz||CFO||Sell||32,112||$176.02||$5,652,354.24|| |
|7/21/2014||Debora L Spar||Director||Sell||300||$170.67||$51,201.00|| |
|2/28/2014||Edith Cooper||EVP||Sell||13,297||$166.39||$2,212,487.83||58,873|| |
|2/5/2014||Claes Dahlback||Director||Sell||5,000||$160.50||$802,500.00|| |
|1/27/2014||Sarah Smith||Insider||Sell||8,839||$166.82||$1,474,521.98||28,674|| |
|1/21/2014||Sarah Smith||Insider||Sell||16,787||$174.79||$2,934,199.73||17,711|| |
|11/29/2013||Edith Cooper||EVP||Sell||11,587||$169.74||$1,966,777.38||45,662|| |
|10/30/2013||William W George||Director||Sell||4,500||$162.29||$730,305.00|| |
|10/29/2013||Claes Dahlback||Director||Sell||4,500||$161.86||$728,370.00|| |
|7/17/2013||James A /Dc/ Johnson||Director||Sell||9,000||$160.25||$1,442,250.00|| |
|7/17/2013||Michael S Sherwood||Chairman||Sell||19,338||$161.09||$3,115,158.42|| |
|8/23/2012||Edith W Cooper||EVP||Sell||11,780||$104.35||$1,229,243.00|| |
|8/22/2012||John F.W. Rogers||EVP||Sell||9,924||$106.01||$1,052,043.24|| |
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