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NYSE:GS

The Goldman Sachs Group Competitors

$327.37
-1.92 (-0.58 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$316.47
Now: $327.37
$335.58
50-Day Range
$271.17
MA: $301.93
$334.43
52-Week Range
$130.85
Now: $327.37
$340.10
Volume3.74 million shs
Average Volume3.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$113.20 billion
P/E Ratio13.79
Dividend Yield1.50%
Beta1.5

Competitors

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) Vs. MS, SCHW, RJF, LPLA, SF, and EVR

Should you be buying GS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "investment banking & brokerage" are considered alternatives and competitors to The Goldman Sachs Group, including Morgan Stanley (MS), The Charles Schwab (SCHW), Raymond James (RJF), LPL Financial (LPLA), Stifel Financial (SF), and Evercore (EVR).

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Volatility and Risk

The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Morgan Stanley has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
Morgan Stanley19.16%12.33%1.02%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for The Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151602.68
Morgan Stanley071602.70

The Goldman Sachs Group currently has a consensus price target of $307.0952, suggesting a potential downside of 6.19%. Morgan Stanley has a consensus price target of $65.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 18.56%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than Morgan Stanley.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.10$8.47 billion$21.0315.57
Morgan Stanley$53.82 billion2.72$9.04 billion$4.9816.24

Morgan Stanley has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Goldman Sachs Group. The Goldman Sachs Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Morgan Stanley, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Morgan Stanley shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Morgan Stanley shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Morgan Stanley pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Morgan Stanley pays out 28.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Goldman Sachs Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Morgan Stanley has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Morgan Stanley beats The Goldman Sachs Group on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) and The Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Volatility and Risk

The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Charles Schwab has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and The Charles Schwab's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
The Charles Schwab29.80%13.52%0.86%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for The Goldman Sachs Group and The Charles Schwab, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151602.68
The Charles Schwab06902.60

The Goldman Sachs Group currently has a consensus price target of $307.0952, suggesting a potential downside of 6.19%. The Charles Schwab has a consensus price target of $55.7692, suggesting a potential downside of 14.23%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than The Charles Schwab.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and The Charles Schwab's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.10$8.47 billion$21.0315.57
The Charles Schwab$10.72 billion10.94$3.70 billion$2.7223.90

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than The Charles Schwab. The Goldman Sachs Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Charles Schwab, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.5% of The Charles Schwab shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of The Charles Schwab shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The Charles Schwab pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Charles Schwab pays out 26.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Goldman Sachs Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Charles Schwab has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Goldman Sachs Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

The Goldman Sachs Group beats The Charles Schwab on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) and Raymond James (NYSE:RJF) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Raymond James shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of Raymond James shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Raymond James has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Raymond James pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Raymond James pays out 25.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Goldman Sachs Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Raymond James has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Goldman Sachs Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Raymond James' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
Raymond James10.02%12.29%1.88%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for The Goldman Sachs Group and Raymond James, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151602.68
Raymond James02902.82

The Goldman Sachs Group currently has a consensus price target of $307.0952, suggesting a potential downside of 6.19%. Raymond James has a consensus price target of $116.50, suggesting a potential downside of 0.91%. Given Raymond James' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Raymond James is more favorable than The Goldman Sachs Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Raymond James' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.10$8.47 billion$21.0315.57
Raymond James$8.17 billion1.98$818 million$6.1119.24

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than Raymond James. The Goldman Sachs Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Raymond James, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Goldman Sachs Group beats Raymond James on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) and LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of LPL Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of LPL Financial shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LPL Financial has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. LPL Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. LPL Financial pays out 13.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Goldman Sachs Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and LPL Financial has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and LPL Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
LPL Financial8.50%49.27%8.93%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The Goldman Sachs Group and LPL Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151602.68
LPL Financial00813.11

The Goldman Sachs Group presently has a consensus price target of $307.0952, suggesting a potential downside of 6.19%. LPL Financial has a consensus price target of $121.45, suggesting a potential downside of 9.37%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than LPL Financial.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and LPL Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.10$8.47 billion$21.0315.57
LPL Financial$5.62 billion1.90$559.88 million$7.1818.66

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than LPL Financial. The Goldman Sachs Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LPL Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Goldman Sachs Group beats LPL Financial on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) and Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Stifel Financial shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Goldman Sachs Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Goldman Sachs Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Stifel Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The Goldman Sachs Group and Stifel Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151602.68
Stifel Financial23101.83

The Goldman Sachs Group presently has a consensus price target of $307.0952, suggesting a potential downside of 6.19%. Stifel Financial has a consensus price target of $48.3889, suggesting a potential downside of 23.24%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Stifel Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.10$8.47 billion$21.0315.57
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than Stifel Financial.

Summary

The Goldman Sachs Group beats Stifel Financial on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) and Evercore (NYSE:EVR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Evercore shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.8% of Evercore shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evercore has a beta of 1.75, suggesting that its stock price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Evercore pays an annual dividend of $2.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Evercore pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Goldman Sachs Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Evercore has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years. Evercore is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Evercore's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
Evercore11.80%27.11%12.25%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The Goldman Sachs Group and Evercore, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151602.68
Evercore00903.00

The Goldman Sachs Group presently has a consensus price target of $307.0952, suggesting a potential downside of 6.19%. Evercore has a consensus price target of $108.8889, suggesting a potential downside of 11.55%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than Evercore.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Evercore's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.10$8.47 billion$21.0315.57
Evercore$2.01 billion2.49$297.44 million$7.7015.99

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than Evercore. The Goldman Sachs Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Evercore, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Evercore beats The Goldman Sachs Group on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


The Goldman Sachs Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Morgan Stanley logo
MS
Morgan Stanley
2.0$80.87-0.3%$146.52 billion$53.82 billion13.64Analyst Upgrade
The Charles Schwab logo
SCHW
The Charles Schwab
2.0$65.02-0.4%$117.23 billion$10.72 billion30.10Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Raymond James logo
RJF
Raymond James
2.1$117.57-0.7%$16.19 billion$8.17 billion20.20Insider Selling
News Coverage
LPL Financial logo
LPLA
LPL Financial
1.8$134.00-1.8%$10.68 billion$5.62 billion22.30
Stifel Financial logo
SF
Stifel Financial
1.0$63.04-1.3%$7.04 billion$3.34 billion17.07
Evercore logo
EVR
Evercore
2.6$123.11-2.1%$5.00 billion$2.01 billion22.06
Lazard logo
LAZ
Lazard
2.3$40.04-1.1%$4.21 billion$2.67 billion15.70
BGC Partners logo
BGCP
BGC Partners
1.3$4.35-0.7%$1.58 billion$2.10 billion39.55
Piper Jaffray Companies logo
PJC
Piper Jaffray Companies
1.7$81.10-0.0%$1.16 billion$800.99 million13.23News Coverage
Gap Down
Cowen logo
COWN
Cowen
1.7$34.02-0.7%$903.88 million$1.05 billion8.20Gap Down
OPY
Oppenheimer
1.0$39.55-1.8%$494.10 million$1.03 billion7.99
Greenhill & Co., Inc. logo
GHL
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1.4$15.75-2.2%$307.31 million$301.01 million-25.00Ex-Dividend
(FBRC) logo
FBRC
(FBRC)
1.1$17.55-0.0%$124.61 millionN/A0.00
This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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