Analyst Earnings Insight: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

Analyst Earnings Insight: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

(The) during the second quarter worth approximately $25,521,000. Goldman's customers, mostly active investors like hedge funds, did not transact very much as volatility hovered near historic lows. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $181.48. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 4.77% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Total revenue was $20.44 billion, up from $19.99 billion in the same period a year earlier. For the last quarter, the company's quarterly EPS was $5.02. Atwood And Palmer Inc invested 0% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Goldman's investment management assets under supervision grew by $21 billion during the fourth quarter, which sounds good at first. The increase came from equity returns as well as flows into short-term liquidity products.

Goldman has grown the business even as other active managers have suffered in the face of the continued popularity of low-priced index funds.

Most of the investors recently have been curious over the performance of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Ftb Advisors has 1,555 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Citigroup downgraded the shares of GS in report on Tuesday, November 8 to "Neutral" rating. The firm offers therapeutic agents to treat cardiovascular, type 2 diabetes, asthma, nasal allergy symptoms, allergic rhinitis, chronic hepatitis C virus, HIV-1 infection, fungal and intra-abdominal infections, hypertension, arthritis and pain, inflammatory, osteoporosis, and fertility diseases.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on GS shares. Instinet restated an "outperform" rating and set a $225.00 target price (down previously from $238.00) on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a report on Thursday, January 4th.

More notable recent The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Rafferty on Monday, October 17. Out of 7 Wall Street analysts rating Merck, 6 give it "Buy", 1 "Sell" rating, while 0 recommend "Hold". Rafferty maintained The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $245.18, for a total transaction of $1,812,615.74. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 12 by Sandler O'Neill. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Granted, Goldman Sachs employees still received $323,852 on average previous year.

Watching the trading indicators on shares of Goldman Sachs Group (GS), we can see that the twenty one day Wilder Moving Average is presently above the 50 day Simple Moving Average.

The SMA20 for the stock is at 0.91 percent, SMA50 stands at 4.01 percent, while SMA200 is 11.37 Percent, according to Finviz reported data. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. The insider Keel Paul A sold 4,965 shares worth $1.02M. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. (NYSE:GS). San Francisco Sentry Group Incorporated (Ca) owns 1,067 shares or 0.08% of their U.S. portfolio.

About Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

During the quarter, book value per common share was $181.00, and tangible book value per common share was $170.61.

BoA said trading revenues from its investment banking business had slumped 15%, with weakness again concentrated in fixed income. The Company's Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, which include advisory assignments with respect to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs and risk management.

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