(The) (NYSE:GS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 18th. The company reported the earnings of $5.08/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $4.82/share.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by Citigroup on Jan 11, 2017 to Sell, Raises Price Target to $ 225 from a previous price target of $200.Goldman Sachs Group Inc was Downgraded by Citigroup to Sell on Jan 10, 2017. A EVP-Chief of Staff & Secretary at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Boston Private Wealth LLC now owns 5,548 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $824,000 after buying an additional 102 shares during the period. The growth estimate for the next five years is 12.68 percent (per annum). (NYSE:GS) is $246.40 while their mean recommendation is 2.50 (1=Buy, 5=sell).
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Analysts anticipate that Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. will post $19.19 earnings per share for the current year. RBC Capital Markets set a $250.00 price target on shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Equity research analysts have givenopinions on where they foresees the stock level. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $214.96. (NYSE:GS), at its latest closing price of $237.73, it has a price-to-book ratio of -, compared to an industry average at 1.71. The share price is now 2.13 percent versus its SMA20, 2.19 percent versus its SMA50, and 32.27 percent versus its SMA200.
The firm has a market cap of $98.61 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.60 and a beta of 1.50. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be given a $0.65 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 28th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.09%. (The)'s dividend payout ratio is now 15.89%. The share price is now up 33.19% for the past three months. The Company now has Insider ownership of 1.6 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 78.3 Percent. The shares were sold at an average price of $233.99, for a total value of $5,849,750.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 13,075 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,353,500. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1 Month Ago, the stock has been recommended as Buy from 12 and 1 suggested Sell for the stock. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.68% of the company's stock. Finally, Guggenheim raised Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Ngam Advisors L.P. now owns 140,243 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $20,837,000 after buying an additional 897 shares in the last quarter. BP PLC now owns 50,000 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $7,431,000 after buying an additional 9,000 shares in the last quarter. RS Investment Management Co. (GS) ended last trading session with a change of 1.61 percent. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its position in Goldman Sachs Group by 12.2% in the second quarter. ROGERS JOHN F.W. sold 8,338 shares in the company at $240.15 each and collected $2,002,000 in proceeds. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC boosted its stake in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 534,068 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $79,352,000 after buying an additional 49,543 shares in the last quarter. 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.