Impact of Brokerage Rating on Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)(GS)

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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group

Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price objective on shares of Goldman Sachs Group from $160.00 to $170.00 and gave the stock a "sector perform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 19th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and set a $210.00 price objective on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research report on Tuesday, October 11th. (The) in a report on Friday, December 23rd. Finally, Yacktman Asset Management LP increased its position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Other firms include Deutsche Bank giving Buy rating on 30-Nov-16. (NYSE:GS) has been recommended as a long term growth stock according to analysts at Beta Research. (The) now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $214.96. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL purchased a new stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group during the second quarter worth about $265,000.

The latest Insider trade was made on 2 Feb 2017 where Smith Sarah G Officer did a transaction type "Sell" in which 36086 shares were traded at a price of $234.43. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.64% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.64 percent. That gain sent the price at $249.46 per share as of February 14,2017 when the total trading capacity was lower compared with their three months average volume of 4.24M shares. BOKF NA increased its position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. This showed the surprise of 5.4% in the last quarter earnings. The investment management company reported $5.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.82 by $0.26. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 9.4%. The business had revenue of $8.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.41 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $4.68 EPS. The business's revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. will post $19.19 EPS for the current year. "(The) (GS) Downgraded by Vetr Inc.to Strong Sell" was first posted by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News. If you are viewing this piece of content on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright legislation. (NYSE:GS) where Citigroup provided Sell rating on the stock on 10-Jan-17.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 30th. The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $0.26 per share. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 29th. The company's P/E is 15.25 and Forward P/E ratio is 11.42.

In other Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The stock was sold at an average price of $240.19, for a total transaction of $3,887,475.15. The Company's Institutional Client Services segment makes markets and facilitates client transactions in fixed income, equity, currency and commodity products. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 177,594 shares in the company, valued at approximately $42,636,767.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Signaturefd LLC now owns 2,129 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $316,000 after buying an additional 116 shares in the last quarter.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding GS? Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC raised its position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 0.3% in the third quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 1,046 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $169,000 after buying an additional 4 shares during the last quarter.

During the presidential election, all banks significantly rallied as Donald Trump lead the presidency against Hillary Clinton, but only few have done as well as Goldman, which usually finds support among its rivals from vigorous capital markets and gentler rules in the trading industry. (The) by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. South Dakota Investment Council now owns 147,870 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $21,971,000 after buying an additional 1,500 shares during the period. (The) by 0.8% in the third quarter. During the same quarter previous year, the firm posted $4.68 earnings per share. (The) by 0.3% in the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 112,955 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $16,783,000 after buying an additional 23,529 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Alpha Windward LLC raised its position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 2.6% in the second quarter. Yacktman Asset Management LP now owns 281,300 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $41,796,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter.

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