Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GS) insider David M. Solomon sold 6,104 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $238.99, for a total transaction of $1,458,794.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE GS) traded down $0.11 on Wednesday, reaching $238.02. The company had a trading volume of 2,223,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,288,750. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a 12-month low of $209.37 and a 12-month high of $255.15. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.82. The firm has a market cap of $89,780.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.40, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 1.48.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. The investment management company reported $5.02 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $4.17 by $0.85. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 11.34% and a net margin of 26.42%. The firm had revenue of $8.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.59 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $4.88 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. will post 19.03 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.75 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.26%. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 15.58%.

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Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of GS. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 3,301.2% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 24,569,536 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $5,644,114,000 after buying an additional 23,847,154 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its holdings in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 4,096.0% during the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,475,978 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $549,415,000 after buying an additional 2,416,970 shares during the last quarter. New England Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 440.8% during the first quarter. New England Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,331,063 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $535,492,000 after buying an additional 1,900,000 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 47.1% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 3,602,847 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $799,472,000 after buying an additional 1,152,869 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Harbour Capital Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 22,290.9% during the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,113,050 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $5,016,000 after buying an additional 1,108,079 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 74.01% of the company’s stock.

GS has been the topic of several research reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a $260.00 price target on shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $271.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 20th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $202.00 price target on shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $240.00 price target on shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $245.06.

About Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc is an investment banking, securities and investment management company that provides a range of financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. The Company operates in four business segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management.

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