Nisa Investment Advisors LLC trimmed its position in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) by 0.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 108,155 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 610 shares during the quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Goldman Sachs Group were worth $27,553,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the business. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 9.2% during the 3rd quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 91,950 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $21,810,000 after purchasing an additional 7,736 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia lifted its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 5.9% during the 3rd quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 79,023 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $18,738,000 after purchasing an additional 4,390 shares during the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP lifted its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 223.8% during the 2nd quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 39,237 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $8,706,000 after purchasing an additional 27,121 shares during the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL lifted its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 29.9% during the 2nd quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL now owns 20,480 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $4,545,000 after purchasing an additional 4,714 shares during the last quarter. Finally, YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC lifted its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 23.8% during the 2nd quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 792 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $180,000 after purchasing an additional 152 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 73.27% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on GS. Buckingham Research restated a “neutral” rating and set a $250.00 price objective (up from $243.00) on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research note on Tuesday. Vining Sparks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $270.00 target price on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research report on Monday. Instinet reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $225.00 target price (down from $238.00) on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Citigroup reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $250.00 target price (up from $225.00) on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Goldman Sachs Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $251.90.

In other news, insider Harvey M. Schwartz sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $245.00, for a total value of $6,125,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Chairman Lloyd C. Blankfein sold 20,794 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $238.38, for a total value of $4,956,873.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 135,177 shares of company stock worth $32,435,160 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 2.57% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) traded up $0.80 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $255.13. The stock had a trading volume of 2,422,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,668,950. The company has a quick ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $96,450.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.25, a PEG ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 1.47. Goldman Sachs Group Inc has a fifty-two week low of $209.62 and a fifty-two week high of $262.14.

Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 17th. The investment management company reported $5.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.17 by $0.85. The business had revenue of $8.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.59 billion. Goldman Sachs Group had a return on equity of 11.34% and a net margin of 26.42%. The company’s revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $4.88 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Goldman Sachs Group Inc will post 19.02 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th were issued a $0.75 dividend. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 29th. Goldman Sachs Group’s dividend payout ratio is presently 15.58%.

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Goldman Sachs Group Profile

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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