The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Analysts See $4.72 EPS

June 14, 2018 - By Hannah Black

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.17, from 0.99 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 61 investors sold The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. shares while 357 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 345 raised stakes. 266.01 million shares or 1.06% less from 268.85 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
The California-based Wetherby Asset Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.24% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Northeast Mgmt has invested 1.41% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc holds 0.13% or 8,288 shares in its portfolio. Macguire Cheswick And Tuttle Inv Counsel Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). 152,097 are held by Farr Miller Washington Ltd Liability Dc. Sawgrass Asset Lc holds 0.12% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) or 9,966 shares. Charter Trust reported 2,612 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Seabridge Investment Advsrs Ltd Company accumulated 71 shares or 0% of the stock. Millennium Management Ltd Liability holds 0.34% or 999,532 shares in its portfolio. Northern Tru holds 0.28% or 4.34 million shares in its portfolio. Country Commercial Bank invested in 0% or 26 shares. Dixon Hubard Feinour And Brown Va reported 21,752 shares stake. Centurylink Invest Mngmt Com accumulated 9,495 shares. Ajo Lp invested in 1,404 shares. Advisory Ltd Liability Company invested 0.16% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS).

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $22.92 million activity. The insider CHAVEZ R. MARTIN sold $3.07M. 10,000 shares were sold by SALAME PABLO J, worth $2.70 million. $854,665 worth of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) was sold by SOLOMON DAVID M on Monday, May 14. ROGERS JOHN F.W. had sold 4,400 shares worth $1.17 million. Shares for $4.40 million were sold by VINIAR DAVID A on Thursday, January 18.

Analysts expect The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) to report $4.72 EPS on July, 17.They anticipate $0.77 EPS change or 19.49 % from last quarter’s $3.95 EPS. GS’s profit would be $1.78B giving it 12.38 P/E if the $4.72 EPS is correct. After having $6.95 EPS previously, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.’s analysts see -32.09 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $233.77. About 2.22 million shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has risen 5.64% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.93% the S&P500.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc had 23 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Credit Suisse. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. As per Wednesday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Friday, December 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Vertical Group to “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, March 22. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $289.0 target in Thursday, January 18 report. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, April 17. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 25 with “Outperform”. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $88.30 billion. It operates through four divisions: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. It has a 22.09 P/E ratio. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, including strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, such as debt and equity underwriting of public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions with public and private sector clients.

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