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Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS)

$229.33 USD $3.85 (1.71%)
Last Price $229.33
Net Change $3.85 (1.71%)
Bid $229.33
Ask Price $229.49
Open Price $225.58
Previous Close Price $225.48
High Price $229.75
Low Price $225.1
Number of Trades 21,665
Volume 4,466,875
Fifty Two Week High $255.15 (2017-03-01)
Fifty Two Week Low $138.2 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 3,909,234
Share Outstanding 397,790 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 2.6/yr
Dividend Yield 1.14%
1st Quarter Earnings $5.08 (2017-01-18)
2nd Quarter Earnings $4.88 (2016-10-18)
3nd Quarter Earnings $3.72 (2016-07-19)
4th Quarter Earnings $2.68 (2016-04-19)
PE Ratio $13.96
EPS Growth $18.89
Recent Earnings $5.08
Annual EPS $16.36
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $91.23B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0257%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 397,790
Inst. Shareholder % 74.08%
Annual Net Income $7.4B
TTM Net Profit Margin $24.17
1-Year Return 48.59%
3-Year Return 43.35%
5-Year Return 95.53%
5-Year Revenue Growth 6.24%
5-Year Earnings Growth 261.2%
5-Year Dividend Growth 85.71%
Annual Dividend $2.6
Annual Dividend Yield 1.14%
Change in EPS YTD 18.889999%
Dividends per Share $0.65
Stock Split Ratio
Beta 1.53
Goldman Sachs is a global investment banking and securities firm providing a full range of investing advisory and financing services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base which includes corporations financial institutions governments and high net worth individuals. (Company Press Release)

Today's Goldman Sachs Stock Update

While we usually like to analyze for investors whether a stock is a buy or not, we also like to give you a quick rundown of the Goldman Sachs stock information you need today, with key data on recent GS moves. That's what you can get right here. We'll start with where GS ended trading yesterday -- at a share price of $225.48. Goldman Sachs shares closed down 1.28% or $2.93 from the day before. Here's how the current Goldman Sachs price compares to 52-week highs and lows... Now GS is trading above where it was last year at this time, with the share price higher by 47.37%.

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The Goldman Sachs stock price 52-week high is $255.15. That was hit on 3/01/2017. The GS stock 52-week low is $138.20, reached on 6/27/2016. Also - GS trading volume yesterday was 6,387,300. That's not as much as Goldman Sachs stock's average daily trading volume of 9,194,798. Goldman Sachs's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 89,693,689,000. That gives Goldman Sachs a large market cap, because it's between 10 billion and 200 billion. As of the start of April 2016, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Goldman Sachs stock is 14.18. That's not as high as the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare GS to other companies in the same industry. The current EPS (earnings per share) of GS is 16.36. Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Goldman Sachs is 1.53. Goldman Sachs stock has a dividend yield of 1.14%. When the dividend yield is over 2%, the stock is a good consideration for income investors. That yield is what most investors look for when hunting for dividend stocks. For more info on Goldman Sachs stock, check out all the free content we give you at Money Morning. You'll find GS stock news and coverage on dozens of other key stocks, updated daily.

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