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Is The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.(NYSE: GS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/4/1999. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is in the Investment Brokerage – National industry and Financial sector. Average volume for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., is 2912.73, and so far today it has a volume of 3393700. Performance year to date since the 5/4/1999 is -7.24%.

To help you determine whether The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.62 and forward P/E is 9.62. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 0.91. P/S ratio is 1.93 and the P/B ratio is 0.95. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 0.47 and 5.46 respectively.

At the current price The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is trading at, 165.13 (-1.72% today), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.57%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 24.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 10.57, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 20.15% after growing -28.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 87.50%, and -8.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 405.46, and the number of shares float is 398.16. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 78.20%. The float short is 1.29%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.76. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.50%, and also a return on investment of 1.10%.

The ability for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 3.51 and total debt/equity is 6.97. In terms of margins, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a gross margin of 72.50%, with its operating margin at 20.70%, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a profit margin of 13.70%.

The 52 week high is -16.08%, with 20.23% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.59% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.19%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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