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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 3403.21, and so far today it has a volume of 1886976. Performance year to date since the 5/4/1999 is -9.68%.

To help you determine whether The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.27 and forward P/E is 9.53. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.04. P/S ratio is 1.9 and the P/B ratio is 0.94. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 0.58 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is trading at, 161.29 (-0.07% today), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.61%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 28.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 8.84, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 24.73% after growing -28.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -54.80%, and -33.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 417.71, and the number of shares float is 408.07. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.30%, and institutional ownership is at 78.50%. The float short is 1.26%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.51. 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 3.49 and total debt/equity is 6.72. In terms of margins, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a gross margin of 73.90%, with its operating margin at 18.10%, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a profit margin of 11.30%.

The 52 week high is -23.69%, with 16.98% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.30% and the 200 day simple moving average is -1.58%.

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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