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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 3307.41, and so far today it has a volume of 1150317. Performance year to date since the 5/4/1999 is -11.14%.

To help you determine whether The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.02 and forward P/E is 9.3. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a value for PEG of 0.85. P/S ratio is 1.93 and the P/B ratio is 0.91. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and *TBA respectively.

At the current price The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is trading at, 158.46 (-0.22% today), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.64%, 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 19.99% after growing -28.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 87.50%, and -8.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 419.89, and the number of shares float is 408.07. The senior management bring insider ownership to 6.42%, and institutional ownership is at 78.70%. The float short is 1.38%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.71. 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 0 and total debt/equity is 0. 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 -22.56%, with 14.93% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.08% and the 200 day simple moving average is -2.89%.

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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