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Morning Stock Stories: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS)

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 86.67 B. It is in the Investment Brokerage – National industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 11.86, a forward P/E of 10.71 and EPS of 18.83. At a stock price of 223 (-0.10%) it has a dividend yield of 1.34%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 29.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 34.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.95% and more long-term 12.24% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 91.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 30.40%.

For performance, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.04%. For the last month performance for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is -1.05%. While the last quarter is -10.07% and half year, -6.42%. Finally for the year, performance is 52.73%.

The 52-week high for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., is at -12.60%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 61.36%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.93% and 3.35% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.03%, and for the month it is 2.12%. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., has a target price of 242.96.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.8, and for total debt/equity The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has 7.28. The gross margin is 72.10%, while operating margin is 28.00%, the profit margin is 20.00%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 1.60%, with instituitional ownership at 80.90%. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has a payout ratio of 13.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 388.27. The shares float is 386.69, with the float short at 1.07%, with short ratio coming to 1.07.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., get 0.90%, with its returns on investment at 1.30%. Return on equity is 10.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 242.96, reached soon?

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.

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

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