Don't Judge Goldman Sachs on Technicals Alone - Check Its Fundamentals!

Large-cap Financial Services company Goldman Sachs has moved -2.0% so far today on a volume of 754,665, compared to its average of 2,429,257. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -2.1%.

Goldman Sachs trades -12.56% away from its average analyst target price of $392.64 per share. The 25 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $300 to $512, and on average have given Goldman Sachs a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in GS, you'll want to know the following:

  • Goldman Sachs's current price is -32.5% below its Graham number of $508.47, which implies the stock has a margin of safety

  • Goldman Sachs has moved -9.1% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -17.9%

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 37.57, Goldman Sachs has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.1 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • GS has a forward P/E ratio of 9.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $37.28 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -1.13 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Goldman Sachs is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.1 compared to its sector average of 1.95

  • The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a financial institution, provides a range of financial services for corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals worldwide.

  • Based in New York, the company has 49,100 full time employees and a market cap of $116,260,175,872. Goldman Sachs currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.4%.

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