What Goldman Sachs (GS) Investors Need to Know

Goldman Sachs logged a -0.3% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $337.48 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $386.93.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a financial institution, provides a range of financial services for corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals worldwide. The large-cap company is based in the United States. Goldman Sachs currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.8%.

What to Consider if You Are Thinking of Buying Goldman Sachs:

  • Goldman Sachs has moved 18.8% over the last year.

  • GS has a forward P/E ratio of 8.8 based on its EPS guidance of 38.17.

  • Over the last 4 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 7.5%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 9.58.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.11

Goldman Sachs Has an Unconvincing Cash Flow History

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cashflow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 8,708,000 -3,748,000 4,960,000 232.41
2021-12-31 921,000 -4,667,000 -3,746,000 81.3
2020-12-31 -13,728,000 -6,309,000 -20,037,000 -229.9
2019-12-31 23,868,000 -8,443,000 15,425,000 n/a

Goldman Sachs's recent cash flow history is disappointing. They've averaged $-849.5 Million over the last 4 years while displaying a coefficient of variability of 1766.0%. During this time, they grew at a -24.7% compounded yearly rate

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