Market Analysts see The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS] gaining to $391. Time to buy?

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [NYSE: GS] traded at a low on 07/14/21, posting a -0.42 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $374.40. The company report on July 13, 2021 that ADDING MULTIMEDIA: EDF Renewables and Goldman Sachs Asset Management Announce Commercial Operation of Toms River Solar Project.

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Largest Solar Project in New Jersey Generates Clean Energy and Provides Environmental Uplift with Native Grasses and Wildflowers.

EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) and the Renewable Power business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) announced the commercial operation of the Toms River Solar Project, delivering 28.9 megawatts (MW) of clean renewable energy. The project, built on BASF Corporation’s (BASF) property by EDFR in coordination with PVOne and Goldman Sachs, is New Jersey’s largest solar project and the largest solar project built on a Superfund site in the U.S.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 3277825 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. stands at 2.99% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.38%.

The market cap for GS stock reached $122.82 billion, with 356.60 million shares outstanding and 337.85 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.92M shares, GS reached a trading volume of 3277825 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for GS shares is $403.80 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on GS stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Keefe Bruyette have made an estimate for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on July 07, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Jefferies raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on June 09, 2021, representing the official price target for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $320 to $340, while UBS kept a Neutral rating on GS stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is set at 9.67, with the Price to Sales ratio for GS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.03. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.51, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 582.70. Price to Free Cash Flow for GS in the course of the last twelve months was 4.46.

How has GS stock performed recently?

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.83. With this latest performance, GS shares gained by 0.40% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 23.89% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 74.95% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for GS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 53.23, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 53.63, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.54 for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 369.57, while it was recorded at 372.32 for the last single week of trading, and 298.63 for the last 200 days.

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS] shares currently have an operating margin of +30.06. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +17.89.

Return on Total Capital for GS is now 3.05, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.98. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.16, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.88. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 461.35. Additionally, GS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 82.19, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 38.05. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 269.04, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 42.33.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS] managed to generate an average of $233,556 per employee.

Earnings analysis for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for GS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. go to 20.35%.

Insider trade positions for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [GS]

There are presently around $91,605 million, or 73.60% of GS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 26,105,591, which is approximately 1.779% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 21,489,406 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $8.05 billion in GS stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $7.87 billion in GS stock with ownership of nearly 5.917% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 837 institutional holders increased their position in The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [NYSE:GS] by around 17,004,086 shares. Additionally, 667 investors decreased positions by around 16,330,527 shares, while 228 investors held positions by with 211,335,901 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 244,670,514 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GS stock had 207 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,352,477 shares, while 83 institutional investors sold positions of 2,117,106 shares during the same period.

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