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


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) reported sales (ttm) of 40.26 Billion, whereas, 17 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 7643.82 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 8001 million and lower end at 7018.94 million while the year ago reported sale was 7578.87 million.

17 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 7821.4 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 8414 million and 7293 million respectively.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 18 BMO, whereas, 19 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 4.36. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 4.83 and lower end at 3.48 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 4.27.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 5.19 reported by 19 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 5.19 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 5.81 and 4.71 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 4.93. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 4 analysts is at 12.15%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 15.45 and 8.83.

Valuation Ratios of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 12.14 while the company’s industry has 56.19 P/E and the sector P/E is 29.83. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 14.84 and low P/E is 9.03, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 393.81 and 30.66 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 77.75 for the industry and 11.16 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, GS has Beta of 1.42 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.79 and 1.54 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of GS stands at 2.24 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.19. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 9.93, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 1086.82 and 25.14 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) stands at 0.57 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 7.41 and 14.55 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 29.3 and 19.42.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.78% and closed its last trading session at $230.4. The market capitalization of the company is at $90.69 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $255.15 on 03/01/17 and 52-week Low of $155.37 on 08/02/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.58% and Monthly Volatility of 1.70%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.42 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 4.21.