The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.09, or -0.03%, to $343.35. The The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has recorded 43,578 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women Deploys More Than $2.1 Billion, Expected to Impact the Lives of Over 215,000 Black Women Across the Country.
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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Capital Markets industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $343.44 and fluctuated between $344.10 as its day high and $339.70 as its day low. The current market capitalization of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is $114.03B. A total of 1.72 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.60M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, GS has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 9 BUYs and 21 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 192,611 shares during that period but sold 144,147.
In the most recent transaction, BERLINSKI PHILIP R. sold 3,750 shares of GS for 338.10 per share on Apr 20. After the transaction, the Global Treasurer now owns 21,366 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 19, Ruemmler Kathryn H. sold 7,277 shares at 332.67 per share. GS shares that Chief Legal Officer, GC owns now total 4,334.
Among the insiders who sold shares, GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC disposed of 101,526 shares on Mar 22 at a per-share price of $6.43. This resulted in the 10% Owner holding 16,980,553 shares of GS after the transaction. In another insider transaction, GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC sold 4,000,000 shares at $6.43 per share on Mar 14. Company shares held by the 10% Owner now total 17,099,784.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. pays an annual dividend of $10.00, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.91%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.23. GS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/31/2023 when it declared a $2.50 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/29/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/30/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 3/1/2023. The GS stock dividend was $2.50 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for GS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $389.22 with high estimates of $470.00 and low estimates of $330.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, GS has a high of $389.58 and a low of $277.84.
As of this writing, GS has an earnings estimate of $7.73 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 18 estimates, with a high estimate of $8.94 per share and a lower estimate of $6.44. The company reported an EPS of $3.32 in the last quarter, which was -39.40% lower than expectations of $5.48.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. Its Book Value Per Share was $304.77, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $110.00B.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 27 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for GS is Sell with a score of 4.31. A total of 15 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 rated it as Overweight while 9 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.