After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.19, or 0.06%, to $327.10. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has recorded 44,428 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted REZI Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship.
GS belongs to the Financial sector of the NYSE while operating in the Capital Markets industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $326.91 and fluctuated between $328.72 as its day high and $323.53 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is $106.61B. A total of 1.4 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.94M shares.
Investors also take into account insider trades in predicting how the stock will perform in the future. During the recent three months, GS has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 3,321 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 11 BUYs and 30 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 200,558 shares during that period but sold 166,827.
In the most recent transaction, GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC sold 72,874 shares of GS for 0.71 per share on Nov 08. After the transaction, the 10% Owner now owns 397,954 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 01, SOLOMON DAVID M sold 4,200 shares at 356.28 per share. GS shares that Chairman of the Board and CEO owns now total 124,782.
Among the insiders who sold shares, SOLOMON DAVID M disposed of 10,000 shares on Jul 20 at a per-share price of $345.71. This resulted in the Chairman of the Board and CEO holding 128,982 shares of GS after the transaction. In another insider transaction, GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC sold 1,145,486 shares at $11.73 per share on Jun 30. Company shares held by the 10% Owner now total 50,099,392.
Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $10.53, resulting in a dividend yield of 3.22%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.82. GS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/29/2023 when it declared a $2.75 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/28/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/28/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 8/30/2023. The GS stock dividend was $2.75 per share in cash.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for GS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $375.87 with high estimates of $447.00 and low estimates of $305.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, GS has a high of $389.58 and a low of $289.36.
As of this writing, GS has an earnings estimate of $5.98 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 16 estimates, with a high estimate of $8.16 per share and a lower estimate of $4.81. The company reported an EPS of $3.08 in the last quarter, which was -3.10% lower than expectations of $3.18.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. Its Book Value Per Share was $324.78, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $110.00B.
There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 0 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 Buy with a score of 4.24.