Oakbrook Investments LLC grew its position in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) by 6.8% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,625 shares of the investment management company’s stock after buying an additional 1,500 shares during the period. Oakbrook Investments LLC’s holdings in Goldman Sachs Group were worth $6,019,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in GS. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group in the 2nd quarter valued at $101,000. Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd. boosted its stake in Goldman Sachs Group by 35.7% in the 2nd quarter. Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd. now owns 475 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $105,000 after purchasing an additional 125 shares during the period. Gs Investments Inc. acquired a new position in Goldman Sachs Group in the 2nd quarter worth $111,000. First Personal Financial Services boosted its stake in Goldman Sachs Group by 230.2% in the 2nd quarter. First Personal Financial Services now owns 525 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 366 shares during the period. Finally, FNY Managed Accounts LLC boosted its stake in Goldman Sachs Group by 605.1% in the 2nd quarter. FNY Managed Accounts LLC now owns 557 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $123,000 after purchasing an additional 478 shares during the period. 73.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) opened at $250.97 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.82, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a current ratio of 0.90. Goldman Sachs Group Inc has a 52-week low of $209.62 and a 52-week high of $262.14. The company has a market cap of $94,670.00, a PE ratio of 28.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 1.47.

Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 17th. The investment management company reported $5.68 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $4.90 by $0.78. Goldman Sachs Group had a net margin of 13.36% and a return on equity of 11.47%. The firm had revenue of $7.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.64 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $5.08 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts anticipate that Goldman Sachs Group Inc will post 21.4 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on GS. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $260.00 target price on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research note on Thursday. Barclays reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a $289.00 target price (down from $308.00) on shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research note on Thursday. Oppenheimer upped their target price on shares of Goldman Sachs Group from $301.00 to $313.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday. Royal Bank of Canada upped their target price on shares of Goldman Sachs Group to $265.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Thursday. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on shares of Goldman Sachs Group to $221.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $254.67.

In other news, Director David A. Viniar sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $238.02, for a total value of $5,950,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider David M. Solomon sold 12,707 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $237.94, for a total transaction of $3,023,503.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 97,833 shares of company stock worth $23,309,552 over the last three months. Insiders own 2.57% of the company’s stock.

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About Goldman Sachs Group

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc is an investment banking, securities and investment management company that provides a range of financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. The Company operates in four business segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management.

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