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Goldman Sachs (GS) Company Profile

Updated Nov 17, 2020
Goldman Sachs has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Short Name:Goldman Sachs
Trading Ticker Symbol:GS
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:New York, NY
Primary Industry Sector:Finance
Seconday Sub-sector:Investment Bankers and Brokers
Main Business Areas/Categories: Finance, Investment Bankers and Brokers, Financial Services, Capital Markets, S&P 500, , Wilshire 5000, , Dow Jones
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
Technical Analysis:Recent Candlestick Patterns
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Goldman Sachs stock

Market and Trading Information for Goldman Sachs

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Goldman Sachs as of writing:
Current Share Price:$224.65
Previous Year's Closing Price:$229.93
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-2.3%
Market Cap:$77.3 billion
52-week Price Range:$130.85 - $250.46
Dividend Per Share:$5
EPS (TTM):17.35
Price-Earnings (Trailing):12.95
Price-Earnings (Forward):9.34

Company Profile and Business Description for Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., incorporated on July 21, 1998, 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. As of December 2016, it had offices in over 30 countries.

Investment Banking

The Investment Banking segment consists of financial advisory and underwriting. Financial Advisory includes advisory assignments with respect to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs and risk management. Financial Advisory also includes derivative transactions directly related to these client advisory assignments. It also assists its clients in managing their asset and liability exposures and their capital. The Company's underwriting activities include public offerings and private placements, including local and cross-border transactions and acquisition financing, of a range of securities and other financial instruments, including loans. Underwriting also includes derivative transactions entered into with public and private sector clients in connection with its underwriting activities. It underwrites common and preferred stock and convertible and exchangeable securities.

The Company underwrites and originates various types of debt instruments, including investment-grade and high-yield debt, bank loans and bridge loans, including in connection with acquisition financing, and growth-market debt, which may be issued by, among others, corporate, sovereign, municipal and agency issuers. In addition, the Company underwrites and originates structured securities, which include mortgage-related securities and other asset-backed securities.

Institutional Client Services

The Institutional Client Services segment makes markets and facilitates client transactions in fixed income, equity, currency and commodity products. In addition, it makes markets in and clear client transactions on stock, options and futures exchanges. Its Institutional Client Services activities are organized by asset class and include both cash and derivative instruments. It Includes client execution activities related to making markets in both cash and derivative instruments for interest rate products, credit products, mortgages, currencies and commodities. Its interest rate products include government bonds (including inflation-linked securities) across maturities, other government-backed securities, repurchase agreements, and interest rate swaps, options and other derivatives. Its credit products include investment-grade corporate securities, high-yield securities, credit derivatives, exchange-traded funds, bank and bridge loans, municipal securities, emerging market and distressed debt, and trade claims. Its mortgages include commercial mortgage-related securities, loans and derivatives, residential mortgage-related securities, loans and derivatives (including the United States Government agency-issued collateralized mortgage obligations and other securities and loans), and other asset-backed securities, loans and derivatives. Its currency products include currency options, spot/forwards and other derivatives on G-10 currencies. Its commodity products include commodity derivatives and, to a lesser extent, physical commodities, involving crude oil and petroleum products, natural gas, base, precious and other metals, electricity, coal, agricultural and other commodity products.

The Company makes markets in equity securities and equity-related products, including exchange-traded funds, convertible securities, options, futures and over-the-counter (OTC) derivative instruments. It also structures and makes markets in derivatives on indices, industry groups, financial measures and individual company stocks. Its exchange-based market-making activities include making markets in stocks and exchange-traded funds, futures and options. The Company generates commissions and fees from executing and clearing institutional client transactions on stock, options and futures exchanges around the world, as well as OTC transactions. Its securities services include financing, securities lending and other prime brokerage services. It provides financing to clients for their securities trading activities through margin loans that are collateralized by securities, cash or other acceptable collateral. It provides services that principally involve borrowing and lending securities to cover institutional clients' short sales and borrowing securities to cover its short sales and otherwise to make deliveries into the market.

Investing & Lending

The Company's investing and lending activities, which are typically longer-term, include its investing and relationship lending activities across various asset classes, primarily debt securities and loans, public and private equity securities, infrastructure and real estate. These activities include investing directly in publicly and privately traded securities and in loans, and also through certain investment funds that it manage and through funds managed by external parties. It also provides financing to corporate clients and individuals, including bank loans, personal loans and mortgages. It makes corporate, real estate, infrastructure and other equity-related investments. It makes corporate, real estate, infrastructure and other debt investments. In addition, it provides credit to corporate clients through loan facilities and to individuals primarily through secured loans. It also makes unsecured loans to individuals through its online platform.

Investment Management

The Investment Management segment provides investment and wealth advisory services. It manages client assets across a range of asset classes and investment strategies, including equity, fixed income and alternative investments. Its investment offerings include those managed on a fiduciary basis by its portfolio managers, as well as strategies managed by third-party managers. It offers investments in a range of structures, including separately managed accounts, mutual funds, private partnerships, and other commingled vehicles. Its wealth advisory services include income and liability management, trust and estate planning, philanthropic giving and tax planning.

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ETFs Holding Goldman Sachs Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Goldman Sachs stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Goldman Sachs stock holding. There are a total of 147 ETFs in Fknol.com records which are holding Goldman Sachs stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
Ratio
No. of
Holdings
Dividend
Frequency
ACIMSPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETFThe SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of global stocks covering 98% of the capitalization of the developed and emerging markets. ...Full Details0.25%906
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Semi-Annually
ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap global stocks, covering 85% of the developed and emerging markets capitalization. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.32%1596
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Semi-Annually
BLCNReality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy ETFBLCN tracks an index of global companies involved in developing, researching, or using blockchain technologies. ...Full Details0.68%61
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Quarterly
BLOKAmplify Transformational Data Sharing ETFThe Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF is an actively managed portfolio mainly consisting of global equities focusing on blockchain technology. ...Full Details0.7%53
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Annually
CATHGlobal X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETFThe Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETF tracks an index of US large-cap stocks selected from the S&P 500. The cap-weighted index omits companies from certain industries at odds with Catholic values. ...Full Details0.29%464
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CRBNiShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF tracks an index of stocks from global firms selected for a bias toward lower carbon emissions, but with tight constraints to the broad, marketlike ACWI index. ...Full Details0.2%1204
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Semi-Annually
DFNLDavis Select Financial ETFThe Davis Select Financial ETF is an actively managed portfolio of global financial sector stocks. The fund seeks long-term growth of capital. ...Full Details0.65%30
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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DIVBiShares US Dividend and Buyback ETFThe iShares US Dividend and Buyback ETF tracks an index of large-, mid-, and small-cap US stocks that have a history of dividend payments and/or share buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%354
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DJDInvesco Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend ETFThe Invesco Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend ETF follows an index comprising dividend-paying securities of the companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, weighted by yield. ...Full Details0.07%31
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See Full List of ETFs holding Goldman Sachs stock in their respective portfolios.

Peer / Competitor Companies of Investment Bankers and Brokers Sector

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