The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Recent Ownership Changes

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has made a 6.37% comeback from a 12-month low price of $214.64. It was seen -1.33% lower, changing the price to $228.32, when the closing bell rang on 06/19/2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $226.1603 and $229.04. This company shares are 21.1% off its target price of $276.5 and the current market capitalization stands at $85.81B. The recent change has given its price a -4.78% deficit over SMA 50 and -17.07% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -3.66% declines, -13.25% declines and -11.22% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found GS’s volatility during a week at 1.49% and during a month it has been found around 1.37%.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $64.46 billion or 78.9% in GS stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $5.56 billion in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., which represents roughly 6.48% of the company’s market cap and approximately 8.63% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 23,715,798 shares of the stock are valued at $5.49 billion. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which currently holds $5.05 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.88% of its market capitalization.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 657 institutional holders increased their position in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) by some 18,538,632 shares, 547 decreased positions by 17,725,069 and 232 held positions by 242,320,159. That puts total institutional holdings at 278,583,860 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 157 new institutional investments totaling 3,773,630 shares while 93 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,171,423 shares.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that President and COO Solomon David M has sold 3,497 shares of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) in trading session dated May. 15, 2018. These shares are worth $854,667 and were traded at $244.4 each. The SEC filing shows that Rogers John F.W. performed a sale of 4,400 shares. The EVP-Chief of Staff & Secretary disposed these shares by way of transaction on Feb. 23, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $265.37 per share worth to an income of some $1,167,628 on account of Rogers John F.W..

Principal Accounting Officer, Lee Brian J, sold 6,738 common shares of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) in the open market. In a transaction dated Feb. 21, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $263.92, raking in a sum of $1,778,293. After this sale, 36,249 common shares of GS are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $8,276,372.

In the transaction dated Feb. 07, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Executive Vice President – CFO; Chavez R. Martin disposed a total of 11,829 shares at an average price of $259.22, amounting to approximately $3,066,313. The insider now directly owns 76,829 shares worth $17,541,597.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), with 8 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 7 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.93 average brokerage recommendation.