The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)

211.14
7.00 3.40
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 204.14
Open 208.49
Day Low/High 206.43 / 211.93
52 Wk Low/High 130.85 / 250.46
Volume 3.45M
Avg Volume 4.46M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 343.89M
Market Cap 68.75B
EPS 21.20
P/E Ratio 10.85
Div & Yield 5.00 (2.54%)

Latest News

2020 Is Looking a Lot Like 1968, Without the Good Music

We are now in one of those times, like 52 years ago in 1968, that we and our children will always remember. Many of us have spent the weekend watching America burning in despair. As I write this missive, an extended portion of I-95 (in Palm Beach) h...

My Tactical Approach and Current Positioning

* I have liquidated a lot of my long positions and have been averaging into Index shorts lately * I worship at the altar of fundamentals and not of price momentum * Monday I will present a more lengthy analysis of my concerns over the balance of 202...

Some Late Day Takeaways

* Market breadth has been shrinking all afternoon (at 3pm less than 100 more advancers over decliners). * Oil up a beaner to $23.72/barrel. * Gold down small. * Bond yields +2 basis points. * and FAANG experiencing some strength - but not impressive...

Goodbye to My Little Blue Bird

* I have sold the balance of my Twitter holdings I continue to whittle down my long book after the "rip your face rally" over the last two months. Towards that end I earlier sold my entire Goldman Sachs position. Yesterday I halved my Twitter holdin...

Out of Goldman Sachs!

Goldman Sachs traded as low as $130/share on March 19, 2020. (I have been a constant and aggressive buyer on weakness throughout the last few months.) The shares are +$10, after being +$13 yesterday - trading back to over $206 this afternoon. I have...

Booyah, Banks!

Bank stocks look poised and are well bid in premarket trading. is indicated +$3 on top of yesterday's +$7 gain. (It is my Trade of the Week). looks like it might open above $200/share!

I'm Pivoting Sharply From Growth to Value

* Banks +8% as growth is in the red on the day * Given the overweighting in portfolios, exchange-traded funds and jndexes of Microsoft and FAANG stocks -- a relatively small disintermediation could fuel banks and other value names.  * Sell in May an...

Jim Cramer: We Have a Rip Snorting Rally Unfathomable 2 Months Ago

Jim Cramer: We Have a Rip Snorting Rally Unfathomable 2 Months Ago

So what's the narrative? Simple: the recession is ending, it turned out to be a V recession and recovery after all.

Poorly Positioned Market Participants Are Run Over by Surging Optimism

Poorly Positioned Market Participants Are Run Over by Surging Optimism

The easiest mistake to make in this market is to focus too much on the indices and not understand the rotations that are taking place -- and the opportunities in individual stock picking.

Jim Cramer: It's Still Better to Be Safe Than Sorry

Jim Cramer: It's Still Better to Be Safe Than Sorry

Let's step back and look at this market that has abandoned all sorts of safety and went all in on the stocks of companies based on the Fed's words and a promising Moderna study.

Goldman Sachs Now

Speaking of narratives... the day started with the view that Berkshire's sale of Goldman Sachs was a negative for the shares (something that I tried to refute in my first post of the morning at 7:45 am).  GS is trading +$10/share today!

Berkshire and Goldman Interpreted

The not unexpected Berkshire - Goldman Sachs news occurred Friday nite so I will reposte my interpretation of Warren's move: May 15, 2020 ' 06:20 PM EDT DOUG KASS Buffett and Bank Stocks Wells Fargo (WFC) investors will likely be relieved (on Monday...

Buffett and Bank Stocks

Wells Fargo investors will likely be relieved (on Monday) that Berkshire Hathaway sold none of its shares according to its just reported 13-F. (There were vague rumors that Buffett was selling). Berkshire liquidated most of its Goldman Sachs positio...

Traders Back in the Pit, Semiconductors Rising, Judging Bank Stocks

Traders Back in the Pit, Semiconductors Rising, Judging Bank Stocks

NYSE will reopen the floor in a limited way, banks were in the headlines and Semis lead the rise.

The Overarching Level of Uncertainty Combines With Shifting and Worrisome Paradigm Shifts

* Big picture changes loom on the investment horizon * Many of these paradigm shifts are disruptive and market unfriendly * There will be some industry winners (healthcare/biotech, internet, packaged foods) but many industry losers (hotels, airlines...

6 Financial Stock Picks for Value Investors

6 Financial Stock Picks for Value Investors

If you're looking for value, yield and have a three to five-year investment horizon, take note of these names.

Interested in Banks? This Type Could Be Vulnerable for Dividend Seekers

Interested in Banks? This Type Could Be Vulnerable for Dividend Seekers

Community banks have already faced challenging times, and now the Covid-19 crisis is adding to the woes.

Kass: Big Money Center Banks Are One of the Most Attractive Areas of the Market

Kass: Big Money Center Banks Are One of the Most Attractive Areas of the Market

There's are several reasons why Kass has been aggressively buying recent weakness in bank stocks.

Go Goldman!

Goldman Sachs is nearly +$10/share from its day's low in the early going. I added today as posted. I will be updating all my financial holdings over the next few days after this week's EPS releases.

Today's Trades

I added to the following longs: , , , , and . I sold a portion of my puts.

Divining Earnings, Stunning Rebound, Trading Amazon

Divining Earnings, Stunning Rebound, Trading Amazon

Are the markets ready for a pause in this dramatic rebound? We are several weeks behind Europe in battling this pandemic and U.S. numbers are far worse. Time will tell.

We're Not Putting Stock in the Economy ... We're Putting It in the Fed

We're Not Putting Stock in the Economy ... We're Putting It in the Fed

The market has turned a blind eye to the economic challenges that lie ahead as the focus is on the government's massive creation of liquidity.

Brace for Hitting a Dividend 'Pothole'

Brace for Hitting a Dividend 'Pothole'

While there will be bumps, thuds and even some damage, 2020 will by no means bring about an end to dividend investing.

My, How Quickly We Change Our Views

My, How Quickly We Change Our Views

The banks are changing their stance, so let's see what the indicators say.

More Positive Financials

The financials, and Goldman Sachs (in particular), have a different and more positive look in this decline.

Can the Fed Fix the Market's Economic Uncertainty?

Can the Fed Fix the Market's Economic Uncertainty?

Forget the issue of a retest of the lows for now and focus on new areas of technical support.

In Dip Buying Mode

I am in a dip buying mode now. I remain of the view that we do not retest -- in fact, we may not get close to a test. I bought small (for trades) on this morning's quiet session -- trading around cores. As mentioned I like Goldman Sachs and Citigrou...

Flavors of the Month?

I like the way Citigroup and Goldman Sachs are trading. They are in my top 10 individual holdings - though as investments and not trades. They have a "different" and better look in the last week.