Goldman Sachs Group Inc

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GS : NYSE : Financial
$228.41 -3.49 | -1.5%
Today's Range: 226.97 - 233.7
Avg. Daily Volume: 3657100.0
03/24/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)10258.08721.0
EBITDA ($mil)5506.04486.0
EBIT ($mil)5239.04201.0
Net Income ($mil)2347.0765.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)238636.0252848.0
Total Assets ($mil)860165.0861395.0
Total Debt ($mil)438833.0444279.0
Equity ($mil)86893.086728.0


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin53.6851.44
EBITDA Margin53.6751.43
Operating Margin51.0748.17
Sales Turnover0.040.05
Return on Assets0.860.7
Return on Equity8.156.42
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.830.84
Interest Expense1837.01329.0
Interest Coverage2.853.16


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)414.8441.6
Div / share0.650.65
EPS5.081.27
Book value / share209.48196.39
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3585163.03841590.0

Valuation


BUY. GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 26.25 for the Capital Markets industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.18 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.27. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GS 15.17 Peers 26.25   GS 18.49 Peers 25.47

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

GS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

GS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GS 11.66 Peers 17.41   GS 1.00 Peers 1.55

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

GS is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

GS trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GS 1.18 Peers 4.27   GS 35.31 Peers 12.44

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

GS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

GS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GS 2.73 Peers 8.09   GS -3.74 Peers 4.81

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

GS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

GS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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