Goldman Sachs Group Inc

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GS : NYSE : Financial
$223.24 -3.4 | -1.5%
Today's Range: 221.22 - 226.25
Avg. Daily Volume: 3278200.0
12/02/16 - 2:24 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)9943.08138.0
EBITDA ($mil)4720.05009.0
EBIT ($mil)4473.04787.0
Net Income ($mil)2094.01426.0


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)248281.0250646.0
Total Assets ($mil)879987.0880559.0
Total Debt ($mil)444948.0457279.0
Equity ($mil)87110.087703.0


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin47.4761.55
EBITDA Margin47.4761.55
Operating Margin44.9958.82
Sales Turnover0.040.04
Return on Assets0.660.84
Return on Equity6.328.01
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.840.84
Interest Expense1542.01171.0
Interest Coverage2.94.09


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)418.8446.2
Div / share0.650.65
EPS4.882.9
Book value / share208.0196.56
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3073345.03153864.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 20.92 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.01 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.52. The price-to-sales ratio is 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 16.70 Peers 20.92   GS 10.68 Peers 17.12

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

GS is trading at a 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 11.98 Peers 20.01   GS 0.56 Peers 2.07

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 significant 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 1.01 Peers 4.52   GS -17.44 Peers 54.92

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.

 

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

However, GS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GS 2.43 Peers 5.07   GS -7.94 Peers 1.15

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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