Will This Estimate Increase Help Goldman Sachs (GS) Stock Today?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Barclays increased its estimates on Goldman Sachs  (GS) through 2015, increased its price target to $185 and set a "buy" rating. The firm said the company is seeing solid growth across the board.

The stock was up 0.1% to $169.34 in pre-market trading on Wednesday.

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Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC as a "buy" with a ratings score of B+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC (GS) a BUY. This is driven by a few notable strengths, which we believe should have a greater impact than any weaknesses, and should give investors a better performance opportunity than most stocks we cover. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income."

You can view the full analysis from the report here: GS Ratings Report

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Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

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