Goldman Sachs Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

GS -  USA Stock  

USD 341.03  1.65  0.48%

The current analyst and expert consensus on Goldman Sachs is Buy with 6 hold recommendations. The current projected Goldman Sachs target price consensus is 463.56 with 16 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways Goldman Sachs Group analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to Goldman Sachs vendors, executives, and/or customers. Goldman Sachs recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected Goldman Sachs Group target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 53.656. Please check Macroaxis Advice on Goldman Sachs to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Goldman Analyst Recommendations 

 
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As of 01/27/2022, Profit Margin is likely to grow to 0.24, while Gross Profit is likely to drop slightly above 47 B. Goldman Sachs Deposit Liabilities is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Goldman Sachs reported last year Deposit Liabilities of 298.96 Billion. As of 01/27/2022, Trade and Non Trade Payables is likely to grow to about 171.7 B, while Long Term Debt is likely to drop slightly above 227.3 B.

Goldman Sachs Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Goldman target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Goldman target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions16
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Goldman analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Goldman stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Goldman Sachs Group, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Goldman Sachs Target Price Projection

Goldman Sachs' current and average target prices are 341.03 and 463.56, respectively. The current price of Goldman Sachs is the price at which Goldman Sachs Group is currently trading. On the other hand, Goldman Sachs' target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Goldman Sachs Market Quote on 27th of January 2022

Low Price337.72Odds
High Price348.77Odds

341.03

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Goldman Sachs Target Price

Low Estimate390.0Odds
High Estimate598.0Odds
Number of Analysts16
Standard Deviation53.656

463.562

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Goldman Sachs Group and the information provided on this page.

Goldman Sachs Analyst Ratings

Goldman Sachs' analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Goldman Sachs stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Goldman Sachs' financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Goldman Sachs' historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About Goldman Sachs Target Price Projections

Goldman Sachs's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Goldman Sachs Group and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Goldman depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Goldman Sachs Group including analysis of its current option contracts.
Goldman Sachs' latest option contracts expiring on 2022-01-28 are carrying combined implied volatility of 59.41 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.68 over 112 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-01-28. The current put volume is at 3109, with calls trading at the volume of 3630. This yields a 0.86 put-to-call volume ratio. The Goldman Sachs option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Goldman Sachs Group option contracts. It shows all of Goldman Sachs' listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-01-28 Option Contracts

Goldman Sachs option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Goldman Sachs' lending market. For example, when Goldman Sachs' puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Goldman Sachs, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Goldman Sachs stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Goldman Sachs' distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Goldman Sachs' open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Goldman Sachs' option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Goldman Sachs Maximum Pain Price across 2022-01-28 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Goldman Sachs close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Goldman Sachs' stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Goldman Sachs Group common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Goldman stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Goldman Sachs' stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please check Macroaxis Advice on Goldman Sachs to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Goldman Sachs Group In The Money Call Balance

When Goldman Sachs' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Goldman Sachs Group stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Goldman Sachs' options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' options written on Goldman Sachs Group are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Goldman Current Options Market Mood

Goldman Sachs' open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Goldman Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Goldman Sachs' calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Goldman Sachs' option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Goldman Sachs' option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Goldman Sachs Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Goldman Sachs is a key component of Goldman Sachs valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Goldman Sachs.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Goldman Sachs' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Goldman Sachs in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
338.36340.46342.56
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
307.18410.60412.70
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
59.7060.7062.47
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Goldman Sachs. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Goldman Sachs' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Goldman Sachs' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Goldman Sachs Group.

Additional Goldman Sachs Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Goldman Sachs is a key component of Goldman Sachs valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Goldman Sachs.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Goldman Sachs' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Goldman Sachs in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
338.36340.46342.56
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
307.18410.60412.70
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
59.7060.7062.47
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Goldman Sachs. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Goldman Sachs' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Goldman Sachs' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Goldman Sachs Group.

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Please check Macroaxis Advice on Goldman Sachs to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon. Note that the Goldman Sachs Group information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Goldman Sachs' statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Aroon Oscillator module to analyze current equity momentum using Aroon Oscillator and other momentum ratios.

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The data published in Goldman Sachs' official financial statements usually reflect Goldman Sachs' business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Goldman Sachs Group. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Goldman accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Goldman Sachs' liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Financial Services space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Goldman Sachs' financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Goldman Sachs' management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Goldman Sachs' accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Goldman Sachs Group. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Goldman Sachs' management to manipulate its earnings.