Goldman Sachs Group, Inc (NYSE:GS) has lower its growth estimates for China and mentioned most recent weaker key economic data from the world’s second-major economy, suddenly soft exports as the worldwide backdrop worsens and domestic structural challenges.
Goldman Sachs on Thursday lowers its estimates for this year’s economic expansion to 7.6% from 7.9% and for 2013 to 8.0% from 8.5%.
Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a note to clients that the economy has become stable at a subdued rate of growth in recent months.
The investment bank reported that China’s transition to an economy led more by domestic demand.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) moved up +4.03% to end at $38.69, State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) rose +2.17% to settle at $42.86 while Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) jumped +4.53% to finish on Wednesday at $31.12.
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc (NYSE:GS) last session volume of 6.50 million shares was higher than its average volume of 3.46 million shares. The stock after opening at $110.61 hit high price of $113.78 and then closed at $113.54 by scoring +3.27%.
GS generated revenue of 33.99 billion in the following twelve months and earned $3.55 billion. The Company showed a positive 10.86% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 15.04%.
The GS past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.60 and price to cash ratio remained 0.92. As far as the returns are concern, the GS return on equity was recorded as 5.17% and increased 0.68% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 0.39%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of +8.10% which was maintained for the month at +11.78%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as +20.10% and for the year was +10.34% while the YTD performance remained at +27.09%.
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