Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Received its Third Buy in a Row

After Bank of America Securities and Wells Fargo gave Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) a Buy rating last month, the company received another Buy, this time from Jefferies. Analyst Daniel Fannon maintained a Buy rating on Goldman Sachs Group today and set a price target of $355.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $309.03.

According to TipRanks.com, Fannon is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 8.8% and a 62.7% success rate. Fannon covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Intercontinental Exchange, WisdomTree Investments, and Janus Henderson Group.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Goldman Sachs Group is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $373.91, which is a 22.3% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 4, J.P. Morgan also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $394.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $426.16 and a one-year low of $277.84. Currently, Goldman Sachs Group has an average volume of 2.5M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 47 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of GS in relation to earlier this year.

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Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm. The company provides a range of financial services to clients including corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. The company operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Global Markets, Asset Management, and Consumer & Wealth Management.

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