Financial Physics
Research Report on Goldman Sachs
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Goldman Sachs) is a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a range of services worldwide to a client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Its activities are divided into three segments: Investment Banking, Trading and Principal Investments, and Asset Management and Securities Services. Investment Banking represented 16% of the Company’s net revenues during the fiscal year ended November 30, 2007 (fiscal 2007). Trading and Principal Investments represented 68% of net revenues in fiscal 2007. Asset Management and Securities Services represented 16% of net revenues in fiscal 2007. On December 11, 2007, Credit-Based Asset Servicing and Securitization LLC (C-Bass), a sub-prime mortgage investor, has completed the sale of its Litton Loan Servicing business to Goldman Sachs.

Goldman Sachs Fundamentals
Year Revenue Net Income EPS P/E Share Price Net Margin Return on Equity
1999 12641 2708 5.57 11.9 66.283 20.29% 26.69%
2000 15,604 3067 6 16.1 96.60 18.49% 23.00%
2001 14,518 2310 4.26 8.5 36.21 14.61% 13.29%
2002 11,585 2114 4.03 21.1 85.03 15.12% 11.36%
2003 12,872 3005 5.87 19.7 115.64 18.77% 14.79%
2004 17,925 4553 8.92 13.7 122.20 22.16% 19.49%
2005 22,141 5626 11.21 10.8 121.07 22.70% 21.92%
2006 34,167 9537 19.69 9.8 192.96 25.32% 32.36%
2007 42,000 11599 24.73 7.8 192.89 25.22% 32.05%

 

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