People's Utah Bancorp (PUB) Forms $31.85 Double Top; Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Shorts Up By 10.72%

Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated (NYSE:GS) had an increase of 10.72% in short interest. GS’s SI was 6.57 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 10.72% from 5.93 million shares previously. With 2.89M avg volume, 2 days are for Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated (NYSE:GS)’s short sellers to cover GS’s short positions. The SI to Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated’s float is 1.77%. The stock decreased 0.62% or $1.6565 during the last trading session, reaching $267.3735. About 857,634 shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has risen 39.23% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500.

People's Utah Bancorp (PUB) formed double top with $33.44 target or 5.00% above today’s $31.85 share price. People's Utah Bancorp (PUB) has $590.27 million valuation. It closed at $31.85 lastly. It is down 52.17% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.47% the S&P500.

Among 30 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 95 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of GS in report on Wednesday, January 17 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, December 12. On Tuesday, January 9 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by Zacks. As per Monday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 16 report. Macquarie Research upgraded the shares of GS in report on Friday, November 18 to “Outperform” rating. UBS upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, February 5 report. Atlantic Securities upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $254 target in Friday, April 21 report. As per Wednesday, April 19, the company rating was downgraded by Rafferty.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.33, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 63 investors sold The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. shares while 427 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 285 raised stakes. 271.74 million shares or 2.47% less from 278.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wagner Bowman Corp has 1,290 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company holds 21,926 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Hl Financial Serv Limited reported 6,754 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Sterling Invest Mgmt Inc owns 8,988 shares. Bartlett And Limited Company has 0.01% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Kentucky Retirement System has 22,478 shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. Stonebridge Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 17,710 shares. Shelton Capital Mngmt owns 18,869 shares. Royal Bank Of Canada invested 0.11% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Banque Pictet Cie Sa has invested 0.69% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). 1,700 are owned by Diker Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation. Menta Cap Lc accumulated 0.45% or 12,900 shares. Moreover, Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0.11% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Joel Isaacson & Co Limited Liability Corp holds 0.27% or 6,306 shares in its portfolio. First Manhattan has invested 0.01% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS).

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $100.85 billion. It operates through four divisions: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. It has a 29.68 P/E ratio. The Investment Banking segment provides financial advisory services, including strategic advisory assignments related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense activities, restructurings, spin-offs, and risk management; and underwriting services, such as debt and equity underwriting of public offerings and private placements of various securities and other financial instruments, as well as derivative transactions with public and private sector clients.