Goldman Sachs Group

Industry: Investment Services

Fortune Rank: 39

For the nine months ended 26 August 2005, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s total revenues rose 40% to $31.25B. Net income applicable to Common rose 19% to $3.99B. Revenues reflect higher interest income and an increase in income from trading and principal investments. Higher earnings were partially offset by an increase in employee compensation and benefits and higher interest expenses.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Goldman Sachs) is global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. At the fiscal year ended November 28, 2004 (fiscal 2004), Goldman Sachs operated offices in over 20 countries. Goldman Sachs activities are divided into three segments: Investment Banking, Trading and Principal Investments, and Asset management and securities services. Investment Banking segment is further divided into two components: Financial Advisory and Underwriting. Trading and Principal Investments segment is divided into three components: Fixed Income, Currency and commodities; equities, and principal investments. The components of the asset management and securities services segment are asset management and securities services.

Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Goldman Sachs Group was ranked number 39 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 39th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Goldman Sachs Group achieved revenue of $51,673.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $13,385.00 million.

Goldman Sachs Group' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 39th compared to 40th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $53,579 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $2,322 million (a change of $11 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Goldman Sachs Group would be ranked 6th rather than 39th due to its profits of $13,385 in 2010.

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