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20. Goldman Sachs Group
Goldman Sachs Group
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 20 (Previous rank: 24)
Compare tool: Goldman Sachs Group vs. Top 10
CEO: Lloyd C. Blankfein
Address: 85 Broad St.
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-902-1000
Website: www.gs.com
The Wall Street powerhouse seems to have beaten the credit crunch, for the most part. It posted record sales and profit, thanks to its booming trading business - and the fact that it mostly stayed away from the mortgage-backed securities that got its counterparts in trouble.

The firm did take some small writedowns on its mortgage holdings and, like the rest of Wall Street, is facing lower returns in a weakened economy. Still, it did well enough to award employees record bonuses totaling $20.2 billion, up 23% from 2006.

Revenues 87,968.0 26.8
Profits 11,599.0 21.6
Assets 1,119,796.0
Stockholders' equity 42,800.0
Market value (3/28/2008) 64,976.0
Revenues 13.2
Assets 1.0
Stockholders' equity 27.1
2007 $ 24.73
% change from 2006 25.6
1997-2007 annual growth rate % N.A.
2007 8.6
1997-2007 annual rate N.A.
Industry: Securities
1 Goldman Sachs Group 20 87,968.0
2 Morgan Stanley 21 87,879.0
3 Merrill Lynch 30 64,217.0
4 Lehman Brothers Holdings 37 59,003.0
5 Bear Stearns 156 16,151.0
6 Franklin Resources 389 6,205.8
7 Charles Schwab 402 6,063.0
8 BlackRock 475 4,844.7
9 International Assets Holding 512 4,460.3
10 Legg Mason 524 4,343.7
11 NYSE Euronext 542 4,158.0
12 A.G. Edwards 655 3,126.1
13 Raymond James Financial 658 3,109.6
14 Jefferies Group 726 2,718.9
15 TD Ameritrade 746 2,632.4
16 Nasdaq OMX Group 786 2,436.6
17 T. Rowe Price 831 2,233.1
18 E*Trade Financial 833 2,222.6
19 Interactive Brokers Group 890 2,023.4
20 CME Group 959 1,756.1
From the May 5, 2008 issue
Figures are for fiscal year ended Nov. 30, 2007.
Goldman Sachs Group became a bank holding company, Sept. 21, 2008.
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