David Solomon, CEO, Goldman Sachs, talking on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2020.
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Goldman Sachs reported second-quarter earnings earlier than the opening bell Wednesday.
The financial institution earned $6.26 a share within the second quarter, blowing previous the Wall Street estimate, on income of $13.Three billion.
Revenue was 41% greater than a 12 months in the past and the agency’s second highest quarterly income ever. Trading drove the good points with fastened revenue income coming in at $4.24 billion, the best in 9 years. Equities buying and selling income was $2.94 billion, the perfect quarter in 11 years.
Investment banking income was a document $2.66 billion.
Goldman shares jumped 2% after the leads to premarket buying and selling.
The agency additionally mentioned it put aside one other $1.59 billion for potential credit score losses as a result of coronavirus.
“Our sturdy monetary efficiency throughout our consumer franchises demonstrates the inherent advantages of our diversified enterprise mannequin,” Chairman and CEO David Solomon mentioned in a launch. “The turbulence now we have seen in current months solely reinforces our dedication to the technique we outlined earlier this 12 months to buyers. While the financial outlook stays unsure, I’m assured that we are going to proceed to be the agency of alternative for purchasers all over the world who wish to reshape their companies and rebuild a extra resilient economic system.”
Here’s what Wall Street anticipated:
Earnings: $3.78 per share, a 35% decline from a 12 months earlier, in response to Refinitiv.
Revenue: $9.75 billion, 3% larger than a 12 months earlier.
Trading Revenue: Fixed revenue: $2.53 billion; equities: $2.04 billion.
Investment banking income: $2.1 billion.
Here’s a hyperlink to the full release.
Expectations for CEO David Solomon’s financial institution have been working excessive after JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup posted sturdy buying and selling and advisory outcomes that helped the banks beat revenue estimates for the second quarter.
Of the six largest U.S. banks, Goldman will get the largest share of its income from Wall Street actions together with buying and selling and funding banking. For the previous few years that has been a detriment to the agency, as retail banking fueled by low-cost shopper deposits has pushed the trade’s document income.
Goldman shares have been down 7% this 12 months via Tuesday’s shut, in contrast with the 36% decline of the KBW Bank Index.
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