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Upgrade Alert for Goldman Sachs Group (GS)

By Shiri Gupta

Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) was upgraded from Neutral to Buy at Guggenheim today. The stock closed yesterday at $174.51 on volume of 2.4 million shares, below average daily volume of 3.3 million.

Potential upside of 18.7% exists for Goldman Sachs Group, based on a current level of $174.51 and analysts' average consensus price target of $207.17. Goldman Sachs Group shares should encounter resistance at the 200-day moving average (MA) of $174.77 and support at the 50-day MA of $156.96.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a bank holding company, is a global investment banking and securities firm specializing in investment banking, trading and principal investments, asset management and securities services. The Company provides services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net worth individuals.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Goldman Sachs Group have traded between a low of $138.20 and a high of $218.77 and closed yesterday at $174.51, which is 26% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.8% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.6%.

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Ticker(s): GS