GrafTech International Ltd. (EAF) Touches $20.64 High on Jun, 14; Goldman Sachs Group (the) (GS) Sellers Increased By 14.56% Their Shorts

June 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (the) (NYSE:GS) had an increase of 14.56% in short interest. GS’s SI was 5.95M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 14.56% from 5.20 million shares previously. With 3.15 million avg volume, 2 days are for Goldman Sachs Group Inc (the) (NYSE:GS)’s short sellers to cover GS’s short positions. The SI to Goldman Sachs Group Inc (the)’s float is 1.72%. It closed at $233.83 lastly. It is down 5.64% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.93% the S&P500. Some Historical GS News: ; 18/05/2018 – Blank-Check Company Backed By Goldman Sachs Files for IPO; 10/04/2018 – RUSAL SAYS NON-EXEC. DIRECTOR MAKSIM GOLDMAN RESIGNS; 05/03/2018 – Goldman’s Moe Says Tariffs Won’t Have Meaningful Impact on China (Video); 29/05/2018 – J&J at Goldman Sachs Global Health Care Conference Jun 12; 19/03/2018 – Global Equity New Issues Rise 2.5% in 2018, Goldman Sachs Leads; 08/05/2018 – Goldman Says Overweight Cash As Ray Dalio’s ‘Pretty Stupid’ Cash Holders Still Looking ‘Pretty Smart’; 17/04/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC GS.N MANAGEMENT “CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC” THAT FACTORS LEADING TO 1Q RESULTS WILL PERSIST -CFO; 16/05/2018 – GOLDMAN SAYS EVEN U.S. SHALE CAN’T SOLVE IRAN EXPORT DISRUPTION; 28/04/2018 – New York Post: Goldman Sachs taps `Bachelorette’ star to pitch home loans; 04/04/2018 – ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES INC AWI.N : GOLDMAN SACHS RAISES TO NEUTRAL FROM SELL

The stock of GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) reached all time high today, Jun, 14 and still has $21.26 target or 3.00% above today’s $20.64 share price. This indicates more upside for the $6.24 billion company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $21.26 PT is reached, the company will be worth $187.17M more. The stock increased 2.04% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $20.64. About 244,697 shares traded. GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) has 0.00% since June 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500. Some Historical EAF News: ; 26/04/2018 – GrafTech Announces Partial Exercise of Overallotment Option in Initial Public Offering; 07/05/2018 – GrafTech International 1Q EBITDA From Continuing Ops $304.77M; 23/04/2018 GRAFTECH ANNOUNCES THE CLOSING OF ITS INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING; 07/05/2018 – GrafTech International 1Q Adjusted EBITDA From Continuing Ops $310.34M; 07/05/2018 – GrafTech International 1Q Net $223.7M; 07/05/2018 – GrafTech International 1Q EPS 74c

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $22.92 million activity. VINIAR DAVID A had sold 17,500 shares worth $4.40 million on Thursday, January 18. Shares for $3.18M were sold by CHAVEZ R. MARTIN. LEE BRIAN J had sold 6,738 shares worth $1.78M on Wednesday, February 21. Shares for $2.70M were sold by SALAME PABLO J. The insider ROGERS JOHN F.W. sold $1.17 million. 21,252 shares were sold by SOLOMON DAVID M, worth $5.77M on Monday, January 29.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $88.32 billion. It operates through four divisions: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. It has a 22.09 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.17, from 0.99 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 61 investors sold The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. shares while 357 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 345 raised stakes. 266.01 million shares or 1.06% less from 268.85 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 2.73 million are owned by Ameriprise Fincl. Ntv Asset Mgmt Ltd Company has invested 0.29% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Stifel Corporation holds 0.12% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 151,096 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance invested in 0% or 55,030 shares. 860 are held by Edgemoor Invest. D L Carlson Invest holds 19,851 shares or 1.57% of its portfolio. Clear Harbor Asset owns 0.05% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 994 shares. Tower Bridge Advsr holds 0% or 10,535 shares in its portfolio. Massachusetts Services Commerce Ma invested in 12.10M shares or 1.31% of the stock. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.77% or 74,101 shares. Fort Washington Investment Incorporated Oh stated it has 424,393 shares. Brave Asset Mgmt has invested 1.69% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Wealthfront Inc holds 16,394 shares. Syntal Prtnrs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.22% or 2,502 shares in its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys has 21,600 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio.

More notable recent The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “2 Favorite Banks” on June 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Goldman Sachs Asset Management starts ETF based on good corporate behavior” published on June 12, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Bannon praises cryptocurrency for ‘disruptive populism'” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “6 Most Important Things in Business Today” published on June 01, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Goldman Sachs: Runway For Growth” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Among 32 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 109 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, December 21 to “Neutral”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, April 19 by Citigroup. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) earned “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, January 18. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 29 by Nomura. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, January 29 with “Outperform”. On Friday, April 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Vining Sparks to “Buy”.

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