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39. Goldman Sachs Group
Goldman Sachs Group
Rank: 39 (Previous rank: 40)
CEO: Lloyd C. Blankfein
Compare tool: Goldman Sachs Group vs. Top 10
Goldman Sachs got back to business as usual in 2009. It was the first of the former investment banks to post blowout results on gains in proprietary trading and its own investments.

But huge profits and bonuses drew outrage from taxpayers who had bailed out Goldman just months before. CEO Lloyd Blankfein didn't exactly help matters when he was quoted in a London newspaper saying the firm was doing "God's work."--S.C.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 51,673.0 -3.6
Profits 13,385.0 476.4
Assets 848,942.0
Stockholders' equity 70,714.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 91,077.1
Profits as % of  
Revenues 25.9
Assets 1.6
Stockholders' equity 18.9
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 22.13
% change from 2008 395.1
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 14.8
Total return to investors %
2009 102.2
1999-2009 annual rate 6.9
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Bank of America Corp. 5 150,450.0
2 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 9 115,632.0
3 Citigroup 12 108,785.0
4 Wells Fargo 19 98,636.0
5 Goldman Sachs Group 39 51,673.0
6 Morgan Stanley 70 31,515.0
7 American Express 88 26,730.0
8 U.S. Bancorp 121 19,490.0
9 GMAC 122 19,403.0
10 PNC Financial Services Group 123 19,231.0
11 Capital One Financial 144 15,980.1
12 BB&T Corp. 217 10,818.0
13 SunTrust Banks 224 10,420.0
14 Fifth Third Bancorp 248 9,450.0
15 State Street Corp. 249 9,362.0
16 Regions Financial 254 9,087.1
17 Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 274 8,345.0
18 Discover Financial Services 286 7,985.7
19 KeyCorp 356 6,068.0
20 Northern Trust Corp. 497 4,193.1
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Changed fiscal year-end from Nov. 30. Comparison is with year ended Nov. 30, 2008.
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Goldman Sachs Group
200 West St.
New York, NY 10282
212-902-1000
www.gs.com
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