Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Earnings Climb In Q3, Beats estimates

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) revealed a profit for its third quarter that advanced from last year.

The company's earnings totaled $5.28 billion, or $14.93 per share. This compares with $3.23 billion, or $8.98 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $10.11 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 26.3% to $13.61 billion from $10.78 billion last year.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $5.28 Bln. vs. $3.23 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $14.93 vs. $8.98 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $10.11
-Revenue (Q3): $13.61 Bln vs. $10.78 Bln last year.

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