Goldman Sachs Reports 2023 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Earnings Results

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today reported net revenues of $46.25 billion and net earnings of $8.52 billion for the year ended December 31, 2023. Net revenues were $11.32 billion and net earnings were $2.01 billion for the fourth quarter of 2023.

Diluted earnings per common share (EPS) was $22.87 for 2023 and was $5.48 for the fourth quarter of 2023. Return on average common shareholders’ equity (ROE) was 7.5% for 2023 and annualized ROE was 7.1% for the fourth quarter of 2023.

Goldman Sachs also delivered an update on progress of the firm’s simplified strategy, while laying out key objectives for 2024 and beyond. These include:

  • Harnessing One Goldman Sachs to serve clients with excellence;
  • Running world-class, differentiated and durable businesses; and
  • Investing to operate at scale.

David Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, said, “This was a year of execution for Goldman Sachs. With everything we achieved in 2023 coupled with our clear and simplified strategy, we have a much stronger platform for 2024. Our strategic objectives underscore our relentless commitment to serve our clients with excellence, further strengthen our leading client franchise and continue to deliver for shareholders.”

Selected items related to the execution of Goldman Sachs’ narrowed strategic focus, in addition to the FDIC special assessment fee, impacted the firm’s results for the full year and fourth quarter. For 2023, these items reduced net earnings by $2.8 billion, EPS by $8.04, and ROE by 2.6 percentage points. For the fourth quarter of 2023, these items reduced net earnings by $283 million, EPS by $0.83, and annualized ROE by 1.0 percentage point. 

A conference call to discuss the firm’s financial results, outlook and related matters will be held at 9:30 am (ET). The call will be open to the public.

Members of the public who would like to listen to the conference call should dial +1-888-205-6786 (in the U.S.) and +1-323-794-2558 (outside the U.S.) passcode number 7042022. The number should be dialed at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the conference call. The conference call will also be accessible as an audio webcast through the Investor Relations section of the website, www.goldmansachs.com/investor-relations. There is no charge to access the call. For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available on our website beginning approximately three hours after the event.

Please direct any questions regarding obtaining access to the conference call to Goldman Sachs Investor Relations

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