NEW YORK (AP) _ Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) on Friday reported third-quarter earnings of $5.38 billion.
The company, based in New York, said it had earnings of $14.93 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $9.78 per share.
The investment bank posted revenue of $15.16 billion in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $13.61 billion, also exceeding Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $11.25 billion.
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