Will This Investigation Cause Goldman Sachs’s Top Institutional Shareholders to Sell?

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.(NYSE:GS) staff members have been interviewed by investigators who sifted through millions of e-mails, and found about 4000 references to muppets. However, they said that 99% of them refer to last year’s movie of the same name.” The investigation, known as “the muppet hunt” was launched after ex-employee Greg Smith went public on the New York Times op-ed page about the firm’s reportedly contemptuous attitude towards their clients.

Will Goldman Sachs shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 1.05 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $113.68 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. held 319,761 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $36,350,431. This brought the portfolio total to 0.39%.

Shell Asset Management Co held 161,794 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $18,392,742. This brought the portfolio total to 0.38%.

Cacti Asset Management LLC held 147,207 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $16,734,492. This brought the portfolio total to 4.43%.

Calvert Investment Management Inc. held 70,891 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $8,058,889. This brought the portfolio total to 1.23%.

First American Trust Co held 56,051 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $6,371,878. This brought the portfolio total to 1.88%.

First Citizens Bank & Trust Co held 45,704 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $5,195,631. This brought the portfolio total to 0.18%.

Capstone Asset Management Co held 42,805 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $4,866,072. This brought the portfolio total to 0.2%.

Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC held 38,707 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $4,400,212. This brought the portfolio total to 0.09%.

Centurylink Investment Management Co held 22,635 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $2,573,147. This brought the portfolio total to 0.8%.

American National Bank held 20,420 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $2,321,346. This brought the portfolio total to 1.17%.

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