FactSet Research Systems Company Profile (NYSE:FDS)

About FactSet Research Systems

FactSet Research Systems logoFactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet) is a provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community. The Company operates through three segments based on geographic business activities: the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. Sales, consulting, data collection, product development and software engineering are the primary functional groups within the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific segments that provide global financial and economic information to investment managers, investment banks and other financial services professionals. The U.S. segment services finance professionals, including financial institutions throughout the Americas, while the European and Asia Pacific segments service investment professionals located throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region, respectively. FactSet combines content regarding companies and securities from markets all over the globe into a single online platform of information and analytics.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Information & Delivery Services
  • Sub-Industry: Application Software
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: FDS
  • CUSIP: 30307510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $178.57
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $176.71
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $162.00
  • 52-Week Range: $135.95 - $183.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.01
  • P/E Growth: 2.66
  • Market Cap: $7.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 40,651,000
  • Beta: 0.68
  • Net Margins: 23.30%
  • Return on Equity: 47.11%
  • Return on Assets: 26.85%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.55%
  • Current Ratio: 2.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.48%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $170.56 (4.49% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2016Bank of America Corp.Set Price TargetHold$185.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$180.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$160.00 -> $175.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/11/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperform$182.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$161.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingSell$130.00View Rating Details
3/16/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/7/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
12/16/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/15/2015BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/23/2015William BlairReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/22/2015Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
6/19/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingSell$161.00View Rating Details
6/18/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$152.00 -> $160.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/27/2016$1.70N/AView Earnings Details
6/28/2016Q316$1.61$1.64$287.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/15/2016Q216$1.52$1.59$282.99 million$281.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/15/2015Q116$1.47$1.44$270.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/22/2015Q415$1.47$1.48$261.78 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/16/2015Q315$1.41$1.42$253.56 million$254.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/17/2015Q215$1.41$1.39$246.70 million$247.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/16/2014Q115$1.32$1.32$242.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/16/2014Q414$1.30$1.31$238.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/17/2014Q314$1.25$1.25$230.57 million$231.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/18/2014Q214$1.21$1.22$226.36 million$226.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/17/2013Q1$1.23$1.22$223.66 million$223.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/17/2013Q4 2013$1.21$1.20$218.93 million$219.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/18/2013Q3 2013$1.15$1.15$214.94 million$214.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/19/2013Q2 2013$1.11$1.14$213.31 million$213.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/18/2012Q1 2013$1.11$1.11$212.26 million$211.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/25/2012Q412$1.06$1.08$207.03 million$207.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/12/2012$1.04$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2012$1.11$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/13/2011$1.00$0.99ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/20/2011$0.95$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/14/2011$0.94$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/15/2011$0.87$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/14/2010$0.84$0.88$173.03 million$173.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.41 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.14 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.50$1.54$1.52
Q2 20167$1.53$1.64$1.61
Q3 20165$1.00$1.71$1.55
Q4 20163$1.69$1.71$1.70
Q1 20173$1.71$1.74$1.72
Q2 20173$1.75$1.79$1.77
Q3 20173$1.80$1.84$1.83
Q4 20173$1.84$1.90$1.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Annual Dividend:$2.00
Dividend Yield:1.12%
Dividend Growth:12.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.47% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.20% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.01% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:10 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.51%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/15/2016Matthew J McnultyVPSell1,000$167.50$167,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,000$165.00$165,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,000$161.00$161,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Matthew J McnultyVPSell1,000$154.00$154,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell2,500$151.70$379,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Rachel Rebecca SternSVPSell4,583$153.37$702,894.71View SEC Filing  
4/13/2016Mark J HaleCOOSell1,823$150.05$273,541.15View SEC Filing  
4/13/2016Maurizio NicolelliCFOSell367$150.53$55,244.51View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,000$147.50$147,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Walter F. SiebeckerDirectorSell15,137$146.43$2,216,510.91View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016Scott A. BilleadeauDirectorSell5,000$151.07$755,350.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Joseph E. Laird, Jr.DirectorSell1,815$152.08$276,025.20View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Matthew J. McnultyVPSell1,600$154.67$247,472.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015James J. McgonigleDirectorSell1,175$161.13$189,327.75View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015Rachel Rebecca SternSVPSell1,720$163.00$280,360.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Frederick Philip SnowCEOSell2,116$159.92$338,390.72View SEC Filing  
7/14/2015Rachel Rebecca SternSVPSell3,527$163.09$575,218.43View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Walter F SiebeckerDirectorSell14,315$162.57$2,327,189.55View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Philip A HadleyCEOSell35,000$159.34$5,576,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2015Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell2,500$158.00$395,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2015James J McgonigleDirectorSell3,000$160.91$482,730.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Scott A BilleadeauDirectorSell4,500$160.26$721,170.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Rachel Rebecca SternSVPSell875$160.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Peter G WalshEVPSell45,506$157.07$7,147,627.42View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Peter G WalshEVPSell22,000$156.87$3,451,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015Joseph ZimmelDirectorSell4,148$156.60$649,576.80View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015Maurizio NicolelliCFOSell6,670$156.41$1,043,254.70View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Michael D FrankenfieldVice ChairmanSell37,570$156.75$5,889,097.50View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Maurizio NicolelliCFOSell326$139.82$45,581.32View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell2,000$140.08$280,160.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Michael D FrankenfieldEVPSell10,000$140.32$1,403,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015Scott A BilleadeauDirectorSell2,250$137.87$310,207.50View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014Michael D FrankenfieldEVPSell60,000$143.61$8,616,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Philip A HadleyCEOSell40,000$143.84$5,753,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Philip A HadleyCEOSell60,000$142.57$8,554,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Peter G WalshCOOSell80,000$142.12$11,369,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014James J McgonigleDirectorSell1,248$135.49$169,091.52View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,500$124.32$186,480.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Maurizio NicolelliCFOSell2,108$120.96$254,983.68View SEC Filing  
7/10/2014Walter F SiebeckerDirectorSell3,073$119.33$366,701.09View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Michael F DichristinaDirectorSell2,710$120.61$326,853.10View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,000$120.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Walter F SiebeckerDirectorSell1,427$118.49$169,085.23View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014Scott A BilleadeauDirectorSell2,250$117.40$264,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Michael D FrankenfieldEVPSell51,594$117.04$6,038,561.76View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,000$116.49$116,490.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014Joseph Laird, Jr.DirectorSell1,000$103.00$103,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014Rachel Rebecca SternSVPSell1,546$108.00$166,968.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014Peter WalshCOOSell30,252$107.95$3,265,703.40View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Philip HadleyCEOSell115,000$107.61$12,375,150.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2014Charles SnyderDirectorSell16,597$106.51$1,767,746.47View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Scott BilleadeauDirectorSell4,500$108.58$488,610.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2013Peter WalshCOOSell23,000$112.22$2,581,060.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013Joseph Laird, Jr.DirectorSell2,000$110.92$221,840.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,000$107.39$107,390.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Michael D FrankenfieldEVPSell40,881$107.16$4,380,807.96View SEC Filing  
7/8/2013Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell1,000$105.64$105,640.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2013Kieran M KennedySVPSell2,031$102.22$207,608.82View SEC Filing  
7/2/2013Peter G WalshCOOSell50,000$103.23$5,161,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2013Scott A BilleadeauDirectorSell4,500$102.50$461,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Joseph ZimmelDirectorSell18,752$103.63$1,943,269.76View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Maurizio NicolelliInsiderSell11,488$103.18$1,185,331.84View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell3,000$99.87$299,610.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2013Scott A BilleadeauDirectorSell2,950$91.28$269,276.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Chart for Sunday, September, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 9/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff