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NYSE:FDSFactSet Research Systems Stock Price, Forecast & News

+2.51 (+0.72 %)
(As of 08/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $348.81
50-Day Range
MA: $334.31
52-Week Range
Now: $348.81
Volume192,362 shs
Average Volume325,805 shs
Market Capitalization$13.25 billion
P/E Ratio35.96
Dividend Yield0.89%
FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company delivers insight and information to financial investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies. Its applications suite offers tools and resources, including company and industry analyses, full screening tools, portfolio analysis, risk profiles, alpha-testing, portfolio optimization, and research management solutions. The company enables its clients to streamline real-time data and historical information comprising quotes, estimates, news, and commentary, as well as provides proprietary and third-party content through desktop, Web, mobile, and off-platform solutions. It serves portfolio managers, investment research professionals, investment bankers, risk and performance analysts, and wealth advisors. FactSet Research Systems Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.
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Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.33 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryApplication Software



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$11.83 per share
Book Value$17.57 per share


Net Income$352.79 million


Market Cap$13.25 billion
Next Earnings Date9/24/2020 (Estimated)
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FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has FactSet Research Systems' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

FactSet Research Systems' stock was trading at $254.93 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FDS shares have increased by 36.8% and is now trading at $348.81.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of FactSet Research Systems?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FactSet Research Systems in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 10 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is FactSet Research Systems' next earnings date?

FactSet Research Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 24th 2020.
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How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, June, 25th. The business services provider reported $2.86 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.42. The business services provider had revenue of $374.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $376.35 million. FactSet Research Systems had a return on equity of 57.06% and a net margin of 25.45%. FactSet Research Systems's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.62 earnings per share.
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How often does FactSet Research Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 29th will be given a dividend of $0.77 per share on Thursday, June 18th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 28th. This is a positive change from FactSet Research Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.72.
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What guidance has FactSet Research Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

FactSet Research Systems issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $10.40-10.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $9.99. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.485-1.49 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.49 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FDS?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for FactSet Research Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $230.00 to $310.00. On average, they anticipate FactSet Research Systems' share price to reach $274.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.3%.
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Has FactSet Research Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FDS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,570,000 shares, a decrease of 19.5% from the June 30th total of 1,950,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 266,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.9 days. Currently, 4.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of FactSet Research Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of FactSet Research Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FactSet Research Systems investors own include Starbucks (SBUX), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Alphabet (GOOG), PepsiCo (PEP), BlackRock (BLK), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Boeing (BA), IBM (IBM) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are FactSet Research Systems' key executives?

FactSet Research Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Philip A. Hadley, Exec. Chairman (Age 57)
  • Mr. Frederick Philip Snow, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Gene D. Fernandez, Exec. VP and Chief Technology & Product Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. John W. Wiseman, Exec. VP and Head of Sales, Marketing, & Client Solutions (Age 50)
  • Ms. Helen L. Shan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)

What is FactSet Research Systems' stock symbol?

FactSet Research Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FDS."

Who are FactSet Research Systems' major shareholders?

FactSet Research Systems' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.47%), Everett Harris & Co. CA (0.40%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.36%), Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.32%), Raymond James & Associates (0.30%) and Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.22%). Company insiders that own FactSet Research Systems stock include Brian G Daly, Franck AR Gossieaux, Frederick Philip Snow, Goran Skoko, James J Mcgonigle, John W Wiseman, Joseph Zimmel, Laurie Siegel, Matthew J Mcnulty, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams, Scott A Billeadeau and Sheila B Jordan.
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Which institutional investors are selling FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, Dock Street Asset Management Inc., UBS Group AG, ProShare Advisors LLC, Raub Brock Capital Management LP, Everett Harris & Co. CA, and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have sold FactSet Research Systems company stock in the last year include Franck AR Gossieaux, Frederick Philip Snow, Goran Skoko, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph Zimmel, Laurie Siegel, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams, Scott A Billeadeau, and Sheila B Jordan.
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Which institutional investors are buying FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of FactSet Research Systems?

Shares of FDS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is FactSet Research Systems' stock price today?

One share of FDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $348.81.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $13.25 billion and generates $1.44 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $352.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $10.00 on an earnings per share basis. FactSet Research Systems employs 9,681 workers across the globe.

What is FactSet Research Systems' official website?

The official website for FactSet Research Systems is www.factset.com.

How can I contact FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems' mailing address is 45 GLOVER AVENUE, NORWALK CT, 06850. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 203-810-1000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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