FactSet Research Systems Company Profile (NYSE:FDS)

About FactSet Research Systems (FDS)

FactSet Research Systems logoFactset Research Systems Inc. is engaged in providing integrated financial information and big data analytical applications for the global investment community. The Company's segments include the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. The U.S. segment services finance professionals, including financial institutions throughout the Americas. The European segment maintains offices in France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Dubai. The Asia Pacific segment maintains office locations in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mumbai, India. The Company delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, service, content, and technology. Its offerings include a complete services solution focused on verifying, cleaning and loading portfolio data across asset classes, and an execution management system. The Company offers third-party content through desktop, wireless and off-platform solutions.

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: $176.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $178.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $168.05
  • 52-Week Range: $145.48 - $183.64
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.18
  • P/E Growth: 2.36
  • Market Cap: $6.99B
  • Outstanding Shares: 39,566,000
  • Beta: 0.75
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 30.18%
  • Return on Equity: 51.90%
  • Return on Assets: 26.40%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.73%
  • Current Ratio: 2.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.38%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: $164.50 (6.93% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/10/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$170.00 -> $164.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetSell$126.00N/AView Rating Details
12/20/2016Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetHold$161.00N/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$179.00N/AView Rating Details
9/28/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
9/28/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$161.00N/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
9/15/2016Bank of America CorpSet Price TargetHold$185.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$180.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/16/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
1/7/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/15/2015BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/23/2015William BlairReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/22/2015Jefferies Group LLCInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/19/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingSell$161.00N/AView Rating Details
6/18/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$152.00 -> $160.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Earnings by Quarter for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Earnings History by Quarter for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/28/2017        
12/20/2016Q117$1.70$1.75$288.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/27/2016Q416$1.70$1.69$287.30 millionViewListenView 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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.26 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.97 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$1.69$1.71$1.70
Q2 20173$1.79$1.80$1.80
Q3 20173$1.82$1.86$1.84
Q4 20173$1.87$1.91$1.89
Q1 20181$1.94$1.94$1.94
Q2 20181$1.99$1.99$1.99
Q3 20181$2.05$2.05$2.05
Q4 20181$2.10$2.10$2.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Most Recent Dividend:3/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.00
Dividend Yield:1.13%
Dividend Growth:12.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.64% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.55% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
25.09% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:11 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)

Dividend History by Quarter for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/6/2017quarterly$0.501.14%2/24/20172/28/20173/21/2017
11/10/2016quarterly$0.501.24%11/28/201611/30/201612/20/2016
8/8/2016quarterly$0.501.15%8/29/20168/31/20169/20/2016
5/9/2016quarterly$0.501.32%5/26/20165/31/20166/21/2016
2/5/2016quarterly$0.441.26%2/25/20162/29/20163/15/2016
11/9/2015quarterly$0.441.01%11/25/201511/30/201512/15/2015
11/9/2015quarterly$0.4411/30/201512/5/2015
8/10/2015quarterly$0.441.04%8/27/20158/31/20159/15/2015
5/12/2015quarterly$0.441.09%5/27/20155/29/20156/16/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.391.01%2/25/20152/27/20153/17/2015
11/12/2014quarterly$0.391.13%11/25/201411/28/201412/16/2014
8/14/2014quarterly$0.391.27%8/27/20148/29/20149/16/2014
5/5/2014quarterly$0.391.49%5/28/20145/30/20146/17/2014
2/11/2014quarterly$0.351.35%2/26/20142/28/20143/18/2014
11/14/2013quarterly$0.351.23%11/26/201311/29/201312/17/2013
8/15/2013quarterly$0.351.32%8/28/20138/30/20139/17/2013
5/14/2013quarterly$0.351.43%5/21/20135/31/20136/18/2013
2/21/2013quarterly$0.311.27%2/26/20132/28/20133/19/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.71%
Insider Trades by Quarter for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/31/2017Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell2,146$171.89$368,875.94View SEC Filing  
1/12/2017Maurizio NicolelliCFOSell20,429$167.75$3,426,964.75View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017James J McgonigleDirectorSell3,000$170.20$510,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Joseph E Laird JrDirectorSell3,085$170.00$524,450.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017James J McgonigleDirectorSell2,845$165.94$472,099.30View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016Rachel Rebecca SternSVPSell1,065$158.79$169,111.35View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016Frederick Philip SnowCEOSell6,250$158.22$988,875.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
Latest Headlines for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)
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DateHeadline
bloomberg.com logoStock Traders Gain New Bellwether for Analyzing Brexit Talks (NYSE:FDS)
www.bloomberg.com - March 22 at 3:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFactSet Acquires Financial Analytics Firm BISAM for $205.2M (NYSE:FDS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 5:22 PM
streetinsider.com logoFactset Research Systems (FDS) Acquires BISAM Technologies for $205.2M - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:FDS)
www.streetinsider.com - March 20 at 7:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFactSet Acquires BISAM, Leading Performance Measurement Provider and Risk Management Thought Leader (NYSE:FDS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7:03 am FactSet acquires BISAM Technologies from Aquiline Capital Partners & company insiders for $205.2 mln (NYSE:FDS)
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:28 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Completion of Acquisitio (NYSE:FDS)
biz.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:28 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Aquiline Sells Compliance Technology Provider to FactSet for $205.2 Million (NYSE:FDS)
www.wsj.com - March 20 at 7:28 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoA Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (NYSE:FDS)
feeds.benzinga.com - March 20 at 5:05 PM
News IconFactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research (NYSE:FDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 2:54 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFactSet: The Virtuous Cycle (NYSE:FDS)
seekingalpha.com - March 13 at 11:48 AM
News IconFactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:FDS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 3:49 PM
nasdaq.com logoFactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 24 ... (NYSE:FDS)
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 5:10 PM
fool.com logoSorry, Wall Street Analysts, but You're Just Not Very Good at Your Job (NYSE:FDS)
www.fool.com - February 22 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrimble Navigation (TRMB) Earnings Beat Estimates in Q4 (NYSE:FDS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNarrative Science and FactSet Unveil Alliance for Investment Management Firms (NYSE:FDS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 5:41 PM
streetinsider.com logoFactset Research Systems (FDS) Declares $0.50 Quarterly Dividend; 1.1% Yield (NYSE:FDS)
www.streetinsider.com - February 6 at 11:23 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFactSet - Great Business, I Just Wish It Was Cheaper (NYSE:FDS)
seekingalpha.com - February 6 at 11:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFactSet Declares Dividend (NYSE:FDS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 11:23 AM
thestreet.com logoSpanish Lenders Deliver Mixed Fourth-Quarter Earnings (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:43 PM
streetinsider.com logoFactset Research Systems (FDS) to Acquire Interactive Data Managed Solutions from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) (NYSE:FDS)
www.streetinsider.com - January 28 at 4:55 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:04 am FactSet to acquire Interactive Data Managed Solutions from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:52 PM
marketwatch.com logoApple earnings: iPhone 7 could break streak of shrinking sales (NYSE:FDS)
www.marketwatch.com - January 27 at 6:52 PM
thestreet.com logoStanley Black & Decker Fourth-Quarter Profit Falls; Firm Cites Strong Dollar (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 11:36 PM
marketwatch.com logoRoyal Caribbean shares rise on earnings beat, strong guidance (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 11:36 PM
marketwatch.com logoStarbucks shares fall after same-store sales miss (NYSE:FDS)
www.marketwatch.com - January 26 at 6:35 PM
nasdaq.com logoReilly Financial Advisors, Llc Buys FactSet Research Systems Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc, Alibaba ... (NYSE:FDS)
www.nasdaq.com - January 25 at 6:35 PM
marketwatch.com logoBoeing's stock surges after profit and sales rise beat expectations (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 6:35 PM
thestreet.com logoChili's Parent Brinker Posts Second-Quarter Miss, Lowers Guidance (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 6:35 PM
marketwatch.com logoKimberly-Clark earnings beat expectations, raises dividend (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 24 at 5:51 PM
marketwatch.com logoLockheed Martin's stock falls after downbeat outlook offsets profit and sales beat (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 24 at 5:51 PM
marketwatch.com logoMcDonald’s reports same-store sales strength in Asia as U.S. struggles (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 23 at 5:32 PM
marketwatch.com logoTravelers earnings: Here’s what to expect (NYSE:FDS)
www.marketwatch.com - January 23 at 5:32 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFactSet Expands Multi-Asset Class Analytics, Performance, and Risk Solutions with Axioma Strategic Relationship (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 5:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFinalists Announced For 2016 ETF.com Awards (NYSE:FDS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 5:53 PM
marketwatch.com logoGeneral Electric earnings: Here’s what to expect (NYSE:FDS)
www.marketwatch.com - January 17 at 5:53 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC Financials (NYSE:FDS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 13 at 5:52 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS)

What is FactSet Research Systems' stock symbol?

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

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 Monday, February 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Tuesday, March 21st. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 24th.

How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, June, 28th. The company reported $1.64 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.61 by $0.03. The company earned $287.50 million during the quarter. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 30.18% and a return on equity of 51.90%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.46 earnings per share.

When will FactSet Research Systems make its next earnings announcement?

FactSet Research Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 28th 2017.

What guidance has FactSet Research Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

FactSet Research Systems updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.78-1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.73. The company issued revenue guidance of $293-298 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $295.75 million.

Where is FactSet Research Systems' stock going? Where will FactSet Research Systems' stock price be in 2017?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for FactSet Research Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $126.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate FactSet Research Systems' share price to reach $164.50 in the next year.

Who owns FactSet Research Systems stock?

FactSet Research Systems' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (7.51%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (2.93%), State Street Corp (2.58%), Janus Capital Management LLC (2.21%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (1.62%) and Investec Asset Management LTD (1.40%). Company insiders that own FactSet Research Systems stock include Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph E Laird Jr, Joseph E Laird, Jr, Mark J Hale, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli, Peter G Walsh, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Scott A Billeadeau and Walter F Siebecker.

Who sold FactSet Research Systems stock? Who is selling FactSet Research Systems stock?

FactSet Research Systems' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, State Street Corp, Brown Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas and Credit Agricole S A. Company insiders that have sold FactSet Research Systems stock in the last year include Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph E Laird Jr, Mark J Hale, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli and Rachel Rebecca Stern.

Who bought FactSet Research Systems stock? Who is buying FactSet Research Systems stock?

FactSet Research Systems' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Janus Capital Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Investec Asset Management LTD, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Menta Capital LLC.

How do I buy FactSet Research Systems stock?

Shares of FactSet Research Systems can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of FactSet Research Systems stock cost?

One share of FactSet Research Systems stock can currently be purchased for approximately $176.75.

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