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FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. It delivers insight and information to financial investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies. The company integrates datasets and analytics across asset classes, and supports the workflow of buy-side and sell-side clients. 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, including quotes, estimates, news, and commentary, as well as offers unique and third-party content through desktop, wireless, and off-platform solutions. It serves portfolio managers, wealth managers, research and performance analysts, risk managers, research professionals, investment bankers, and fixed income professionals. FactSet Research Systems Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Trailing P/E Ratio24.99
Forward P/E Ratio23.31
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.22 billion
Price / Sales6.31
Cash Flow$8.6151 per share
Price / Cash22.94
Book Value$14.27 per share
Price / Book13.85
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.31
Net Income$258.25 million
Return on Equity54.00%
Return on Assets22.06%
FactSet (NYSE:FDS) Frequently Asked Questions
What is FactSet's stock symbol?
FactSet trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FDS."
How often does FactSet pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FactSet?
FactSet declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.64 per share on Tuesday, June 19th. This represents a $2.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 30th. This is an increase from FactSet's previous quarterly dividend of $0.56. View FactSet's Dividend History.
How will FactSet's stock buyback program work?
FactSet announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, March 28th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.
How were FactSet's earnings last quarter?
FactSet (NYSE:FDS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 27th. The business services provider reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.06 by $0.06. The business services provider had revenue of $335.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $333.78 million. FactSet had a return on equity of 54.00% and a net margin of 19.07%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.81 earnings per share. View FactSet's Earnings History.
When is FactSet's next earnings date?
What guidance has FactSet issued on next quarter's earnings?
FactSet updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.35-8.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.35. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.34-1.36 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.35 billion.
What price target have analysts set for FDS?
13 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for FactSet's shares. Their forecasts range from $175.00 to $214.00. On average, they expect FactSet's share price to reach $192.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for FactSet.
Who are some of FactSet's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to FactSet include Red Hat Software (RHT), Twitter (TWTR), Weibo (WB), IHS Markit (INFO), Snap (SNAP), 58.com (WUBA), Match Group (MTCH), Yandex (YNDX), LINE (LN), TripAdvisor (TRIP), Sabre (SABR), The Stars Group (TSG), Interxion (INXN), Wix.com (WIX) and GDS (GDS).
Who are FactSet's key executives?
FactSet's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Philip A. Hadley, Exec. Chairman (Age 56)
- Mr. Frederick Philip Snow, CEO & Director (Age 54)
- Mr. Maurizio Nicolelli, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 50)
- Mr. John W. Wiseman, Exec. VP and Global Head of Sales & Client Solutions (Age 49)
- Mr. Edward Baker-Greene, Chief HR Officer & Sr. VP (Age 55)
Has FactSet been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about FDS stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FactSet earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.53 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
Who are FactSet's major shareholders?
FactSet's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.53%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (7.66%), Bamco Inc. NY (7.45%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.17%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.17%) and Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (2.80%). Company insiders that own FactSet stock include Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph E Laird Jr, Mark J Hale, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Scott A Billeadeau and Scott G Miller. View Institutional Ownership Trends for FactSet.
Which institutional investors are selling FactSet stock?
FDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Bamco Inc. NY, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Citigroup Inc., Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold FactSet company stock in the last year include Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph E Laird Jr, Mark J Hale, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli, Philip A Hadley, Scott A Billeadeau and Scott G Miller. View Insider Buying and Selling for FactSet.
Which institutional investors are buying FactSet stock?
FDS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, BlackRock Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Stevens Capital Management LP and Fiera Capital Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for FactSet.
How do I buy shares of FactSet?
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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is FactSet's stock price today?
One share of FDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $197.63.
How big of a company is FactSet?
FactSet has a market capitalization of $7.71 billion and generates $1.22 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $258.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.31 on an earnings per share basis. FactSet employs 9,074 workers across the globe.
How can I contact FactSet?
FactSet's mailing address is 601 MERRITT 7, NORWALK CT, 06851. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 203-810-1000 or via email at [email protected]
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FactSet (NYSE:FDS) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
13 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for FactSet in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $192.75, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 2.47%. The high price target for FDS is $214.00 and the low price target for FDS is $175.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||1.92||1.93||2.08||2.20|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||2 Sell Rating(s)|
10 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|2 Sell Rating(s)|
11 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
10 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$192.75||$190.2308||$181.6667||$176.80|
|Price Target Upside: ||2.47% downside||3.05% downside||9.73% downside||7.60% downside|
FactSet (NYSE:FDS) Consensus Price Target History
FactSet (NYSE:FDS) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/21/2016 forward)
FactSet (NYSE:FDS) Dividend Information
FactSet pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.13%. FDS's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Tuesday, June 19. The company has grown its dividend for the last 12 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 12.80% each year. FactSet pays out 30.64% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||12.80% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||30.64% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
26.42% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
23.58% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
26.00% (Based on Cash Flow)
|Track Record:||12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
FactSet (NYSE:FDS) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
FactSet (NYSE FDS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.42%
FactSet (NYSE FDS) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|4/13/2018||Maurizio Nicolelli||CFO||Sell||5,675||$198.00||$1,123,650.00||9,129|| |
|4/13/2018||Scott A Billeadeau||Director||Sell||1,500||$197.55||$296,325.00||500|| |
|1/23/2018||Mark J Hale||COO||Sell||48,001||$198.43||$9,524,838.43||6,268|| |
|1/12/2018||Matthew J Mcnulty||VP||Sell||1,000||$198.00||$198,000.00||2,848|| |
|1/8/2018||James J Mcgonigle||Director||Sell||1,186||$193.92||$229,989.12||22,754|| |
|1/3/2018||Scott A Billeadeau||Director||Sell||2,419||$192.30||$465,173.70||4,419|| |
|12/29/2017||Matthew J Mcnulty||VP||Sell||1,400||$192.70||$269,780.00|| |
|12/29/2017||Matthew J Mcnulty||VP||Sell||1,400||$192.70||$269,780.00||3,248|| |
|10/2/2017||Frederick Philip Snow||CEO||Sell||7,334||$181.24||$1,329,214.16||11,262|| |
|10/2/2017||Matthew J Mcnulty||VP||Sell||1,049||$181.00||$189,869.00||2,499|| |
|9/29/2017||Mark J Hale||COO||Sell||9,458||$180.34||$1,705,655.72||11,314|| |
|7/13/2017||Philip A Hadley||Director||Sell||43,842||$163.87||$7,184,388.54||666,494|| |
|7/12/2017||Philip A Hadley||Chairman||Sell||38,942||$163.83||$6,379,867.86||666,494|| |
|7/5/2017||Philip A Hadley||Director||Sell||5,983||$165.55||$990,485.65||705,436|| |
|7/3/2017||Philip A Hadley||Director||Sell||100,017||$168.99||$16,901,872.83||761,436|| |
|6/21/2017||Scott G Miller||EVP||Sell||17,074||$165.78||$2,830,527.72||15,045|| |
|6/13/2017||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$166.00||$166,000.00||9,000|| |
|4/17/2017||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$160.00||$160,000.00||10,000|| |
|1/31/2017||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||2,146||$171.89||$368,875.94||7,000|| |
|1/12/2017||Maurizio Nicolelli||CFO||Sell||20,429||$167.75||$3,426,964.75||15,071|| |
|1/9/2017||James J Mcgonigle||Director||Sell||3,000||$170.20||$510,600.00||20,335|| |
|1/6/2017||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||3,085||$170.00||$524,450.00||2,500|| |
|1/4/2017||James J Mcgonigle||Director||Sell||2,845||$165.94||$472,099.30||21,680|| |
|10/10/2016||Rachel Rebecca Stern||SVP||Sell||1,065||$158.79||$169,111.35||978|| |
|10/5/2016||Frederick Philip Snow||CEO||Sell||6,250||$158.22||$988,875.00||10,551|| |
|7/15/2016||Matthew J Mcnulty||VP||Sell||1,000||$167.50||$167,500.00||3,016|| |
|7/12/2016||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$165.00||$165,000.00||2,500|| |
|7/1/2016||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$161.00||$161,000.00||3,500|| |
|4/15/2016||Matthew J Mcnulty||VP||Sell||1,000||$154.00||$154,000.00||3,016|| |
|4/14/2016||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||2,500||$151.70||$379,250.00||6,000|| |
|4/14/2016||Rachel Rebecca Stern||SVP||Sell||4,583||$153.37||$702,894.71||6,304|| |
|4/13/2016||Mark J Hale||COO||Sell||1,823||$150.05||$273,541.15||4,969|| |
|4/13/2016||Maurizio Nicolelli||CFO||Sell||367||$150.53||$55,244.51||4,046|| |
|1/14/2016||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$147.50||$147,500.00||7,000|| |
|1/13/2016||Walter F. Siebecker||Director||Sell||15,137||$146.43||$2,216,510.91||25,828|| |
|1/11/2016||Scott A. Billeadeau||Director||Sell||5,000||$151.07||$755,350.00||365|| |
|1/8/2016||Joseph E. Laird, Jr.||Director||Sell||1,815||$152.08||$276,025.20||8,000|| |
|12/21/2015||Matthew J. Mcnulty||VP||Sell||1,600||$154.67||$247,472.00||2,016|| |
|12/16/2015||James J. Mcgonigle||Director||Sell||1,175||$161.13||$189,327.75||11,519|| |
|10/9/2015||Rachel Rebecca Stern||SVP||Sell||1,720||$163.00||$280,360.00||1,848|| |
|10/6/2015||Frederick Philip Snow||CEO||Sell||2,116||$159.92||$338,390.72||4,340|| |
|7/14/2015||Rachel Rebecca Stern||SVP||Sell||3,527||$163.09||$575,218.43|| |
|7/13/2015||Walter F Siebecker||Director||Sell||14,315||$162.57||$2,327,189.55|| |
|4/15/2015||Philip A Hadley||CEO||Sell||35,000||$159.34||$5,576,900.00|| |
|4/14/2015||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||2,500||$158.00||$395,000.00|| |
|4/10/2015||James J Mcgonigle||Director||Sell||3,000||$160.91||$482,730.00|| |
|4/6/2015||Scott A Billeadeau||Director||Sell||4,500||$160.26||$721,170.00|| |
|4/1/2015||Rachel Rebecca Stern||SVP||Sell||875||$160.00||$140,000.00|| |
|3/24/2015||Peter G Walsh||EVP||Sell||45,506||$157.07||$7,147,627.42|| |
|3/23/2015||Peter G Walsh||EVP||Sell||22,000||$156.87||$3,451,140.00|| |
|3/19/2015||Joseph Zimmel||Director||Sell||4,148||$156.60||$649,576.80|| |
|3/19/2015||Maurizio Nicolelli||CFO||Sell||6,670||$156.41||$1,043,254.70|| |
|3/18/2015||Michael D Frankenfield||Vice Chairman||Sell||37,570||$156.75||$5,889,097.50|| |
|1/14/2015||Maurizio Nicolelli||CFO||Sell||326||$139.82||$45,581.32|| |
|1/8/2015||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||2,000||$140.08||$280,160.00|| |
|1/8/2015||Michael D Frankenfield||EVP||Sell||10,000||$140.32||$1,403,200.00|| |
|1/6/2015||Scott A Billeadeau||Director||Sell||2,250||$137.87||$310,207.50|| |
|12/30/2014||Michael D Frankenfield||EVP||Sell||60,000||$143.61||$8,616,600.00|| |
|12/23/2014||Philip A Hadley||CEO||Sell||40,000||$143.84||$5,753,600.00|| |
|12/22/2014||Philip A Hadley||CEO||Sell||60,000||$142.57||$8,554,200.00|| |
|12/19/2014||Peter G Walsh||COO||Sell||80,000||$142.12||$11,369,600.00|| |
|12/17/2014||James J Mcgonigle||Director||Sell||1,248||$135.49||$169,091.52|| |
|9/19/2014||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,500||$124.32||$186,480.00|| |
|7/14/2014||Maurizio Nicolelli||CFO||Sell||2,108||$120.96||$254,983.68|| |
|7/10/2014||Walter F Siebecker||Director||Sell||3,073||$119.33||$366,701.09|| |
|7/1/2014||Michael F Dichristina||Director||Sell||2,710||$120.61||$326,853.10|| |
|6/30/2014||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$120.00||$120,000.00|| |
|6/27/2014||Walter F Siebecker||Director||Sell||1,427||$118.49||$169,085.23|| |
|6/26/2014||Scott A Billeadeau||Director||Sell||2,250||$117.40||$264,150.00|| |
|6/25/2014||Michael D Frankenfield||EVP||Sell||51,594||$117.04||$6,038,561.76|| |
|6/20/2014||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$116.49||$116,490.00|| |
|4/14/2014||Joseph Laird, Jr.||Director||Sell||1,000||$103.00||$103,000.00||3,500|| |
|4/4/2014||Rachel Rebecca Stern||SVP||Sell||1,546||$108.00||$166,968.00||1,983|| |
|4/2/2014||Peter Walsh||COO||Sell||30,252||$107.95||$3,265,703.40||21,215|| |
|1/15/2014||Philip Hadley||CEO||Sell||115,000||$107.61||$12,375,150.00||839,140|| |
|1/9/2014||Charles Snyder||Director||Sell||16,597||$106.51||$1,767,746.47||2,007,848|| |
|1/2/2014||Scott Billeadeau||Director||Sell||4,500||$108.58||$488,610.00||50|| |
|10/7/2013||Peter Walsh||COO||Sell||23,000||$112.22||$2,581,060.00||35,260|| |
|9/19/2013||Joseph Laird, Jr.||Director||Sell||2,000||$110.92||$221,840.00|| |
|7/15/2013||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$107.39||$107,390.00|| |
|7/15/2013||Michael D Frankenfield||EVP||Sell||40,881||$107.16||$4,380,807.96|| |
|7/8/2013||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||1,000||$105.64||$105,640.00|| |
|7/3/2013||Kieran M Kennedy||SVP||Sell||2,031||$102.22||$207,608.82|| |
|7/2/2013||Peter G Walsh||COO||Sell||50,000||$103.23||$5,161,500.00|| |
|7/2/2013||Scott A Billeadeau||Director||Sell||4,500||$102.50||$461,250.00|| |
|7/1/2013||Joseph Zimmel||Director||Sell||18,752||$103.63||$1,943,269.76|| |
|7/1/2013||Maurizio Nicolelli||Insider||Sell||11,488||$103.18||$1,185,331.84|| |
|6/21/2013||Joseph E Laird Jr||Director||Sell||3,000||$99.87||$299,610.00|| |
|4/10/2013||Scott A Billeadeau||Director||Sell||2,950||$91.28||$269,276.00|| |
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