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NYSE:FDSFactSet Research Systems Stock Price, Forecast & News

$253.11
-9.20 (-3.51 %)
(As of 04/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$249.13
Now: $253.11
$262.49
50-Day Range
$204.55
MA: $266.69
$308.66
52-Week Range
$195.22
Now: $253.11
$310.25
Volume310,526 shs
Average Volume569,414 shs
Market Capitalization$9.60 billion
P/E Ratio26.81
Dividend Yield1.10%
Beta0.82
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.48 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP30307510
Phone203-810-1000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$11.33 per share
Book Value$18.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$352.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,681
Market Cap$9.60 billion
Next Earnings Date6/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 decreased by 0.7% and is now trading at $253.11. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of FactSet Research Systems?

11 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 7 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for FactSet Research Systems.

When is FactSet Research Systems' next earnings date?

FactSet Research Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for FactSet Research Systems.

How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 26th. The business services provider reported $2.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.49 by $0.06. The business services provider earned $369.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $370.02 million. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 25.01% and a return on equity of 58.78%. The business's revenue was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.42 EPS. View FactSet Research Systems' earnings history.

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, February 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Thursday, March 19th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 27th. View FactSet Research Systems' dividend history.

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

FactSet Research Systems updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $9.85-10.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.49-1.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.49 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FDS?

11 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for FactSet Research Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $215.00 to $270.00. On average, they expect FactSet Research Systems' share price to reach $241.30 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.7%. View analysts' price targets for FactSet Research Systems.

Has FactSet Research Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FDS stock have been trending very negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutFactSet Research Systems.

Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 2,740,000 shares, a drop of 9.9% from the February 13th total of 3,040,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 360,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.6 days. Approximately 7.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View FactSet Research Systems' Current Options Chain.

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), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), PepsiCo (PEP), Tesla (TSLA), BlackRock (BLK), IBM (IBM) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bath Savings Trust Co (0.10%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.05%) and First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.01%). Company insiders that own FactSet Research Systems stock include Brian G Daly, Franck AR Gossieaux, Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, John W Wiseman, Joseph Zimmel, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli, Philip A Hadley, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams and Scott A Billeadeau. View institutional ownership trends for FactSet Research Systems.

Which institutional investors are selling FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bath Savings Trust Co, and First Financial Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have sold FactSet Research Systems company stock in the last year include Brian G Daly, Franck AR Gossieaux, Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph Zimmel, Philip A Hadley, Robin Ann Abrams, and Scott A Billeadeau. View insider buying and selling activity for FactSet Research Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cullinan Associates Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for FactSet Research Systems.

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 $253.11.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $9.60 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. View additional information about FactSet Research Systems.

What is FactSet Research Systems' official website?

The official website for FactSet Research Systems is http://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 4/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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