NYSE:FDS - FactSet Research Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$213.03 -2.76 (-1.28 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 03:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$215.79
Today's Range$212.44 - $216.00
52-Week Range$155.09 - $217.36
Volume225,700 shs
Average Volume303,008 shs
Market Capitalization$8.35 billion
P/E Ratio29.14
Dividend Yield1.20%
FactSet Research Systems logoFactSet 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.94
Current Ratio2.53
Quick Ratio2.53


Trailing P/E Ratio29.14
Forward P/E Ratio25.12
P/E Growth2.23

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.22 billion
Price / Sales6.81
Cash Flow$8.5795 per share
Price / Cash24.83
Book Value$14.27 per share
Price / Book14.93


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.31
Net Income$258.25 million
Net Margins19.07%
Return on Equity54.00%
Return on Assets22.06%


Outstanding Shares39,020,000

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Frequently Asked Questions

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, May 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.64 per share on Tuesday, June 19th. This represents a $2.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 30th. This is a positive change from FactSet Research Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.56. View FactSet Research Systems' Dividend History.

How will FactSet Research Systems' stock buyback program work?

FactSet Research Systems announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, March 28th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 3.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) issued its quarterly 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 Research Systems had a net margin of 19.07% and a return on equity of 54.00%. FactSet Research Systems's quarterly revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.81 earnings per share. View FactSet Research Systems' Earnings History.

When is FactSet Research Systems' next earnings date?

FactSet Research Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for FactSet Research Systems.

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

FactSet Research Systems issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.35-8.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for FactSet Research Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $175.00 to $214.00. On average, they expect FactSet Research Systems' stock price to reach $192.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for FactSet Research Systems.

Who are some of FactSet Research Systems' key competitors?

Who are FactSet Research Systems' key executives?

FactSet Research Systems' 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 Research Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about FDS stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.99 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are FactSet Research Systems' major shareholders?

FactSet Research Systems' stock is owned by a variety of 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 Research Systems 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 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 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 Research Systems company stock in the last year include Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, Mark J Hale, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli, Philip A Hadley and Scott A Billeadeau. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 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 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FactSet Research Systems' stock price today?

One share of FDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $213.03.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $8.35 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 Research Systems employs 9,074 workers across the globe.

How can I contact FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems' 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for FactSet Research Systems (FDS)

Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  153 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  435 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  588
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FactSet Research Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FDS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FDS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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