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FactSet Research Systems - FDS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$454.23
+1.38 (+0.30%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$450.52
$456.12
50-Day Range
$348.71
$454.23
52-Week Range
$345.92
$495.39
Volume
139,436 shs
Average Volume
271,765 shs
Market Capitalization
$17.25 billion
P/E Ratio
44.58
Dividend Yield
0.79%
Price Target
$416.25

FactSet Research Systems MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.91 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.4% Downside
$416.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.80% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.18
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.43mentions of FactSet Research Systems in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.48 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.05%
From $13.48 to $14.70 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.55 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

71st out of 337 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

16th out of 67 stocks

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About FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Stock

FactSet Research Systems Inc., a financial data and analytics company, provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment community in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company delivers insight and information through the workflow solutions of research, analytics and trading, content and technology solutions, and wealth. It serves portfolio managers, investment banks, asset managers, wealth advisors, corporate clients, and other financial services entities. FactSet Research Systems Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on FDS shares. StockNews.com downgraded FactSet Research Systems from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Sunday, June 26th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lifted their price target on FactSet Research Systems from $418.00 to $463.00 in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Barclays cut their price target on FactSet Research Systems from $550.00 to $440.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 24th. Credit Suisse Group cut their price target on FactSet Research Systems from $475.00 to $390.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 24th. Finally, Redburn Partners started coverage on FactSet Research Systems in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. They issued a "sell" rating for the company. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $416.25.

FactSet Research Systems Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE:FDS traded up $1.38 during trading on Thursday, reaching $454.23. 139,439 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 271,765. The firm's fifty day simple moving average is $398.99 and its 200 day simple moving average is $404.50. The stock has a market cap of $17.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 44.50, a PEG ratio of 3.32 and a beta of 0.80. FactSet Research Systems has a 12-month low of $345.92 and a 12-month high of $495.39. The company has a current ratio of 2.12, a quick ratio of 2.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 23rd. The business services provider reported $3.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.18 by $0.58. The business had revenue of $488.75 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $476.06 million. FactSet Research Systems had a return on equity of 44.24% and a net margin of 22.41%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.72 EPS. As a group, research analysts anticipate that FactSet Research Systems will post 13.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

FactSet Research Systems Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.89 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 30th. This represents a $3.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.78%. FactSet Research Systems's payout ratio is currently 34.94%.

Insider Activity at FactSet Research Systems

In related news, CEO Frederick Philip Snow sold 2,500 shares of FactSet Research Systems stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $370.95, for a total value of $927,375.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 3,988 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,479,348.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In related news, CEO Frederick Philip Snow sold 2,500 shares of FactSet Research Systems stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $370.95, for a total value of $927,375.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 3,988 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,479,348.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Jonathan Reeve sold 335 shares of FactSet Research Systems stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $401.55, for a total value of $134,519.25. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 111 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $44,572.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 11,407 shares of company stock worth $4,482,202 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 0.83% of the company's stock.

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FDS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/16 Dividend
5/27/2022
Dividend Payable
6/16/2022
Last Earnings
6/23/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
8/30/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/27/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-Industry
Application Software
CUSIP
30307510
Employees
10,892
Year Founded
1978

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$416.25
High Stock Price Forecast
$500.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$338.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-8.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.91
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$399.59 million
Pretax Margin
25.37%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.59 billion
Cash Flow
$14.48 per share
Book Value
$26.90 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
37,665,000
Market Cap
$17.25 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.80

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Frederick Philip SnowMr. Frederick Philip Snow (Age 58)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.97M
  • Mr. Gene D. FernandezMr. Gene D. Fernandez (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & CTO
    Comp: $954.36k
  • Ms. Rachel Rebecca SternMs. Rachel Rebecca Stern (Age 57)
    Chief Legal Officer, Global Head of Strategic Resources, Exec. VP & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $901.36k
  • Mr. Goran SkokoMr. Goran Skoko (Age 61)
    Exec. VP, MD of EMEA & Asia Pacific and Head of Research & Advisory Solutions
    Comp: $1.07M
  • Ms. Helen L. Shan (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & Chief Revenue Officer
    Comp: $1.11M
  • Ms. Linda S. Huber (Age 63)
    Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Gregory T. Moskoff (Age 51)
    Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Kendra Brown
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Daniel Viens (Age 65)
    Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Christopher Ellis
    Head of Strategic Initiatives













FDS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell FactSet Research Systems stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FactSet Research Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" FDS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FDS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is FactSet Research Systems' stock price forecast for 2022?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for FactSet Research Systems' stock. Their FDS share price forecasts range from $338.00 to $500.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $416.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.4%.
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How have FDS shares performed in 2022?

FactSet Research Systems' stock was trading at $486.01 at the beginning of the year. Since then, FDS stock has decreased by 6.5% and is now trading at $454.23.
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Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 682,100 shares, an increase of 6.8% from the July 15th total of 638,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 256,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days.
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When is FactSet Research Systems' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 27th 2022.
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How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) issued its earnings results on Thursday, June, 23rd. The business services provider reported $3.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.18 by $0.58. The business services provider had revenue of $488.75 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $476.06 million. FactSet Research Systems had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 44.24% and a net margin of 22.41%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.72 earnings per share.

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 Friday, August 5th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.89 per share on Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $3.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 30th.
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Is FactSet Research Systems a good dividend stock?

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) pays an annual dividend of $3.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.79%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 25 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 34.94%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FDS will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.22% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has FactSet Research Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

FactSet Research Systems issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $12.75-$13.15 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $13.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.80 billion-$1.83 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.81 billion.

What is Phil Snow's approval rating as FactSet Research Systems' CEO?

757 employees have rated FactSet Research Systems Chief Executive Officer Phil Snow on Glassdoor.com. Phil Snow has an approval rating of 89% among the company's employees.

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), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Tesla (TSLA).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (5.05%), State Street Corp (4.95%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.32%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.00%), Fiera Capital Corp (1.16%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Franck AR Gossieaux, Frederick Philip Snow, Gene D Fernandez, Goran Skoko, Gray Mars Venus Trust, Arizona, James J Mcgonigle, Jonathan Reeve, Joseph Zimmel, Laurie Siegel, Malcolm Frank, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams, Scott A Billeadeau and Sheila B Jordan.
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How do I buy shares of FactSet Research Systems?

Shares of FDS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is FactSet Research Systems' stock price today?

One share of FDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $454.23.

How much money does FactSet Research Systems make?

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) has a market capitalization of $17.25 billion and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $399.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $10.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does FactSet Research Systems have?

The company employs 10,892 workers across the globe.

Does FactSet Research Systems have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of FactSet Research Systems: BI-SAM Inc, BI-SAM Limited, BI-SAM Technologies, BI-SAM Technologies S.A.S, BTU Analytics, BTU Analytics LLC, Bravo Consult EOOD, CUSIP Global Services, CYMBA Technologies Limited, Cabot Investment Technology Inc., CallStreet, Cobalt Software, Code Red, Code Red Inc, Cymba Technologies Limited, DealMaven, Derivative Solutions, Eurospectus, FDSG, FactSet (UAE) LTD, FactSet Benelux B.V., FactSet Brasil Consultoria Ltda, FactSet Canada Inc., FactSet China Co. Ltd., FactSet Data Systems Inc., FactSet Digital Solutions LLC, FactSet Digital Solutions Ltd., FactSet Digital Solutions Oy, FactSet Europe Limited, FactSet Europe S.à.r.l., FactSet France Inc., FactSet France S.a.r.l, FactSet GmbH, FactSet Hong Kong Limited, FactSet Ireland Limited, FactSet Italia S.R.l., FactSet JCF, FactSet Limited, FactSet Mergerstat LLC, FactSet Pacific Inc., FactSet Philippines Inc., FactSet Research Limited, FactSet Research Systems South Africa Pty. Ltd., FactSet Singapore Pte. Ltd., FactSet Spain SL, FactSet Sweden AB, FactSet Switzerland AG, FactSet Systems India Private Limited, FactSet UK Limited, FinAnalytica Inc., Innovative Systems Techniques, Insyte, Interactive Data Managed Solutions, JCF, LionShares, LionShares Europe S.A.S., Market Metrics, Matrix Solutions Inc, Mergerstat, P.A.N. Securities L.P., PTS NET LLC, Portware, Portware International LLC, Portware LLC, Revere Data LLC, SIA FactSet Latvia, Stream VPN, StreetAccount, StreetAccount LLC, TruValue Labs, TruValue Labs Inc., TrueCourse, Vermilion Holdings Limited, Vermilion Software Inc., Vermilion Software Limited, and Vermilion Software Ltd..
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When was FactSet Research Systems founded?

FactSet Research Systems was founded in 1978.

How can I contact FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems' mailing address is 45 GLOVER AVENUE, NORWALK CT, 06850. The official website for the company is www.factset.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (203) 810-1000, via email at rima.hyder@factset.com, or via fax at 203-810-1001.

This page (NYSE:FDS) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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