NYSE:FDS - FactSet Research Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$281.61 +4.80 (+1.73 %)
(As of 05/22/2019 03:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$276.81
Today's Range$277.94 - $282.42
52-Week Range$188.31 - $284.32
Volume426,500 shs
Average Volume255,044 shs
Market Capitalization$10.77 billion
P/E Ratio33.01
Dividend Yield0.92%
Beta1.14
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.35 billion
Cash Flow$10.3647 per share
Book Value$13.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$267.08 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,571
Market Cap$10.77 billion
Next Earnings Date6/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Tuesday, June 18th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 30th. This is a positive change from FactSet Research Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.64. View FactSet Research Systems' Dividend History.

How will FactSet Research Systems' stock buyback program work?

FactSet Research Systems announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, March 28th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March, 26th. The business services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.34 by $0.08. The business services provider earned $354.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $356.46 million. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 22.45% and a return on equity of 64.58%. FactSet Research Systems's revenue was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.12 EPS. 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 25th 2019. 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.50-9.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $9.55. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.41-1.45, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.44 billion.FactSet Research Systems also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $9.50-9.65 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FDS?

10 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for FactSet Research Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $214.00 to $275.00. On average, they anticipate FactSet Research Systems' share price to reach $238.70 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for FactSet Research Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FactSet Research Systems?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FactSet Research Systems in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for FactSet Research Systems.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about FactSet Research Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about FactSet Research Systems stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "FactSet continues to remain one of the leading providers of integrated data-related products and services to the investment community. It looks strong on the back of higher organic revenues, increase in annual subscription value and robust global network. Acquisitions have been a key growth catalyst. The company’s efforts to reward its shareholders through share buybacks and dividend payments are appreciable. The company has outperformed the industry’s growth in the past year. Despite such positives, FactSet continues to face stiff competition from other players providing financial market data, analytics and related services, in the market. While multiple acquisitions increase the company’s exposure to integration risks, global presence makes it vulnerable to foreign currency risk. High debt may limit the company’s future expansion and worsen its risk profile." (2/21/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Our Neutral rating on FactSet is based on our concerns regarding the potential impact from recent economic volatility on Financial Services spending. The company is working to offset weakness in its core business with growth from new services. We expect future quarters to provide better visibility on the possible timing of a reacceleration of organic growth rates that could come from large contracts and further color on margin expansion. Valuation Summary Our PT is $209 based on 22x our 2019 non-GAAP EPS estimate." (1/13/2019)

Has FactSet Research Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FDS stock have been trending neutral on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Walt Disney (DIS), Alphabet (GOOG), Home Depot (HD), PepsiCo (PEP), Tesla (TSLA), Medtronic (MDT), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are FactSet Research Systems' key executives?

FactSet Research Systems' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are FactSet Research Systems' major shareholders?

FactSet Research Systems' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.31%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (7.75%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.26%), Morgan Stanley (4.56%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.61%) and Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.17%). Company insiders that own FactSet Research Systems stock include Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, John W Wiseman, Joseph E Laird Jr, Joseph Zimmel, Mark J Hale, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli, Philip A Hadley, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams, 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 Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Jane Street Group LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold FactSet Research Systems company stock in the last year include Frederick Philip Snow, John W Wiseman, Joseph Zimmel, Matthew J Mcnulty, Maurizio Nicolelli, Philip A Hadley, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams 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 Voya Investment Management LLC, Ronna Sue Cohen, BlackRock Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ellis Investment Partners LLC and Ellis Investment Partners LLC. 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 $281.61.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $10.77 billion and generates $1.35 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $267.08 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.53 on an earnings per share basis. FactSet Research Systems employs 9,571 workers across the globe.

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 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 (NYSE FDS)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  232 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  542 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  774
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This page was last updated on 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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