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

$299.54
+2.71 (+0.91 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 08:47 AM ET)
Today's Range
$296.83
Now: $299.54
$300.57
50-Day Range
$264.88
MA: $277.93
$299.54
52-Week Range
$222.03
Now: $299.54
$305.38
Volume190,614 shs
Average Volume323,323 shs
Market Capitalization$11.36 billion
P/E Ratio32.11
Dividend Yield0.96%
Beta0.97
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. Read More…

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$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$11.75 per share
Book Value$17.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$352.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,681
Market Cap$11.36 billion
Next Earnings Date3/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Friday, November 15th. Investors of record on Friday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 27th. View FactSet Research Systems' Dividend History.

How will FactSet Research Systems' stock buyback program work?

FactSet Research Systems declared 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 repurchase up to 3.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 19th. The business services provider reported $2.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.42 by $0.16. The business services provider earned $366.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $367.42 million. FactSet Research Systems had a return on equity of 60.69% and a net margin of 24.99%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.35 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, March 24th 2020. 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $9.85-$10.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $10.00. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.49-$1.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.50 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FDS?

13 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for FactSet Research Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $215.00 to $270.00. On average, they anticipate FactSet Research Systems' stock price to reach $241.83 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for FactSet Research Systems.

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

13 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 9 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for FactSet Research Systems.

Has FactSet Research Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FDS stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for FactSet Research Systems.

Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,690,000 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the January 15th total of 3,510,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 321,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.5 days. Currently, 9.9% 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), BlackRock (BLK), IBM (IBM), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Tesla (TSLA).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (7.47%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.90%), State Street Corp (3.28%), Investec Asset Management LTD (2.22%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.19%) and Fiera Capital Corp (1.20%). 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 major investors are selling FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, First Trust Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., State Street Corp, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams and Scott A Billeadeau. View Insider Buying and Selling for FactSet Research Systems.

Which major investors are buying FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, Investec Asset Management LTD, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Schroder Investment Management Group, Assetmark Inc., Bank of Montreal Can 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FactSet Research Systems' stock price today?

One share of FDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $299.54.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $11.36 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE FDS)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  614 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  888
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 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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