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FactSet Research Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

$318.20
-2.44 (-0.76 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$315.89
Now: $318.20
$320.94
50-Day Range
$320.64
MA: $336.99
$351.71
52-Week Range
$195.22
Now: $318.20
$363.64
Volume173,916 shs
Average Volume190,180 shs
Market Capitalization$12.08 billion
P/E Ratio32.34
Dividend Yield0.97%
Beta0.77
FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment and corporate communities in the Americas, EMEA, 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 a range of financial professionals, which include portfolio managers, investment research professionals, investment bankers, risk and performance analysts, wealth advisors, and corporate clients. FactSet Research Systems Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.25 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
CUSIP30307510
Phone203-810-1000
Employees10,484

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 billion
Cash Flow$13.18 per share
Book Value$25.08 per share

Profitability

Net Income$372.94 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$12.08 billion
Next Earnings Date3/25/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$318.20
-2.44 (-0.76 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FDS stock has increased by 24.8% and is now trading at $318.20.
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Is FactSet Research Systems a buy right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FactSet Research Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 7 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" FactSet Research Systems stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than FactSet Research Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given FactSet Research Systems a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but FactSet Research Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is FactSet Research Systems' next earnings date?

FactSet Research Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 25th 2021.
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How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, December, 20th. The business services provider reported $2.88 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.74 by $0.14. The business services provider earned $388.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $387.62 million. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 25.08% and a return on equity of 51.42%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.58 EPS.
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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 Thursday, November 5th. Investors of record on Monday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Thursday, December 17th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 27th.
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Is FactSet Research Systems a good dividend stock?

FactSet Research Systems pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.97%. The dividend payout ratio of FactSet Research Systems is 28.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FactSet Research Systems will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.99% next year. This indicates that FactSet Research Systems 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 updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.75-11.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $11.01. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.57-1.585 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.58 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FDS?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for FactSet Research Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $240.00 to $315.00. On average, they expect FactSet Research Systems' stock price to reach $291.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.5%.
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Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 776,900 shares, a drop of 31.9% from the December 15th total of 1,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 228,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 2.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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), The Walt Disney (DIS), The Home Depot (HD), Alphabet (GOOG), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are FactSet Research Systems' key executives?

FactSet Research Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Frederick Philip Snow, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $1.72M)
  • Ms. Helen L. Shan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $960.43k)
  • Ms. Rachel Rebecca Stern, Chief Legal Officer, Global Head of Strategic Resources, Exec. VP & Corp. Sec. (Age 55, Pay $831.69k)
  • Mr. Goran Skoko, Exec. VP, MD of EMEA & Asia Pacific and Head of Wealth Solutions (Age 59, Pay $969.33k)
  • Mr. Gene D. Fernandez, Exec. VP and Chief Technology & Product Officer (Age 53, Pay $854.94k)
  • Mr. Gregory T. Moskoff, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Demetry Zilberg, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Cindy Finkelman, Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Rima Hyder, Head of Investor & Media Relations (Age 44)
  • Ms. Lisa Knoll, Sr. VP & Head of Marketing

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 shareholders include Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.38%), Raub Brock Capital Management LP (0.21%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.14%), Bath Savings Trust Co (0.10%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.06%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%). Company insiders that own FactSet Research Systems stock include Brian G Daly, Franck AR Gossieaux, Frederick Philip Snow, Goran Skoko, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph Zimmel, Laurie Siegel, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams, Scott A Billeadeau and Sheila B Jordan.
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Which major investors are selling FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raub Brock Capital Management LP, NuWave Investment Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Bath Savings Trust Co, and Raymond James Trust N.A.. Company insiders that have sold FactSet Research Systems company stock in the last year include Frederick Philip Snow, Goran Skoko, James J Mcgonigle, Joseph Zimmel, Laurie Siegel, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams, Scott A Billeadeau, and Sheila B Jordan.
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Which major investors are buying FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Capital Investment Services of America Inc., Cullinan Associates Inc., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Huntington National Bank, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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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 WeBull, 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 $318.20.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $12.08 billion and generates $1.49 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $372.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $10.87 on an earnings per share basis. FactSet Research Systems employs 10,484 workers across the globe.

What is FactSet Research Systems' official website?

The official website for FactSet Research Systems is 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 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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