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NYSE:FDSFactSet Research Systems Stock Price, Forecast & News

+3.61 (+1.04 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $350.98
50-Day Range
MA: $311.68
52-Week Range
Now: $350.98
Volume191,300 shs
Average Volume290,307 shs
Market Capitalization$13.29 billion
P/E Ratio36.18
Dividend Yield0.88%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.33 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.44 billion
Cash Flow$11.75 per share
Book Value$20.94 per share


Net Income$352.79 million


Market Cap$13.29 billion
Next Earnings Date9/24/2020 (Estimated)

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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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FDS stock has increased by 37.7% and is now trading at $350.98. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of FactSet Research Systems?

14 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 10 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for FactSet Research Systems.

When is FactSet Research Systems' next earnings date?

FactSet Research Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 24th 2020. View our earnings forecast for FactSet Research Systems.

How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June, 25th. The business services provider reported $2.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.42. The business services provider earned $374.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $376.35 million. FactSet Research Systems had a return on equity of 57.06% and a net margin of 25.45%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.62 EPS. View FactSet Research Systems' earnings history.

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 Wednesday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Thursday, June 18th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 28th. This is a boost from FactSet Research Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.72. View FactSet Research Systems' dividend history.

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, June, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $10.40-10.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $9.99. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.485-1.49 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.49 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FDS?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for FactSet Research Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $230.00 to $310.00. On average, they anticipate FactSet Research Systems' stock price to reach $273.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 22.1%. View analysts' price targets for FactSet Research Systems.

Has FactSet Research Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about FDS stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a daily sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories 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 stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about FactSet Research Systems.

Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,180,000 shares, a drop of 11.7% from the June 15th total of 2,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 291,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.5 days. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), PepsiCo (PEP), BlackRock (BLK), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Boeing (BA), IBM (IBM) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are FactSet Research Systems' key executives?

FactSet Research Systems' management team includes the following 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)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.36%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.15%), Bath Savings Trust Co (0.10%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Whittier Trust Co. (0.01%). 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, Laurie Siegel, Matthew J Mcnulty, Philip A Hadley, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams, Scott A Billeadeau and Sheila B Jordan. 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bath Savings Trust Co, and Capital Investment Services of America Inc.. Company insiders that have sold FactSet Research Systems company stock in the last year include Franck AR Gossieaux, Frederick Philip Snow, 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. View insider buying and selling activity for FactSet Research Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying FactSet Research Systems stock?

FDS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cullinan Associates Inc., TRUE Private Wealth Advisors, Private Trust Co. NA, Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., and Whittier Trust Co.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $350.98.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $13.29 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.

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 7/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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