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

$282.29
-2.72 (-0.95 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 06:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
$281.6201
Now: $282.29
$286.13
50-Day Range
$266.56
MA: $275.32
$285.2250
52-Week Range
$188.31
Now: $282.29
$305.38
Volume466,322 shs
Average Volume273,432 shs
Market Capitalization$10.80 billion
P/E Ratio29.72
Dividend Yield1.01%
Beta1
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$1.35 billion
Cash Flow$10.1507 per share
Book Value$13.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$267.08 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,571
Market Cap$10.80 billion
Next Earnings Date9/26/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Thursday, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Thursday, September 19th. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. 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 repurchase program on Wednesday, March 28th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 3.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June, 25th. The business services provider reported $2.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.37 by $0.25. The business services provider had revenue of $364.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $359.25 million. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 23.30% and a return on equity of 64.19%. The firm's revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.18 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 Thursday, September 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FactSet Research Systems.

How can I listen to FactSet Research Systems' earnings call?

FactSet Research Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, September 26th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What guidance has FactSet Research Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

FactSet Research Systems updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $9.80-9.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $9.61. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.42-1.44 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.43 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FDS?

12 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for FactSet Research Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $225.00 to $300.00. On average, they expect FactSet Research Systems' stock price to reach $251.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for FactSet Research Systems.

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

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FactSet Research Systems in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 9 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?

Media coverage about FDS stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news 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 media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines 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 effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for FactSet Research Systems.

Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,647,000 shares, an increase of 32.8% from the July 31st total of 2,747,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 435,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.4 days. Currently, 9.7% 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), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Alphabet (GOOG), Home Depot (HD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Tesla (TSLA), BlackRock (BLK), Booking (BKNG) and Intel (INTC).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.84%), BlackRock Inc. (10.84%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.93%), Bamco Inc. NY (7.61%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.22%) and Morgan Stanley (4.08%). Company insiders that own FactSet Research Systems stock include Brian G Daly, Frederick Philip Snow, James J Mcgonigle, John W Wiseman, Joseph Zimmel, Mark J Hale, 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 Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold FactSet Research Systems company stock in the last year include Brian G Daly, Frederick Philip Snow, John W Wiseman, Joseph Zimmel, Matthew J Mcnulty, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Atria Investments LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Man Group plc, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 $282.29.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $10.80 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.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 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:  247 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  569 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  816
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 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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