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

$295.06
-4.53 (-1.51 %)
(As of 02/25/2020 07:49 AM ET)
Today's Range
$290.74
Now: $295.06
$297.49
50-Day Range
$264.88
MA: $284.21
$308.66
52-Week Range
$228.43
Now: $295.06
$310.25
Volume230,065 shs
Average Volume319,093 shs
Market Capitalization$11.18 billion
P/E Ratio31.62
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$11.57 per share
Book Value$17.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$352.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,681
Market Cap$11.18 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Thursday, March 19th. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 27th. View FactSet Research Systems' Dividend History.

How will FactSet Research Systems' stock buyback program work?

FactSet Research Systems announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, March 28th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 3.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 19th. The business services provider reported $2.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.42 by $0.16. The business services provider had revenue of $366.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $367.42 million. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 24.99% and a return on equity of 60.69%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.35 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, 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 earnings per share 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 expect FactSet Research Systems' share price to reach $241.83 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.0%. 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?

Press coverage about FDS stock has trended neutral on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for FactSet Research Systems.

Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a increase in short interest in 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 daily volume of 321,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 11.5 days. Currently, 9.9% 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), 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bamco Inc. NY (7.51%), 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%) and Bank of America Corp DE (2.19%). 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, Janus Henderson Group PLC, AXA, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, First Trust Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., State Street Corp and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp. 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 purchased 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 $295.06.

How big of a company is FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems has a market capitalization of $11.18 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 2/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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