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FactSet Research Systems (FDS) Competitors

$408.24
-9.44 (-2.26%)
(As of 12:53 PM ET)

FDS vs. WDAY, ADSK, FICO, MSTR, ANSS, TYL, SSNC, MANH, AZPN, and GWRE

Should you be buying FactSet Research Systems stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of FactSet Research Systems include Workday (WDAY), Autodesk (ADSK), Fair Isaac (FICO), MicroStrategy (MSTR), ANSYS (ANSS), Tyler Technologies (TYL), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Manhattan Associates (MANH), Aspen Technology (AZPN), and Guidewire Software (GWRE). These companies are all part of the "application software" industry.

FactSet Research Systems vs.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) and Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, media sentiment and risk.

91.2% of FactSet Research Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.8% of Workday shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of FactSet Research Systems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 20.0% of Workday shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

FactSet Research Systems presently has a consensus target price of $443.56, indicating a potential upside of 6.20%. Workday has a consensus target price of $283.96, indicating a potential upside of 34.21%. Given Workday's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Workday is more favorable than FactSet Research Systems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FactSet Research Systems
3 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.70
Workday
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
20 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.70

Workday received 1094 more outperform votes than FactSet Research Systems when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.13% of users gave Workday an outperform vote while only 42.98% of users gave FactSet Research Systems an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
FactSet Research SystemsOutperform Votes
303
42.98%
Underperform Votes
402
57.02%
WorkdayOutperform Votes
1397
65.13%
Underperform Votes
748
34.87%

FactSet Research Systems has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Workday has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Workday has higher revenue and earnings than FactSet Research Systems. FactSet Research Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Workday, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FactSet Research Systems$2.09B7.63$468.17M$12.6333.07
Workday$7.26B7.69$1.38B$5.5538.12

In the previous week, Workday had 117 more articles in the media than FactSet Research Systems. MarketBeat recorded 126 mentions for Workday and 9 mentions for FactSet Research Systems. FactSet Research Systems' average media sentiment score of 0.64 beat Workday's score of 0.02 indicating that FactSet Research Systems is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
FactSet Research Systems
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Workday
17 Very Positive mention(s)
10 Positive mention(s)
36 Neutral mention(s)
27 Negative mention(s)
4 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

FactSet Research Systems has a net margin of 22.72% compared to Workday's net margin of 19.66%. FactSet Research Systems' return on equity of 34.36% beat Workday's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FactSet Research Systems22.72% 34.36% 14.67%
Workday 19.66%6.02%2.86%

Summary

Workday beats FactSet Research Systems on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FDS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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FDS vs. The Competition

MetricFactSet Research SystemsComputer & Data IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$15.92B$75.17B$6.37B$17.46B
Dividend Yield0.90%0.72%3.04%3.53%
P/E Ratio33.0761.5538.9725.51
Price / Sales7.6377.33836.1810.12
Price / Cash23.6429.7727.2419.29
Price / Book9.834.784.555.82
Net Income$468.17M$2.47B$120.81M$975.72M
7 Day Performance-4.28%-1.33%-1.18%-1.95%
1 Month Performance0.19%2.03%0.28%1.12%
1 Year Performance7.03%11.10%6.49%21.80%

FactSet Research Systems Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WDAY
Workday
4.9839 of 5 stars
$220.91
-15.3%
$283.96
+28.5%
-2.1%$58.32B$7.26B39.8018,800Earnings Report
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
ADSK
Autodesk
4.8425 of 5 stars
$214.89
-0.1%
$270.17
+25.7%
+4.8%$46.30B$5.50B51.0413,700Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
FICO
Fair Isaac
3.7825 of 5 stars
$1,384.64
+2.3%
$1,274.33
-8.0%
+71.3%$34.21B$1.51B72.683,455Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
MSTR
MicroStrategy
2.494 of 5 stars
$1,684.84
+9.1%
$1,678.75
-0.4%
+467.8%$29.89B$496.26M-251.471,934Analyst Forecast
Gap Up
ANSS
ANSYS
3.7498 of 5 stars
$331.11
+0.9%
$320.00
-3.4%
+1.0%$28.91B$2.27B66.496,200Positive News
TYL
Tyler Technologies
4.042 of 5 stars
$492.05
+0.2%
$519.09
+5.5%
+20.8%$20.89B$1.95B111.327,300
SSNC
SS&C Technologies
4.7718 of 5 stars
$61.82
-0.2%
$70.20
+13.6%
+9.7%$15.29B$5.50B24.6326,000Short Interest ↑
MANH
Manhattan Associates
4.6376 of 5 stars
$228.13
+1.2%
$240.50
+5.4%
+23.5%$14.05B$928.72M74.554,580Analyst Downgrade
AZPN
Aspen Technology
1.6136 of 5 stars
$220.96
+0.9%
$219.50
-0.7%
+29.7%$13.99B$1.04B-502.171,014Positive News
GWRE
Guidewire Software
2.5896 of 5 stars
$120.92
-0.4%
$115.11
-4.8%
+47.6%$9.95B$905.34M-195.033,415Upcoming Earnings
Options Volume
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:FDS) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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