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

-0.32 (-0.07%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
166,300 shs
Average Volume
235,403 shs
Market Capitalization
$16.62 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

FactSet Research Systems MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
1.70 Rating Score
1.7% Upside
$443.56 Price Target
Short Interest
4.67% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.33mentions of FactSet Research Systems in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$9.08 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $15.82 to $17.37 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.41 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

36th out of 312 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

7th out of 60 stocks

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About FactSet Research Systems Stock (NYSE:FDS)

FactSet Research Systems Inc., a financial data company, provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment community in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, 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 portfolio managers, investment banks, asset managers, wealth advisors, corporate clients, and other financial services entities. FactSet Research Systems Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

FDS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/21 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 6/20 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Application Software
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
10 Analysts


Net Income
$468.17 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.09 billion
Cash Flow
$18.45 per share
Book Value
$42.47 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$16.62 billion

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FDS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell FactSet Research Systems stock right now?

10 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 7 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "reduce" FDS shares.
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What is FactSet Research Systems' stock price target for 2024?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for FactSet Research Systems' shares. Their FDS share price targets range from $352.00 to $480.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $443.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have FDS shares performed in 2024?

FactSet Research Systems' stock was trading at $477.05 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, FDS stock has decreased by 8.6% and is now trading at $436.04.
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Are investors shorting FactSet Research Systems?

FactSet Research Systems saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,780,000 shares, an increase of 8.5% from the April 15th total of 1,640,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 258,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.9 days.
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When is FactSet Research Systems' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 27th 2024.
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How were FactSet Research Systems' earnings last quarter?

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) released its earnings results on Thursday, March, 21st. The business services provider reported $4.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.83 by $0.39. The business services provider had revenue of $545.95 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $547.93 million. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 22.72% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 34.36%.

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, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $1.04 per share on Thursday, June 20th. This represents a $4.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 31st. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.98.
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Is FactSet Research Systems a good dividend stock?

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.90%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 26 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 31.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FDS will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.57% next year. This indicates that the company 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 FY24 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $15.60-$16.00 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $16.04. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.20-2.10 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.20 billion.

What is Phil Snow's approval rating as FactSet Research Systems' CEO?

757 employees have rated FactSet Research Systems Chief Executive Officer Phil Snow on Phil Snow has an approval rating of 89% among the company's employees.

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), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are FactSet Research Systems' major shareholders?

FactSet Research Systems' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.99%), Bamco Inc. NY (7.18%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (0.95%), Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.69%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.67%) and Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.65%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher R Ellis, Frederick Philip Snow, Gene D Fernandez, Goran Skoko, Gray Mars Venus Trust, Arizona, Gregory T Moskoff, John Costigan, Jonathan Reeve, Joseph Zimmel, Katherine M Stepp, Kristina W Karnovsky, Laurie Siegel, Malcolm Frank, Rachel Rebecca Stern, Robert J Robie, Robin Ann Abrams and Sheila B Jordan.
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How do I buy shares of FactSet Research Systems?

Shares of FDS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does FactSet Research Systems have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of FactSet Research Systems: BI-SAM Inc., BI-SAM Technologies, BTU Analytics, BTU Analytics LLC, Bravo Consult EOOD, CUSIP Global Services, CYMBA Technologies Limited, Cabot Investment Technology Inc., CallStreet, Cobalt Software, Cobalt Software Inc., Code Red, Code Red Inc., DealMaven, Derivative Solutions, Eurospectus, FDSG, FactSet (UAE) LTD, FactSet Benelux B.V., FactSet Brasil Consultoria Ltda, FactSet Canada Inc., FactSet Charitable Foundation, FactSet China Co. Ltd., FactSet Data Systems Inc., FactSet Digital Solutions LLC, FactSet Digital Solutions Oy, FactSet Europe Limited, FactSet Europe S.à.r.l., FactSet France Inc., FactSet GmbH, FactSet Hong Kong Limited, FactSet International (UK) Limited, FactSet Ireland Limited, FactSet Italia S.R.l., FactSet JCF, FactSet Limited, FactSet Mergerstat LLC, FactSet Pacific Inc., FactSet Philippines Inc., FactSet Research Limited, FactSet Research Systems South Africa Pty. Ltd., FactSet Singapore Pte. Ltd., FactSet Spain SL, FactSet Sweden AB, FactSet Switzerland AG, FactSet Systems India Private Limited, FactSet UK Limited, FinAnalytica Inc., Innovative Systems Techniques, Insyte, Interactive Data Managed Solutions, JCF, LionShares, Market Metrics, Matrix Solutions Inc, Mergerstat, P.A.N. Securities L.P., PTS NET LLC, Portware, Portware International LLC, Portware LLC, Revere Data LLC, SIA FactSet Latvia, Stream VPN, StreetAccount, StreetAccount LLC, TruValue Labs, TruValue Labs Inc., TrueCourse, Vermilion Holdings Limited, Vermilion Software Inc., Vermilion Software Ltd., and Visent Technology AB.
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This page (NYSE:FDS) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by Staff

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