Analysts See $2.22 EPS for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

September 8, 2018 - By Mark Babin

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 28 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 124 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 34.96 million shares or 4.89% less from 36.76 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Fiera reported 349,478 shares. Comml Bank Of America Corp De owns 972,169 shares. Stifel Fincl Corporation, Missouri-based fund reported 28,606 shares. Westwood Holdings Group Inc accumulated 8,685 shares. Investec Asset North America Inc has invested 1.57% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Dumont Blake Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 1,080 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Arrowstreet Capital Ltd Partnership has 12,100 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Psagot Investment House Limited holds 0.22% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) or 25,265 shares. Ellington Management Grp Limited Co owns 5,900 shares. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Co has 19,600 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. 83,988 are held by Earnest Partners Limited Liability Corporation. Quantitative Investment Management Limited Company reported 0.05% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). 49,260 are held by Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability Co.

Since April 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $17.81 million activity. Shares for $14.25 million were sold by HADLEY PHILIP A on Thursday, July 12. BILLEADEAU SCOTT A also sold $296,325 worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) on Friday, April 13.

Analysts expect FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to report $2.22 EPS on September, 25.They anticipate $0.32 EPS change or 16.84 % from last quarter’s $1.9 EPS. FDS’s profit would be $85.15M giving it 26.27 P/E if the $2.22 EPS is correct. After having $2.18 EPS previously, FactSet Research Systems Inc.’s analysts see 1.83 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $233.25. About 413,879 shares traded or 53.65% up from the average. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 24.05% since September 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.48% the S&P500.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Factset Research (NYSE:FDS), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Factset Research had 10 analyst reports since March 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, June 27. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) rating on Wednesday, March 28. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Neutral” rating and $203 target. As per Wednesday, June 27, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. As per Wednesday, March 28, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, March 28. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Bank of America. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, March 27. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, June 27. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $19700 target in Tuesday, March 27 report.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and data analytical applications to the investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $8.95 billion. The companyÂ’s applications suite offers tools and resources, including firm and industry analyses; full screening tools; portfolio analysis; risk profiles; alpha-testing; portfolio optimization; and research management solutions. It has a 35.78 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

More news for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “FactSet Schedules Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Call” on August 28, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Nikko Asset Management Selects FactSet for its Fixed Income Operations” and published on August 20, 2018 is yet another important article.

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