EPS for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Expected At $2.22

September 16, 2018 - By Catherine Diaz

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) LogoInvestors sentiment is 0.97 in 2018 Q2. Its the same as in 2018Q1. It has no change, as 30 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 116 reduced holdings. only 36 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 34.37 million shares or 1.71% less from 34.96 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Virginia-based Burney has invested 0.16% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Ruggie Cap Gru invested in 0.01% or 72 shares. Northern Tru Corp owns 428,434 shares. Moreover, Investec Asset North America has 0.22% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Signaturefd Lc holds 0.01% or 646 shares. 17,760 are held by Susquehanna Intl Group Inc Llp. 533,990 were reported by Ameriprise Incorporated. Georgia-based Earnest Partners Limited Company has invested 0.16% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Automobile Association stated it has 40,168 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Prudential Financial owns 25,693 shares. Retirement System Of Alabama has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Franklin Resource stated it has 11,182 shares. Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Inc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 7,741 shares. Middleton And Ma holds 0.04% or 1,100 shares in its portfolio. Bessemer has 0% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 293 shares.

Since April 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $17.81 million activity. BILLEADEAU SCOTT A had sold 1,500 shares worth $296,325 on Friday, April 13. On Thursday, July 12 HADLEY PHILIP A sold $14.25M worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) or 70,000 shares.

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 $85.16M giving it 26.47 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 increased 0.39% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $235.09. About 184,592 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 44.42% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.80% 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 has $214 highest and $184 lowest target. $196.38’s average target is -16.47% below currents $235.09 stock price. Factset Research had 11 analyst reports since March 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) rating on Wednesday, April 18. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $214 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of FDS in report on Wednesday, June 27 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, March 27. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, September 13 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, March 28. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, June 27 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 27 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by Morgan Stanley.

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 $9.02 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 36.06 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

Another recent and important FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Nikko Asset Management Selects FactSet for its Fixed Income Operations” on August 20, 2018.

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