This is what analysts have to say about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) after last week.

January 14, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 This is what analysts have to say about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) after last week.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 29 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 112 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 36.28 million shares or 0.35% less from 36.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Reilly Finance Ltd Liability Corp has 1.63% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 60,290 shares. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 7,851 shares. First Personal Financial Services stated it has 0.34% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Morgan Stanley has 200,987 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Estabrook Cap Management has invested 0.09% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Great Lakes Advsr Limited Liability Co holds 8,232 shares. Moreover, Aqr Lc has 0% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 21,571 shares. National Bank Of Ny Mellon owns 477,371 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Intrust Natl Bank Na has 0.1% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Mutual Of America Management Lc owns 32,122 shares. Stock Yards Comml Bank And Tru stated it has 55,712 shares or 1.18% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 22,195 shares. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca reported 13,986 shares. Congress Asset Mngmt Ma reported 1.14% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Citigroup Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS).

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $3.92 million activity. Snow Frederick Philip sold $1.33 million worth of stock. 1,186 shares were sold by MCGONIGLE JAMES J, worth $229,989. 1,049 shares valued at $189,869 were sold by McNulty Matthew J on Monday, October 2. The insider Hale Mark J. sold $1.71 million.

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

Among 19 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. FactSet Research Systems Inc. had 36 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $171 target in Monday, October 23 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Monday, October 23. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the shares of FDS in report on Tuesday, March 22 with “Neutral” rating. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, September 27 report. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Neutral” rating by Northcoast on Tuesday, December 5. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Monday, September 18. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) on Tuesday, November 10 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Northcoast on Thursday, September 21 to “Buy”. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, September 23. Below is a list of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) latest ratings and price target changes.

20/12/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $199.0 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $185.0 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $166.0 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Sell New Target: $180.0
15/12/2017 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Neutral New Target: $174 Initiates Coverage On
05/12/2017 Broker: Northcoast Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
08/11/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $194 Initiates Coverage On
23/10/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: $200 New Target: $205 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $166 New Target: $171 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $177.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.38% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $197.75. About 354,355 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 5.61% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.09% the S&P500.

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 $7.73 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 29.87 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

More important recent FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “FactSet Research (FDS) Tops on Q1 Earnings, Misses Revenues” on December 19, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “FactSet Research Systems’ (FDS) CEO Phil Snow on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings …”, Zacks.com published: “What to Expect From FactSet Research (FDS) in Q1 Earnings?” on December 15, 2017. More interesting news about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “FactSet Research Systems Recovers From Its Q1 Losses” with publication date: December 21, 2017.

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