Analysts See $2.14 EPS for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

June 14, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q4. It improved, 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.
Millennium Mgmt Lc has 0% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Cookson Peirce And Company Inc accumulated 1,930 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Michigan-based Provident Investment Mngmt has invested 1.71% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Signaturefd Limited Liability Com accumulated 449 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% or 26,436 shares. Nordea Invest has 0.01% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 24,556 shares. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Limited Liability Partnership Ma holds 4,605 shares. Page Arthur B holds 2,134 shares or 0.39% of its portfolio. Citadel Advsr Lc owns 3,774 shares. Dumont Blake Invest Advsr Limited Liability holds 1,080 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Veritable L P holds 1,150 shares. American Century holds 0% or 4,116 shares in its portfolio. Wendell David Associate holds 38,898 shares or 1.4% of its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 0.07% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS).

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $11.84 million activity. 1,000 shares were sold by McNulty Matthew J, worth $198,000. $1.12 million worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) shares were sold by Nicolelli Maurizio. Shares for $9.52M were sold by Hale Mark J. on Monday, January 22. The insider MCGONIGLE JAMES J sold $229,989.

Analysts expect FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to report $2.14 EPS on June, 26 before the open.They anticipate $0.29 EPS change or 15.68 % from last quarter’s $1.85 EPS. FDS’s profit would be $83.19 million giving it 24.77 P/E if the $2.14 EPS is correct. After having $2.12 EPS previously, FactSet Research Systems Inc.’s analysts see 0.94 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.62% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $212. About 380,112 shares traded or 19.83% up from the average. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 24.05% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.48% the S&P500.

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

Among 9 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. FactSet Research Systems has $214 highest and $166.0 lowest target. $191.56’s average target is -9.64% below currents $212 stock price. FactSet Research Systems had 13 analyst reports since December 15, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by UBS. On Wednesday, March 28 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 20 by UBS. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, April 18 report. As per Wednesday, March 28, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by Wells Fargo. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, March 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. 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 $8.24 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 33.76 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: Globenewswire.com which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within El Pollo Loco, Chemed, Novo Nordisk A/S, FactSet Research, Fair Isaac, and …” on May 22, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “FactSet Extends Global Footprint, Opens Office in Shanghai”, Investorplace.com published: “Add These 7 GARP Stocks to Your Kitty for Maximum Returns” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “FactSet Schedules Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Call” with publication date: May 29, 2018.

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