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

June 12, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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 is positive, 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.
Koch Indus holds 3,185 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement has 0.03% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 62,179 shares. Advisory Ltd Liability Company has 1,064 shares. Community Bank Na stated it has 26 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 6,961 were reported by Sg Americas. Clarkston Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.08% or 10,225 shares. First Quadrant L P Ca reported 0.05% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Bbva Compass Comml Bank Incorporated accumulated 19,602 shares. The Illinois-based Great Lakes Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.01% or 47,258 shares. 9,944 were accumulated by Paloma Prtn Mgmt. Virtu Finance Ltd Com holds 0.08% or 7,798 shares in its portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 7,366 shares. Bamco New York has invested 2.67% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.07% or 25,834 shares in its portfolio.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $11.84 million activity. On Friday, April 13 Nicolelli Maurizio sold $1.12 million worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) or 5,675 shares. Shares for $229,989 were sold by MCGONIGLE JAMES J on Monday, January 8. BILLEADEAU SCOTT A sold $296,325 worth of stock. $198,000 worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) shares were sold by McNulty Matthew J.

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 24.50 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 $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $209.7. About 160,714 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 24.05% since June 12, 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 had 12 analyst reports since December 15, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, March 27 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, December 20 with “Hold”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, March 28 report. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, March 27. Morgan Stanley maintained FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) rating on Wednesday, March 28. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $192 target. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold” on Wednesday, December 20. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. Bank of America maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $214 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, March 28. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 20 by UBS.

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 $8.15 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 33.4 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

More recent FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “FactSet Schedules Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Call” on May 29, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within El Pollo Loco, Chemed, Novo Nordisk A/S, FactSet Research, Fair Isaac, and …” on May 22, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “FactSet Extends Global Footprint, Opens Office in Shanghai” with publication date: June 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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