TOday’s Movers: FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Stock Rating Maintained by Analysts at Bank of America; $214 Target Price Indicates 10.02 % Potential

April 19, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 38 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 127 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 36.76 million shares or 1.32% more from 36.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

382 were accumulated by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management. Td Asset Mngmt has 16,060 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 0% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Saybrook Cap Nc has 48,429 shares. First State Bank Of Omaha reported 0.11% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Bb&T Securities Ltd Company invested in 13,914 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Colony Grp Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 2,665 shares. Moreover, Guggenheim Lc has 0.01% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 32,714 shares. Mufg Americas Corp holds 180 shares. Zebra Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 0.22% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Blair William And Il stated it has 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board invested in 7,911 shares or 0% of the stock. Brown Cap Management Limited Liability Corp reported 0% stake. Mai Cap Mgmt reported 4,539 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% or 7,567 shares.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $11.54 million activity. $198,000 worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was sold by McNulty Matthew J on Friday, January 12. BILLEADEAU SCOTT A had sold 2,419 shares worth $465,174 on Wednesday, January 3. $9.52M worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was sold by Hale Mark J.. 5,675 shares were sold by Nicolelli Maurizio, worth $1.12M.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Rating Reaffirmed

The financial company has just set a target of $214 on FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) shares. This is 10.02 % from the stock close price. In a note released on 18 April, Bank of America reiterated their “Neutral” rating on shares of FDS.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 38 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 127 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 36.76 million shares or 1.32% more from 36.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

382 were accumulated by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management. Td Asset Mngmt has 16,060 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 0% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Saybrook Cap Nc has 48,429 shares. First State Bank Of Omaha reported 0.11% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Bb&T Securities Ltd Company invested in 13,914 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Colony Grp Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 2,665 shares. Moreover, Guggenheim Lc has 0.01% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 32,714 shares. Mufg Americas Corp holds 180 shares. Zebra Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 0.22% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Blair William And Il stated it has 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board invested in 7,911 shares or 0% of the stock. Brown Cap Management Limited Liability Corp reported 0% stake. Mai Cap Mgmt reported 4,539 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% or 7,567 shares.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $11.54 million activity. $198,000 worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was sold by McNulty Matthew J on Friday, January 12. BILLEADEAU SCOTT A had sold 2,419 shares worth $465,174 on Wednesday, January 3. $9.52M worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was sold by Hale Mark J.. 5,675 shares were sold by Nicolelli Maurizio, worth $1.12M.

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

Among 11 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. FactSet Research Systems has $205 highest and $166.0 lowest target. $189.80’s average target is -2.42% below currents $194.51 stock price. FactSet Research Systems had 15 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, March 28 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, December 20. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Sell”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Northcoast given on Tuesday, December 5. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 23. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, March 27. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, October 23. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by UBS. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley.

The stock decreased 0.87% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $194.51. About 228,503 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 15.57% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.02% the S&P500.

Analysts await FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to report earnings on June, 26. They expect $2.14 earnings per share, up 15.68 % or $0.29 from last year’s $1.85 per share. FDS’s profit will be $83.19M for 22.72 P/E if the $2.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.12 actual earnings per share reported by FactSet Research Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.94 % EPS growth.

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 $7.56 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 30.98 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

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