EPS for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Expected At $1.96

November 15, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 EPS for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Expected At $1.96
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.23, from 1.32 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 116 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. 36.41 million shares or 1.21% less from 36.86 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Northern accumulated 0.02% or 434,376 shares. Peak6 Invests Limited Partnership holds 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) or 1,599 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System owns 10,300 shares. Moreover, Sei Invests Company has 0% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 3,484 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 0.01% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Genesee Valley stated it has 0.15% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Cls Investments Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). The Ontario – Canada-based Cibc Asset Management has invested 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Richard Bernstein Lc owns 17,773 shares or 0.23% of their US portfolio. New York-based Gotham Asset has invested 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.03% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 4,330 shares. Dupont Capital Management holds 2,991 shares. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Ltd Liability Co accumulated 3,340 shares. American International Gru Inc holds 0.05% or 80,765 shares in its portfolio. Markel Corp has invested 0.58% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS).

Since June 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $166,000 activity.

Analysts await FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to report earnings on December, 19. They expect $1.96 EPS, up 12.00 % or $0.21 from last year’s $1.75 per share. FDS’s profit will be $76.71M for 24.90 P/E if the $1.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.90 actual EPS reported by FactSet Research Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.16 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $195.22. About 187,167 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 5.61% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.09% the S&P500.

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

Among 17 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. FactSet Research Systems Inc. had 30 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of FDS in report on Wednesday, September 23 with “Equal Weight” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, May 11. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, August 23 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 22 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Evercore. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 25. The rating was upgraded by Northcoast to “Buy” on Thursday, September 21. As per Wednesday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

Factset Research Systems Inc. is engaged in providing integrated financial information and big data analytical applications for the global investment community. The company has market cap of $7.64 billion. The Company’s divisions include the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. It has a 29.98 P/E ratio. The U.S. segment services finance professionals, including financial institutions throughout the Americas.

More notable recent FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Snap Inc., FactSet Research Systems, and Raven Industries Slumped Today” on March 28, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “FactSet: The Virtuous Cycle” published on March 13, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “FactSet Research Systems’ (FDS) CEO Phil Snow on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings …” on September 26, 2017. More interesting news about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2017” published on August 28, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “FactSet beats EPS estimates, guidance beats consensus” with publication date: June 27, 2017.

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