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

June 20, 2018 - By Robert Crowder

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 increased, 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.
Barclays Public Ltd Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 16,747 shares. Paradigm Asset Company Ltd Liability Company invested in 0% or 750 shares. Cambridge Inv Rech Advisors reported 6,265 shares. Finemark State Bank And Trust holds 2,460 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Provident Investment Management owns 54,181 shares. Psagot Inv House Ltd holds 0.22% or 25,265 shares. First Republic Inv reported 3,427 shares stake. Raymond James Trust Na holds 0.02% or 1,648 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P accumulated 175,996 shares. Architects, New Jersey-based fund reported 35 shares. Mirae Asset Invests Ltd holds 0.01% or 4,728 shares in its portfolio. Toronto Dominion Commercial Bank accumulated 312 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldgs holds 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 1,083 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York stated it has 12,984 shares. Smithfield Tru reported 27 shares.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $11.84 million activity. $198,000 worth of stock was sold by McNulty Matthew J on Friday, January 12. On Friday, April 13 Nicolelli Maurizio sold $1.12 million worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) or 5,675 shares. On Wednesday, January 3 BILLEADEAU SCOTT A sold $465,174 worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) or 2,419 shares. 48,001 shares valued at $9.52M were sold by Hale Mark J. on Monday, January 22.

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 24.99 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 0.05% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $213.91. About 239,198 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 24.05% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.48% the S&P500.

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

Among 7 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. FactSet Research Systems has $214 highest and $184 lowest target. $194.14’s average target is -9.24% below currents $213.91 stock price. FactSet Research Systems had 8 analyst reports since January 31, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Wednesday, March 28. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, March 28. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, March 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by Bank of America. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, March 27. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating 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 $8.32 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 34.07 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: “FactSet Extends Global Footprint, Opens Office in Shanghai” on June 01, 2018, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “Add These 7 GARP Stocks to Your Kitty for Maximum Returns”, Globenewswire.com published: “FactSet Schedules Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Call” on May 29, 2018. More interesting news about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within El Pollo Loco, Chemed, Novo Nordisk A/S, FactSet Research, Fair Isaac, and …” with publication date: May 22, 2018.

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