Are Analysts Bullish FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) After Last Week?

July 14, 2018 - By Ann Prendergast

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.
Wellington Management Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.07% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Great Lakes Advisors Ltd Liability stated it has 8,830 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Page Arthur B has invested 0.39% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Westwood Grp Incorporated owns 8,685 shares. Private Trust Na reported 0.12% stake. United Automobile Association reported 156,664 shares. Moreover, Fuller And Thaler Asset has 0% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 140 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Incorporated Inc stated it has 147,968 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md holds 0.01% or 158,962 shares. New Hampshire-based Ledyard Bancshares has invested 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Dock Street Asset Mgmt reported 46,182 shares. Fiduciary Mngmt Wi invested 0.3% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). 48,709 were accumulated by Bath Savings Tru Co. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt holds 0% or 442 shares. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mgmt Gru Ltd Company has 0.08% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 1,793 shares.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $13.08 million activity. Another trade for 48,001 shares valued at $9.52 million was sold by Hale Mark J.. 1,500 shares were sold by BILLEADEAU SCOTT A, worth $296,325.

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

Among 8 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. FactSet Research Systems has $214 highest and $184 lowest target. $194.38’s average target is -3.87% below currents $202.2 stock price. FactSet Research Systems had 11 analyst reports since January 31, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, March 27. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $188 target in Wednesday, June 27 report. Bank of America maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $214 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, March 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, June 27 by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 28 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, June 27 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, March 28. Below is a list of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) latest ratings and price target changes.

27/06/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $185 New Target: $190 Maintain
27/06/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $192 New Target: $194 Maintain
27/06/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $184 New Target: $188 Maintain
11/06/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Hold New Target: $185.0000
18/04/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $210 New Target: $214 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $187 New Target: $203 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $179 New Target: $184 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $186 New Target: $192 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $197.0000 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $184.0000 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.54% or $3.16 during the last trading session, reaching $202.2. About 391,603 shares traded or 30.76% up from the average. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 24.05% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.48% the S&P500.

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 $7.86 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 32.2 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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