$2.05 EPS Expected for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

February 27, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 $2.05 EPS Expected for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 29 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 112 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 36.28 million shares or 0.35% less from 36.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
42,951 were reported by Wendell David Inc. Cwm Limited Liability Corp has 211 shares. First Natl Bank holds 0.12% or 3,834 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas owns 139,757 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Loomis Sayles Co L P has 1.22% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 3.11M shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board holds 0% or 7,851 shares. Carderock Mgmt Incorporated stated it has 7,630 shares or 0.62% of all its holdings. Ngam Ltd Partnership reported 204,018 shares or 0.39% of all its holdings. Parametric Port Associate Limited Liability invested in 220,389 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Invesco reported 0.01% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Mariner Wealth Advisors Ltd reported 3,411 shares. Comm Commercial Bank holds 2,278 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cullinan Assoc stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Massachusetts-based Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0.02% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS).

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $13.64 million activity. BILLEADEAU SCOTT A sold $465,174 worth of stock. On Monday, January 22 the insider Hale Mark J. sold $9.52 million. 1,186 shares were sold by MCGONIGLE JAMES J, worth $229,989 on Monday, January 8. McNulty Matthew J sold $198,000 worth of stock.

Analysts expect FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to report $2.05 EPS on March, 27.They anticipate $0.24 EPS change or 13.26 % from last quarter’s $1.81 EPS. FDS’s profit would be $79.99 million giving it 25.13 P/E if the $2.05 EPS is correct. After having $2.04 EPS previously, FactSet Research Systems Inc.’s analysts see 0.49 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $206.09. About 76,614 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 5.61% since February 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.09% the S&P500.

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

Among 19 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. FactSet Research Systems Inc. had 37 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, September 27 report. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Wednesday, September 23 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, September 27. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, September 18 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, December 8 with “Buy”. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, September 27. Bank of America maintained FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) on Wednesday, September 27 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, May 11 by Deutsche Bank. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 25 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 $8.04 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 31.13 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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