What’s in Factset Research Systems Incorporated (NYSE:FDS) After Decline in Shorted Shares?

January 19, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

 What’s in Factset Research Systems Incorporated (NYSE:FDS) After Decline in Shorted Shares?

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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.
Everett Harris & Ca holds 0.66% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 121,360 shares. Weaver C Barksdale stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Td Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.01% or 27,860 shares in its portfolio. Cambridge Trust Communications accumulated 2,247 shares. Federated Inc Pa reported 16,356 shares. Disciplined Growth Invsts Inc Mn owns 623,513 shares or 2.35% of their US portfolio. Dock Street Asset Mgmt reported 39,033 shares. Trexquant Invest L P accumulated 13,364 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag has invested 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department, Tennessee-based fund reported 10,000 shares. Advantus Capital Mgmt stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Dimensional Fund Advisors L P owns 168,037 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Burney, Virginia-based fund reported 10,090 shares. Voya Invest Ltd Liability Com holds 0.01% or 19,432 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York has 0.04% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 38,639 shares.

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $4.12 million activity. Another trade for 1,186 shares valued at $229,989 was made by MCGONIGLE JAMES J on Monday, January 8. $465,174 worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was sold by BILLEADEAU SCOTT A on Wednesday, January 3. The insider McNulty Matthew J sold $189,869. Hale Mark J. also sold $1.71 million worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) shares.

The stock of Factset Research Systems Incorporated (NYSE:FDS) registered a decrease of 4.07% in short interest. FDS’s total short interest was 3.11M shares in January as published by FINRA. Its down 4.07% from 3.24M shares, reported previously. With 207,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 15 days to cover their FDS’s short positions. The short interest to Factset Research Systems Incorporated’s float is 8.06%.

The stock increased 0.41% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $199.25. About 275,853 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 5.61% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.09% 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 $7.79 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 30.1 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

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 36 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Evercore on Thursday, January 7 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, September 27 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Piper Jaffray. Raymond James downgraded FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) on Tuesday, September 27 to “Underperform” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, March 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $16300 target in Tuesday, July 25 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, August 26 by Macquarie Research. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Wednesday, September 27 report. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Tuesday, January 10 by Barclays Capital.

Another recent and important FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “FactSet Research Systems Recovers From Its Q1 Losses” on December 21, 2017.

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