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

March 18, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

 EPS for FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Expected At $2.05
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. 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.
Stifel Financial holds 0.02% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 26,424 shares. Swiss Financial Bank accumulated 65,851 shares. Everett Harris Ca holds 0.66% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 121,360 shares. First Commercial Bank has 0.12% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) for 3,834 shares. Mariner Wealth Limited invested in 0.03% or 3,411 shares. Ohio-based Huntington Financial Bank has invested 0% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Paloma Ptnrs Mgmt stated it has 6,608 shares. Atria Invs Limited Company reported 2,756 shares stake. Utah Retirement, a Utah-based fund reported 7,064 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Management Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.37% or 139,762 shares. New Hampshire-based Wendell David Associate has invested 1.37% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Blackrock invested 0.03% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). 4,585 were reported by Profund Advsr. Tompkins Corp reported 32 shares stake. Earnest Prtnrs Lc invested in 81,754 shares.

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $13.64 million activity. Shares for $1.71M were sold by Hale Mark J. on Friday, September 29. $189,869 worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) shares were sold by McNulty Matthew J. Another trade for 1,186 shares valued at $229,989 was made by MCGONIGLE JAMES J on Monday, January 8. On Monday, October 2 the insider Snow Frederick Philip sold $1.33 million.

Analysts expect FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to report $2.05 EPS on March, 27 before the open.They anticipate $0.24 EPS change or 13.26 % from last quarter’s $1.81 EPS. FDS’s profit would be $80.00 million giving it 26.17 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 0.89% or $1.89 during the last trading session, reaching $214.58. About 396,220 shares traded or 16.28% up from the average. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 5.61% since March 18, 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. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, March 16. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 20 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Thursday, May 11. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 31. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, November 10. Barclays Capital maintained FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) rating on Tuesday, August 23. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $175 target. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, September 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Northcoast on Tuesday, December 5 to “Neutral”.

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 $8.37 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 32.41 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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