FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS): Price and Financial Metrics

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

Today's Latest Price: $271.64 USD

6.88 (-2.47%)

Updated Feb 28 1:25pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 134 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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FDS Stock Summary

  • Factset Research Systems Inc's market capitalization of $10,291,947,115 is ahead of 84.5% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Factset Research Systems Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.29% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • FDS's price/sales ratio is 7.1; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 83.21% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FDS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BFAM, RL, LII, G, and SNA.
  • FDS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Factset Research Systems Inc's official web site, go to www.factset.com.
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FDS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $271.64 52-week high $310.25
Prev. close $278.52 52-week low $228.43
Day low $264.08 Volume 260,879
Day high $274.03 Avg. volume 318,275
50-day MA $280.16 Dividend yield 1.03%
200-day MA $273.54 Market Cap 10.30B

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Company Bio

FactSet Research provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

FDS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$271.64$123.12 -58%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Factset Research Systems Inc. To summarize, we found that Factset Research Systems Inc ranked in the 30th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for FDS, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 30.77; that's higher than 86.42% of US stocks in the Financial Services sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 19.85% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • FDS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 48.79% of tickers in our DCF set.

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WETF, CME, EZPW, MCO, and FCFS can be thought of as valuation peers to FDS, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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FDS Price Returns

1-mo -5.31%
3-mo 4.88%
6-mo 0.36%
1-year 16.72%
3-year 58.05%
5-year 84.94%
YTD 1.50%
2019 35.51%
2018 5.02%
2017 19.44%
2016 1.75%
2015 16.73%

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