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

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

Today's Latest Price: $320.63 USD

1.64 (-0.51%)

Updated Oct 27 2:12pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 232 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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FDS Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $12,244,162,022, Factset Research Systems Inc has a greater market value than 86.1% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 378.6, Factset Research Systems Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 90.73% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Factset Research Systems Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.96% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Factset Research Systems Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be G, TTEK, PAGS, CRL, and ESNT.
  • Visit FDS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.factset.com.

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FDS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $320.63 52-week high $363.64
Prev. close $322.27 52-week low $195.22
Day low $320.25 Volume 86,427
Day high $326.26 Avg. volume 291,646
50-day MA $336.90 Dividend yield 0.96%
200-day MA $306.55 Market Cap 12.18B

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:
$320.63$109.16 -66%

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 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Factset Research Systems Inc, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 39.94 -- which is good for besting 91.89% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Financial Services sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 17.38% 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 2%; for context, that number is higher than 41.85% of tickers in our DCF set.

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HLNE, LNC, ICCH, NICK, and WETF 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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Latest FDS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Factset Research Systems Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FDS as an investment opportunity.

FactSet Research Systems EPS beats by $0.35, beats on revenue

FactSet Research Systems (FDS): FQ4 Non-GAAP EPS of $2.88 beats by $0.35; GAAP EPS of $2.29 misses by $0.05.Revenue of $383.6M (+5.3% Y/Y) beats by $4.86M.ASV plus professional services was $1.56B vs. a consensus of $1.55B.Adjusted operating margin decreased to 33.2% compared with 33.9% in the prior year.Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | September 24, 2020

FactSet gains after FQ4 beats, upside full-year revenue forecast

FactSet Research Systems (FDS) is up 2% pre-market after fiscal Q4 beats with 5% Y/Y revenue growth to $383.6M.Organic revenue was up 5% to $383.4M.ASV plus professional services totaled $1.56B compared to the $1.48B in last year's quarter. Buy-side and sell-side ASV were up 5% each.Adjusted operating margin was 33.2%, down slightly from last year's 33.9% due...

Seeking Alpha | September 24, 2020

FactSet Research: Q4 Earnings Insights

Shares of FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) were flat in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share …

Benzinga | September 24, 2020

Sentiment Indicators For FactSet Research Systems Are Far More Bearish Than They Should Be (NYSE:FDS)

FactSet Research Systems is set to report fiscal fourth quarter earnings on September 24. The company's fundamental indicators and sentiment indicators seem to be at odds.

Seeking Alpha | September 16, 2020

Why Is FactSet (FDS) Up 1.7% Since Last Earnings Report?

FactSet (FDS) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | July 25, 2020

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FDS Price Returns

1-mo -2.37%
3-mo -7.50%
6-mo 17.15%
1-year 25.58%
3-year 75.11%
5-year 93.58%
YTD 20.37%
2019 35.51%
2018 5.02%
2017 19.44%
2016 1.75%
2015 16.73%

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