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

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

Today's Latest Price: $316.50 USD

3.73 (-1.16%)

Updated Jan 25 9:46am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 259 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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FDS Stock Summary

  • Factset Research Systems Inc's market capitalization of $12,161,894,764 is ahead of 84.28% 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; 87.32% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, FDS is more volatile than merely 8.13% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FDS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are G, NVR, TTEK, ESNT, and YETI.
  • 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 $316.50 52-week high $363.64
Prev. close $320.23 52-week low $195.22
Day low $316.50 Volume 12,601
Day high $321.51 Avg. volume 184,798
50-day MA $332.21 Dividend yield 0.96%
200-day MA $324.05 Market Cap 12.02B

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:
$316.50$123.93 -61%

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 the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for FDS, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 57.77 -- which is good for besting 93.56% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Financial Services sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 7% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 20.54% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • 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 40.3% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as FDS, try MSCI, SCU, WTRE, MORN, and GHL.

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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.

Why Is FactSet (FDS) Down 3.5% 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 | January 20, 2021

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) Director Sells $505,114.00 in Stock

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) Director Joseph Zimmel sold 1,550 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $325.88, for a total transaction of $505,114.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 2,404 shares of the company’s stock, valued at […]

Watchlist News | January 15, 2021

FactSet Brings Scalable Data Mapping Service to Snowflake

Pioneering concordance offering to allow clients a faster, more seamless experience that links universe of proprietary and third-party data in the cloudNORWALK, Conn., Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS), a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced an expanded offering with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company. FactSet will integrate its exclusive data-mapping service, FactSet Concordance Service, into Snowflake’s platform, providing clients with faster content integration. This offering marks the first time investment professionals will be able to immediately link third-party, FactSet, and proprietary content together in Snowflake’s data cloud. FactSet’s Concordance Service on Snowfl...

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

What Can We Make Of FactSet Research Systems' (NYSE:FDS) CEO Compensation?

Phil Snow has been the CEO of FactSet Research Systems Inc. ( NYSE:FDS ) since 2015, and this article will examine the...

Yahoo | January 7, 2021

FactSet (FDS) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Stock Down 2.3%

FactSet's (FDS) first-quarter fiscal 2021 results benefit from improvement in operating results and increased sales.

Yahoo | December 24, 2020

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FDS Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -0.51%
6-mo -8.47%
1-year 15.55%
3-year 56.56%
5-year 127.41%
YTD -4.81%
2020 25.13%
2019 35.51%
2018 5.02%
2017 19.44%
2016 1.75%

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