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


FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS): $325.34

-3.24 (-0.99%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

FDS POWR Grades


  • Quality is the dimension where FDS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.67% of US stocks.
  • FDS's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • FDS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

FDS Stock Summary

  • FDS's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1,345.62 -- higher than 96.63% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Factset Research Systems Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, FDS is more volatile than just 0.37% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FDS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MRCY, ICUI, SYNH, TDY, and LOPE.
  • FDS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Factset Research Systems Inc's official web site, go to www.factset.com.

FDS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, FDS's price/earnings ratio is 150% higher, now standing at 32.
  • FDS's price/sales ratio has moved up $1.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • FDS's price/sales ratio has moved up $1.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FDS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FDS 2019-07-08 8.0 18.5 35.4 29.3
FDS 2017-08-16 5.4 12.2 18.7 14.6
FDS 2015-12-17 6.7 12.6 27.8 19.7
FDS 2009-07-09 3.8 5.2 17.0 10.7
FDS 2004-09-10 5.9 9.4 24.6 15.6
FDS 2001-07-30 6.6 8.5 34.2 20.6

FDS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FDS, see our FDS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $304.58 Average Broker Recommendation 2.27 (Moderate Sell)

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FDS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $325.34 52-week high $365.77
Prev. close $328.58 52-week low $294.21
Day low $324.34 Volume 403,900
Day high $329.17 Avg. volume 228,991
50-day MA $327.83 Dividend yield 1.01%
200-day MA $325.48 Market Cap 12.31B

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:
$325.34$135.95 -59%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for FDS, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Factset Research Systems Inc ranked in the 31th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 58.33%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Factset Research Systems Inc ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 66.43; that's higher than 91.61% 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 just 21.24% 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 44.19% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-59%
1%-59%
2%-59%
3%-58%
4%-58%
5%-57%

FSAM, GHL, WU, GDOT, and SEIC 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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2021 Investor ESG Software Market Technology Growth Scenario with 15.4% of CAGR by 2028 FactSet Research Systems, GOBY, Greenstone+ Ltd, Refinitiv

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AB Newswire | June 11, 2021

FactSet Research Systems Inc. Consensus Indicates Potential -5.7% Downside

FactSet Research Systems Inc. with ticker code (FDS) have now 12 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Hold''. The target price ranges between 351 and 261 with the average target price sitting at 304.58. Given that the stocks previous close was at 323.15 this indicates there is a potential downside of -5.7%. There is a 50 day moving average of 331.32 and the 200 day MA is 324.17. The company has a market capitalisation of $12,241m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="FDS" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment and corporate communities in the Americas, EMEA, and the Asia Pacif...

DirectorsTalk | June 9, 2021

FactSet Research Systems Inc. Consensus Indicates Potential -8.9% Downside

FactSet Research Systems Inc. found using ticker (FDS) have now 12 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 351 and 261 calculating the mean target price we have 304.58. Given that the stocks previous close was at 334.36 this now indicates there is a potential downside of -8.9%. The 50 day MA is 329.76 and the 200 moving average now moves to 324.05. The company has a market capitalisation of $12,268m. Visit the company website at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="FDS" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the investment and corpor...

DirectorsTalk | June 2, 2021

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FactSet Schedules Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Call

NORWALK, Conn., June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS), a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, today announced that it will release its financial and operating results for the third quarter fiscal 2021, ending May 31, 2021, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. FactSet will also host a conference call to discuss these results at 11:00 a.m. eastern time on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. The following information is provided for investors who would like to participate in the conference call and webcast: U.S. Participants :833.726.6487International Participants :830.213.7677Passcode:1470217Webcast:FactSet Q3 2021 Earnings Call An archived webcast with the accompanying slides will be available at the Company’s ...

Yahoo | June 1, 2021

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FDS Price Returns

1-mo -0.61%
3-mo 1.79%
6-mo 0.59%
1-year 8.19%
3-year 59.07%
5-year 117.33%
YTD -1.66%
2020 25.13%
2019 35.51%
2018 5.02%
2017 19.44%
2016 1.75%

FDS Dividends

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