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

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

Today's Latest Price: $319.35 USD

1.15 (0.36%)

Updated Jan 19 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 254 in Financial Services (Enterprise)

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FDS Stock Summary

  • FDS has a higher market value than 84.58% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $12,084,798,157.
  • Of note is the ratio of Factset Research Systems Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.1% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Factset Research Systems Inc's share price is greater than that of just 9.55% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FDS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NVR, G, ESNT, TTEK, and PWR.
  • 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 $319.35 52-week high $363.64
Prev. close $318.20 52-week low $195.22
Day low $315.77 Volume 206,000
Day high $320.75 Avg. volume 191,618
50-day MA $332.59 Dividend yield 0.97%
200-day MA $322.90 Market Cap 12.13B

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:
$319.35$121.91 -62%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Factset Research Systems Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Factset Research Systems Inc ranked in the 30th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 61.5%. 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 93.6% 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 only 20.51% 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 40.16% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

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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

FactSet Beats 1Q Estimates But No Change In 2021 Outlook; Top Analyst Says Sell

FactSet Research Systems Inc. reported better-than-expected results in the first quarter (ending Nov. 30, 2020) and reiterated its guidance for fiscal 2021. However, shares of the software company fell 4.1% on Monday. FactSet Research’s (FDS) 1Q earnings of $2.88 per share exceeded analysts’ estimates of $2.75 and grew 11.6% year-over-year driven by top-line growth and operating margin expansion. The company’s 1Q revenue increased 5.9% to $388.2 million year-over-year, and topped the consensus estimate of $387.4 million. It was mainly driven by sales of analytics and content and technology solutions.

Amit Singh on TipRanks | December 22, 2020

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FDS Price Returns

1-mo -7.98%
3-mo -3.81%
6-mo -7.84%
1-year N/A
3-year 63.98%
5-year 137.15%
YTD -3.95%
2020 25.13%
2019 35.51%
2018 5.02%
2017 19.44%
2016 1.75%

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