FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Shares Bought by Psagot Investment House Ltd.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Shares Bought by Psagot Investment House Ltd.

Psagot Investment House Ltd. raised its position in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) by 3.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 27,755 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 825 shares during the period. Psagot Investment House Ltd. owned 0.07% of FactSet Research Systems worth $4,536,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new stake in shares of FactSet Research Systems during the second quarter worth approximately $10,785,000. Capital Fund Management S.A. raised its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 138.6% in the second quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A. now owns 10,549 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,703,000 after buying an additional 6,128 shares in the last quarter. Dock Street Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 0.5% in the second quarter. Dock Street Asset Management Inc. now owns 25,928 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,185,000 after buying an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of FactSet Research Systems during the second quarter valued at approximately $2,944,000. Finally, Papp L Roy & Associates raised its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 0.9% in the second quarter. Papp L Roy & Associates now owns 39,975 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,453,000 after buying an additional 350 shares in the last quarter. 95.49% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) traded down 0.63% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $172.44. The company had a trading volume of 35,705 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $167.50 and a 200 day moving average of $166.68. FactSet Research Systems Inc. has a 1-year low of $135.95 and a 1-year high of $183.17. The company has a market capitalization of $6.82 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.42 and a beta of 0.72.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, December 20th. The company reported $1.75 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.70 by $0.05. FactSet Research Systems had a return on equity of 51.90% and a net margin of 30.18%. The business earned $288.10 million during the quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.48 earnings per share. FactSet Research Systems’s quarterly revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that FactSet Research Systems Inc. will post $7.27 EPS for the current year.

Several equities analysts have commented on FDS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised FactSet Research Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 21st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “sell” rating and set a $125.00 price objective (up previously from $124.00) on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research report on Friday, September 30th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $179.00 price objective on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research report on Wednesday, December 7th. Barclays PLC lowered FactSet Research Systems from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $170.00 to $164.00 in a research report on Tuesday, January 10th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald set a $161.00 price objective on FactSet Research Systems and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 20th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $164.50.

In other FactSet Research Systems news, Director James J. Mcgonigle sold 2,845 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $165.94, for a total value of $472,099.30. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 21,680 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,597,579.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director James J. Mcgonigle sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $170.20, for a total value of $510,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,335 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,461,017. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 29,359 shares of company stock valued at $4,934,114 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 2.70% of the company’s stock.

FactSet Research Systems Company Profile

Factset Research Systems Inc is engaged in providing integrated financial information and big data analytical applications for the global investment community. The Company’s segments include the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. The U.S. segment services finance professionals, including financial institutions throughout the Americas.

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