FactSet Research Systems Director Scott Billeadeau Sells 4,500 Shares (FDS)
FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Director Scott Billeadeau sold 4,500 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.58, for a total transaction of $488,610.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 50 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,429. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on FDS shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 19th. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Morgan Stanley reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note to investors on Wednesday, December 18th. They now have a $102.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $100.00. Finally, analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott initiated coverage on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 12th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.60.
FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) traded down 0.01% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $108.47. 549,378 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. FactSet Research Systems has a 52 week low of $88.06 and a 52 week high of $119.08. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $112. and its 200-day moving average is $108.8. The company has a market cap of $4.664 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.95.
FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, December 17th. The company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $223.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $223.66 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.11 earnings per share. FactSet Research Systems’s revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that FactSet Research Systems will post $4.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.
FactSet Research Systems Inc (NYSE:FDS) is a provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community.
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