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FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Director Scott A. Billeadeau sold 2,250 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $117.40, for a total value of $264,150.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 50 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,870. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) traded up 1.79% on Friday, hitting $119.88. The stock had a trading volume of 571,787 shares. FactSet Research Systems has a 52-week low of $101.07 and a 52-week high of $120.24. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $110.5 and its 200-day moving average is $107.. The company has a market cap of $5.035 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.69.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June 17th. The company reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.25. The company had revenue of $231.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $230.57 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.15 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that FactSet Research Systems will post $4.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on FDS shares. Analysts at Raymond James upgraded shares of FactSet Research Systems from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 12th. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note on Friday, June 6th. They now have a $114.00 price target on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. FactSet Research Systems presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $107.00.

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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