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FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) Director Walter F. Siebecker unloaded 1,427 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.49, for a total transaction of $169,085.23. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 28,901 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,424,479. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on FDS. 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 investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. FactSet Research Systems presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $107.00.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) traded up 0.27% on Tuesday, hitting $120.60. The stock had a trading volume of 453,716 shares. FactSet Research Systems has a 1-year low of $101.07 and a 1-year high of $121.12. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $111. and its 200-day moving average is $107.4. The company has a market cap of $5.065 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.22.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, June 17th. The company reported $1.25 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters 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.

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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