FactSet Research Systems Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.39 (FDS)
FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 14th, Analyst RN reports. Investors of record on Friday, August 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.39 per share on Tuesday, September 16th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.27%.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $126.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Jefferies Group initiated coverage on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note on Thursday, July 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $138.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of FactSet Research Systems from $115.00 to $124.00 in a research note on Monday, July 14th. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $117.40.
Shares of FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) opened at 122.92 on Thursday. FactSet Research Systems has a one year low of $101.07 and a one year high of $123.95. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $120.9 and a 200-day moving average of $110.2. The company has a market cap of $5.171 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.64.
FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) last issued its quarterly 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 prior year, the company posted $1.15 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue 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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