Were Analysts Bullish FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) This Week?

May 20, 2018 - By Jan Rainey

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 38 investors sold FactSet Research Systems Inc. shares while 127 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 36.76 million shares or 1.32% more from 36.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Manufacturers Life Insur The invested in 0.09% or 450,441 shares. Newfocus Fincl Group Inc Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 13,674 shares or 1.61% of the stock. Middleton And Ma stated it has 1,862 shares. Ngam Advisors Lp holds 199,347 shares. Prudential Fincl Inc reported 26,088 shares. Raymond James Tru Na invested 0.02% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). First Republic Investment Mngmt holds 0% or 3,715 shares. 12,975 are held by Aqr Llc. Los Angeles & Equity reported 0.01% stake. Morgan Stanley reported 1.75M shares. Keybank National Association Oh accumulated 0% or 2,275 shares. Bancshares Of Nova Scotia stated it has 4,260 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0.02% or 13,477 shares in its portfolio. Amalgamated Bank holds 8,110 shares. Raymond James And Assocs stated it has 0.03% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS).

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $11.84 million activity. $1.12 million worth of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was sold by Nicolelli Maurizio on Friday, April 13. Another trade for 48,001 shares valued at $9.52 million was sold by Hale Mark J.. The insider McNulty Matthew J sold $198,000. On Monday, January 8 the insider MCGONIGLE JAMES J sold $229,989.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. FactSet Research Systems had 13 analyst reports since December 5, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) on Tuesday, March 27 with “Hold” rating. Northcoast downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, December 5 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. Bank of America maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $214 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, March 28 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, December 20. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 28 by UBS. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Tuesday, March 27. Morgan Stanley maintained FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) rating on Wednesday, March 28. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $192 target. Below is a list of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) latest ratings and price target changes.

18/04/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $210 New Target: $214 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $187 New Target: $203 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $179 New Target: $184 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $186 New Target: $192 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $197.0000 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $184.0000 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $179 New Target: $186 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $199.0 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $185.0 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $166.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $197.63. About 190,374 shares traded. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) has risen 15.57% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.02% the S&P500.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and data analytical applications to the investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $7.68 billion. The companyÂ’s applications suite offers tools and resources, including firm and industry analyses; full screening tools; portfolio analysis; risk profiles; alpha-testing; portfolio optimization; and research management solutions. It has a 31.47 P/E ratio. FactSet Research Systems Inc. delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, services, contents, and technologies.

More notable recent FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “4 Business Services Stocks Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates” on May 14, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “FactSet Announces Planned Departure of its Chief Financial Officer” published on May 08, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “FactSet (FDS) CFO to Depart” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “7 Surprising Stocks to Buy Now for Peak Earnings” published on May 18, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “FactSet Highlights new CSR Initiatives in Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

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