Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its position in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) by 64.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 27,316 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,662 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC owned approximately 0.07% of FactSet Research Systems worth $4,539,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Penobscot Investment Management Company Inc. lifted its stake in FactSet Research Systems by 9.4% in the second quarter. Penobscot Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 1,390 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $231,000 after purchasing an additional 120 shares during the last quarter. Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC bought a new stake in FactSet Research Systems in the second quarter worth about $250,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in FactSet Research Systems by 29.8% in the second quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 1,552 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $257,000 after purchasing an additional 356 shares during the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. lifted its stake in FactSet Research Systems by 11.5% in the first quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 1,593 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $263,000 after purchasing an additional 164 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its stake in FactSet Research Systems by 14.5% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,590 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $264,000 after purchasing an additional 201 shares during the last quarter. 93.74% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
FDS has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FactSet Research Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $200.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday. Northcoast Research raised shares of FactSet Research Systems from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $195.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. BidaskClub raised shares of FactSet Research Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 1st. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a $166.00 price objective (up previously from $157.00) on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $163.00 price objective on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $171.82.
FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE FDS) opened at 178.19 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.99 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.78 and a beta of 0.98. FactSet Research Systems Inc. has a 12 month low of $150.95 and a 12 month high of $184.20. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $167.82 and its 200-day moving average is $164.57.
FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September 26th. The business services provider reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.89 by $0.01. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 21.15% and a return on equity of 55.76%. The firm had revenue of $326.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $325.26 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.69 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that FactSet Research Systems Inc. will post $8.19 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st were issued a $0.56 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 29th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.26%. FactSet Research Systems’s dividend payout ratio is currently 34.36%.
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In other news, CEO Frederick Philip Snow sold 7,334 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $181.24, for a total value of $1,329,214.16. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 11,262 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,041,124.88. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Matthew J. Mcnulty sold 1,049 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $181.00, for a total transaction of $189,869.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 2,499 shares in the company, valued at $452,319. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 17,841 shares of company stock worth $3,224,739. Company insiders own 2.70% of the company’s stock.
FactSet Research Systems Profile
Factset Research Systems Inc is engaged in providing integrated financial information and big data analytical applications for the global investment community. The Company’s segments include the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. The U.S. segment services finance professionals, including financial institutions throughout the Americas.
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