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Last $160.10 USD
Change Today +0.90 / 0.57%
Volume 463.9K
FDS On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
As of 8:04 PM 04/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

factset research systems inc (FDS) Snapshot

Open
$158.80
Previous Close
$159.20
Day High
$160.40
Day Low
$156.68
52 Week High
03/31/15 - $161.05
52 Week Low
04/11/14 - $102.31
Market Cap
6.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
414.6K
EPS TTM
$5.25
Shares Outstanding
41.7M
EX-Date
02/25/15
P/E TM
30.5x
Dividend
$1.56
Dividend Yield
0.97%
Current Stock Chart for FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC (FDS)

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factset research systems inc (FDS) Details

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company combines content regarding companies and securities from various markets into a single online platform of information and analytics for portfolio managers, research and performance analysts, risk managers, marketing professionals, sell-side equity research professionals, investment bankers, and fixed income professionals. Its applications provide users access to company analysis, multi-company comparisons, industry analysis, company screening, portfolio analysis, predictive risk measurements, alpha testing, portfolio optimization and simulation, and real-time news and quotes, as well as tools to value and analyze fixed income securities and portfolios. FactSet Research Systems Inc. also offers various solutions for investment managers, including portfolio analysis, equity analysis, economics and market analysis, quant and risk analysis, fixed income analysis, and research management solutions. The company’s solutions for banking and brokerage professionals comprise creating models and presentations in Microsoft office, company and industry analytics, filings, idea screening, deal analytics, people intelligence, and wireless access. It also provides customized solutions to professionals involved in hedge funds, private equity, sell-side research, equity sales, trading, consulting, and investor relations, as well as for law firms and academic institutions. FactSet Research Systems Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.

6,978 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/17/15
Founded in 1978

factset research systems inc (FDS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $540.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Vice Chairman of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

factset research systems inc (FDS) Key Developments

FactSet Research Systems Inc. Announces Management Changes; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended February 28, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter of 2015

FactSet Research Systems Inc. announced that Philip Snow, will succeed Philip Hadley as the company's chief executive. Snow will succeed Hadley effective July 1, 2015 and has been elected to the board. Hadley has run the company since September 2000 and will remain chairman. The company also promoted Mark Hale, who most recently served as senior vice president and director of content operations, to the post of chief operating officer. Peter Walsh, FactSet's former COO, will continue as a full-time employee until August 31, 2015, after which he will remain employed on a part-time basis 'focusing on various growth projects'. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended February 28, 2015. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $247,792,000 compared to $226,934,000 a year ago. Operating income was $80,648,000 compared to $75,054,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $81,182,000 compared to $75,398,000 a year ago. Net income was $61,598,000 or $1.46 per diluted share compared to $52,426,000 or $1.22 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $83,802,000 compared to $75,054,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $58,715,000 or $1.39 per diluted share compared to $52,426,000 or $1.22 per diluted share a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income was $82,733,000. Non-GAAP net income was $57,763,000 or $1.34 per diluted share. Capital expenditures were $7.0 million. The company generated $43 million in free cash flow, an increase of 12% over the same period last year. Free cash flow increased during the quarter due to higher levels of net income and improvement in its aged receivables and a higher accrued compensation. For the six months, the company's revenue was $490,468,000 compared to $449,909,000 a year ago. Operating income was $160,908,000 compared to $149,795,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $161,872,000 compared to $150,480,000 a year ago. Net income was $117,458,000 or $2.78 per diluted share compared to $104,604,000 or $2.41 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $120,740,000 compared to $98,727,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, equipment and leasehold improvements, net of proceeds from dispositions was $11,764,000 compared to $8,032,000 a year ago. For the third quarter fiscal 2015, the company's revenues are expected to range between $251 million and $256 million, the annual effective tax rate is expected to range between 30% and 31%. Diluted EPS should range between $1.40 and $1.42. The midpoint of this range represents 12.8% growth over the prior year. Operating margin should range between 33% and 34%. This range reflects an overall increase in the guidance by 20 basis points, but also includes a 40-basis-point reduction from the recent acquisition of Code Red.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Mar 17, 2015

FactSet Research Systems Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 12:00 PM, GMT Standard Time on Mar 17, 2015

FactSet Research Systems Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 17, 2015

FactSet Research Systems Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 17, 2015

 

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