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Are Traders Stacks up now on FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

The fund owned 11,263 shares of the business services provider's stock after buying an additional 2,267 shares during the quarter. The institutional investor held 31,360 shares of the programming company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $5.13 million, up from 28,770 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.24 billion, a PE ratio of 18.56 and a beta of 0.97. The stock increased 0.68% or $1.08 on September 8, reaching $159.13. (NYSE:FDS) by 5.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It has underperformed by 11.09% the S&P500. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 15,045 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,494,160.10. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,282,438 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $211,487,000 after buying an additional 25,295 shares during the last quarter. The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.69 on September 8, reaching $79.72.

In related news, Director Philip A. Hadley sold 5,983 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 5th. It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 19th. (NYSE:FDS) earned "Neutral" rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, March 22. Edison has $92 highest and $62 lowest target. The stock was sold at an average price of $166.00, for a total transaction of $166,000.00. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FactSet Research Systems from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, November 10 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Kepler Cheuvreux. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $16300 target. The company was maintained on Monday, September 26 by SunTrust. Bank of America upgraded Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) rating on Friday, September 4. On Wednesday, December 7 the stock rating was maintained by Baader Bank with "Hold". As per Sunday, August 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,151,227 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $519,669,000 after acquiring an additional 3,126,593 shares during the period. Boratto Eva C also sold $479,908 worth of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.17, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 29 investors sold EIX shares while 178 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 175 raised stakes. 264.23 million shares or 2.55% more from 257.66 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. UBS AG reissued a "buy" rating and set a $146.00 price target (down from $150.00) on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Johnson Invest Counsel Inc reported 0.04% stake. Capstone Asset Mngmt Co accumulated 4,444 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Guardian Life Of America owns 1,248 shares. Nordea Invest holds 0.05% or 107,947 shares in its portfolio. Alpha Windward Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.12% or 2,527 shares in its portfolio. Paradigm Asset Mgmt Limited holds 0% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) for 50,942 shares. (NYSE:FDS). Td Asset Management reported 35,898 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Willis Investment Counsel reported 102,825 shares stake. Carroll Assocs Inc has 0% invested in Edison International (NYSE:EIX).

Among 22 analysts covering Swiss Re (ETR:SR9), 7 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 9 Hold. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.94, for a total value of $472,099.30.

Analysts await FactSet Research Systems Inc. Macquarie Research initiated FactSet Research Systems Inc. The Illinois-based Roberts Glore & Il has invested 0.17% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can invested 0% of its portfolio in FactSet Research Systems Inc.

Since June 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $166,000 activity. After having $1.85 EPS previously, FactSet Research Systems Inc.'s analysts see 2.16% EPS growth. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 17% are positive.

Now, the FactSet Research estimate calls for Q4 2017 earnings of US$1.89. (NYSE:FDS) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 22. Barclays Capital downgraded it to "Underweight" rating and $164 target in Tuesday, January 10 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 10 by Barclays Capital. The stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, March 16. The stock of FactSet Research Systems Inc. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight" on Tuesday, August 23. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 30 by S&P Research. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of FDS in report on Wednesday, March 16 with "Equal-Weight" rating. Its up 0.11, from 0.88 in 2016Q3.

AMP Capital Investors Ltd cut its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems Inc. 48 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Lc reported 47,026 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. Earnest Ptnrs Limited Co accumulated 82,019 shares. (NYSE:FDS) for 5,333 shares. Davidson Inv Advsr has 1,138 shares. Veritable L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of FactSet Research Systems during the second quarter worth $210,000. (NYSE:FDS). 37,915 are held by Papp L Roy &. Indiana-based 1St Source Financial Bank has invested 0.37% in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). (NYSE:FDS) for 2,226 shares. Ariel Ltd reported 23,417 shares. FactSet Research Systems's payout ratio is 26.20%. (NYSE:FDS). Voya Invest Management Ltd Com owns 0.01% invested in FactSet Research Systems Inc.

Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in FactSet Research Systems Inc. Following the transaction, the director now owns 666,494 shares in the company, valued at $109,218,371.78.



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