Analyst Rating Update on FactSet Research Systems (FDS)

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) : Zacks Investment Research ranks FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 14 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 15 research analysts is 3.13, which indicates as a Hold.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) : The highest level FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) is projected to reach is $162 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $138. The consolidated price target from 9 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $154.56 and the possibility the share price can swing is $9.22.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $154, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $157.15 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $149.41 and closed the trading day at $153.01, in the green by 1.20%. The total traded volume for the day was 670,312. The stock had closed at $151.19 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, Stern Rachel Rebecca, officer (Senior Vice President) of Factset Research Systems Inc, unloaded 4,583 shares at an average price of $153.37 on April 14, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $702,895, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet) is a provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community. The Company operates through three segments based on geographic business activities: the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. Sales, consulting, data collection, product development and software engineering are the primary functional groups within the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific segments that provide global financial and economic information to investment managers, investment banks and other financial services professionals. The U.S. segment services finance professionals, including financial institutions throughout the Americas, while the European and Asia Pacific segments service investment professionals located throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region, respectively. FactSet combines content regarding companies and securities from markets all over the globe into a single online platform of information and analytics.

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