Newfocus Financial Group buys $2,132,066 stake in FactSet Research Systems (FDS)

FactSet Research Systems (FDS) : Newfocus Financial Group scooped up 204 additional shares in FactSet Research Systems during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 9, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 12,273 shares of FactSet Research Systems which is valued at $2,132,066.FactSet Research Systems makes up approximately 1.51% of Newfocus Financial Group’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Brown Capital Management reduced its stake in FDS by selling 820 shares or 2.7% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 29,497 shares of FDS which is valued at $5,138,672. FactSet Research Systems makes up approx 0.08% of Brown Capital Management’s portfolio.Rice Hall James Associates reduced its stake in FDS by selling 237 shares or 2.14% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 10,853 shares of FDS which is valued at $1,865,414. FactSet Research Systems makes up approx 0.10% of Rice Hall James Associates’s portfolio.Dock Street Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in FDS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 130 additional shares and now holds a total of 25,928 shares of FactSet Research Systems which is valued at $4,456,505. FactSet Research Systems makes up approx 3.75% of Dock Street Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.

FactSet Research Systems closed down -0.06 points or -0.03% at $173.33 with 1,78,003 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $173.74, the shares hit an intraday low of $172.05 and an intraday high of $174.02 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, FactSet Research Systems reported $1.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Jun 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.63. The company had revenue of $287.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $287.67 million. The company’s revenue was up 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.42 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on FactSet Research Systems. Credit Suisse Initiated FactSet Research Systems on Jul 12, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $182.

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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