Invictus RG purchased a new stake in FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 3,286 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $592,000.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. BB&T Investment Services Inc. lifted its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 45.6% during the 3rd quarter. BB&T Investment Services Inc. now owns 6,038 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,096,000 after purchasing an additional 1,890 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 0.3% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 168,037 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $30,264,000 after purchasing an additional 432 shares during the last quarter. BB&T Securities LLC lifted its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 17.4% during the 3rd quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 13,047 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,349,000 after purchasing an additional 1,930 shares during the last quarter. Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 16.7% during the 3rd quarter. Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC now owns 6,822 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $473,000 after purchasing an additional 978 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of FactSet Research Systems by 6.1% during the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 160,331 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $28,878,000 after purchasing an additional 9,172 shares during the last quarter. 93.73% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) traded up $2.55 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $204.00. 241,905 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 300,756. The company has a current ratio of 2.04, a quick ratio of 2.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,878.66, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.56, a PEG ratio of 2.29 and a beta of 0.97. FactSet Research Systems Inc. has a one year low of $155.09 and a one year high of $202.24.

FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September 26th. The business services provider reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.89 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $326.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $325.26 million. FactSet Research Systems had a net margin of 21.15% and a return on equity of 55.76%. FactSet Research Systems’s quarterly revenue was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.69 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that FactSet Research Systems Inc. will post 8.18 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.56 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. FactSet Research Systems’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 34.36%.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a $166.00 price objective (up from $157.00) on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Barclays lifted their price objective on shares of FactSet Research Systems from $164.00 to $175.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FactSet Research Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $220.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Bank of America reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $192.00 price target (up from $180.00) on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $169.00 price target (up from $163.00) on shares of FactSet Research Systems in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. FactSet Research Systems presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $180.73.

In other FactSet Research Systems news, COO Mark J. Hale sold 9,458 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $180.34, for a total value of $1,705,655.72. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 11,314 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,040,366.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Matthew J. Mcnulty sold 1,049 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $181.00, for a total transaction of $189,869.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,499 shares in the company, valued at approximately $452,319. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 17,841 shares of company stock worth $3,224,739. Company insiders own 2.80% of the company’s stock.

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About FactSet Research Systems

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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