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FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

  • Jun. 18, 2013, 1:20 PM
    FactSet Research (FDS -2.7%) pares early losses but is still notably lower after saying annual subscription value from U.S. operations came in at $590M for FQ3, a slight decrease from the $592M reported in FQ2. (PR)
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  • Mar. 13, 2012, 10:48 AM
    Shares of FactSet Research (FDS +8.2%) spike following the company's solid FQ2 beat on earnings and revenues. On a client basis, the annual retention rate improved to 92% at the quarter's end vs. 90% a year ago, reflecting a reduction in client turnover. FDS issued in-line guidance for FQ3.
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  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:18 PM
    FactSet Research (FDS -8.3%) sinks after the financial software firm projects EPS above analyst consensus for the current quarter but revenue slightly below Street estimates. FQ1 earnings rose 9.4%, helped by higher revenue and client growth, though recent volatility in financial markets interrupted buying patterns from some clients.
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  • Sep. 20, 2011, 10:17 AM
    Shares of FactSet Research Systems (FDS +3.3%) gain after the company knocks out an earnings beat of a penny for Q4 on revenue of $192M (+14% Y/Y). Professionals using FactSet's trading software increased by 5% to 48K over the last three months.
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  • Jun. 17, 2011, 11:07 AM
    JP Morgan upgrades Broadridge Financial (BR +2.5%) to overweight and raises its price target to $28. The firm says new deals recently inked by its technology services division could bring a $0.60-$0.70 boost in earnings over the next two years.
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FactSet Research Systems, Inc., provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community.