FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC. (FDS)

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Score: 75/100
Analysis based upon 11/17/2017 closing price.
Latest Close: $196.09 Market Cap ($ mil): $7,669 Sector: Technology Industry: Computer Services Debt/Equity: 1.03
PE Ratio: 30.1 Price/Sales: 6.3 Price/Book: 13.7 Yield: 1.1% Return on Equity: 48.0%
52 Week High: $196.70 52 Week Low: $155.09 Relative Strength: 64 LT EPS Growth: 9.8% LT Sales Growth: 9.2%
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. The European segment maintains offices in France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Dubai. The Asia Pacific segment maintains office locations in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mumbai, India. The Company delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, service, content, and technology. Its offerings include a complete services solution focused on verifying, cleaning and loading portfolio data across asset classes, and an execution management system. The Company offers third-party content through desktop, wireless and off-platform solutions.

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Guru Criteria: Warren Buffett  
EARNINGS PREDICTABILITY:PASS
DEBT SERVICE:PASS
RETURN ON EQUITY:PASS
RETURN ON TOTAL CAPITAL:PASS
FREE CASH FLOW:PASS
USE OF RETAINED EARNINGS:FAIL
SHARE REPURCHASE:PASS
INITIAL RATE OF RETURN:PASS
EXPECTED RETURN:PASS

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