FactSet Research Systems Inc. ($FDS) Cautious Buy or Hold to $90 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name FactSet Research Systems Inc.
Stock ticker FDS
Live stock price [stckqut]FDS[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good
MANAGEMENT EXECUTION
Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Fair
ANALYSIS
Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $109.55
Target stock price (averages with growth) $96.71
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $74.5
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $81.59

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=fds FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet) is a provider of global financial and economic information, including fundamental financial data on tens of thousands of companies worldwide. FactSet supports the investment process from initial research to published results for buy and sell-side professionals. These professionals include portfolio managers, research and performance analysts, risk managers, marketing professionals, sell-side equity research professionals, investment bankers and fixed income professionals. The Company?s applications provide users access to company analysis, multicompany comparisons, industry analysis, company screening, portfolio analysis, predictive risk measurements, alphatesting, portfolio optimization and simulation, real-time news and quotes and tools to value and analyze fixed income securities and portfolios. As of August 31, 2010, there were over 42,800 users of FactSet. On June 1, 2010, FactSet acquired Market Metrics, Inc.

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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