FactSet: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

March 26, 2020 GMT

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $88.7 million.

On a per-share basis, the Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $2.30. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and amortization costs, came to $2.55 per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.47 per share.

The financial data firm posted revenue of $369.8 million in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $370.4 million.


FactSet expects full-year earnings in the range of $9.85 to $10.15 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.49 billion to $1.5 billion.

FactSet shares have declined 13% since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined slightly in the last 12 months.


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