FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013


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FactSet Research Systems Inc. ( FDS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FDS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.9% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $100.32, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FDS was $100.32, representing a -8.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $109.20 and a 15.47% increase over the 52 week low of $86.88.

FDS is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Google Inc. ( GOOG ) and Facebook, Inc. ( FB ). FDS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.24. Zacks Investment Research reports FDS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.4%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FDS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to FDS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FDS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Growth Portfolio ( PXSG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSG with an increase of 14.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FDS at 0.46%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: FB , FDS , GOOG , PXSG

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