FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.77 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2020. Shareholders who purchased FDS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.94% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $355.96, the dividend yield is .87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FDS was $355.96, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $363.64 and a 82.34% increase over the 52 week low of $195.22.
FDS is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) and Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL). FDS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $9.7. Zacks Investment Research reports FDS's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 5.16%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FDS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FDS as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P MidCap Quality ETF (XMHQ)
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (KCE)
- Invesco S&P MidCap Momentum ETF (XMMO)
- AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF (CWS)
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF (IVOG).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOG with an increase of 48.42% over the last 100 days. XMHQ has the highest percent weighting of FDS at 4.8%.
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