5 Key Quarterly Reports to Watch

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In this article, we discuss the 5 key quarterly reports to watch. If you want to read our detailed analysis of these companies, go directly to the 10 Key Quarterly Reports to Watch.

5. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS)

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FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) recently came into the limelight after announcing better-than-expected profit and sales for its fiscal first quarter. The financial data and software company reported adjusted earnings of $3.25 per share, up 12.8 percent from the year-ago quarter.

Revenue for the quarter rose 9.4 percent versus last year to $424.7 million. Analysts were expecting FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) to post earnings of $2.99 per share on revenue of $419.4 million.

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The company also reaffirmed its financial outlook for the full year. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) continues to expect adjusted earnings in the range of $12.00 – $12.30 per share and revenue between $1.705 – $1.720 billion.

Speaking on the results, CEO of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS), Phil Snow, said:

“I’m pleased to report that FactSet once again delivered impressive quarterly results, reflecting the continuing momentum in our business. It is clear that the investments we have made in our business are paying off in top line growth.”

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