FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.
The profile contains critical company information including:
- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FactSet) is a provider of analytical solutions and integrated financial information. The company offers its services toinvestment professionals including portfolio managers, research and performance analysts, marketing professionals, sell-side equity research professionals, risk managers, investment bankers and fixed income professionals. Its solutions include company analysis; multi-company comparisons; industry analysis; portfolio analysis; company screening; predictive risk measurements; portfolio optimization and simulation; alpha-testing; and real-time news, quotes and tools to analyze fixed income securities and portfolios. FactSet also provides services such as client support, training, single sign-on, instant messenger, mobile access, quality assurance, and installation. The company has operations in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the US. FactSet is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, the US.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Key Facts 5
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Key Employees 6
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - History 10
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Company Statement 13
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 Â– Company Analysis 17
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Business Description 17
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Corporate Strategy 18
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Strengths 19
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Weaknesses 20
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Opportunities 21
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Threats 22
FactSet Research Systems Inc. - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 Â– Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 Â– Appendix 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
List of Tables
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Key Facts 5
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Key Employees 6
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Major Products and Services 8
FactSet Research Systems Inc., History 10
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Other Locations 14
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Subsidiaries 15
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Key Competitors 23
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Ratios based on current share price 24
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Annual Ratios 25
FactSet Research Systems Inc. (Cont...1), Annual Ratios 26
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Interim Ratios 28
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 33 List of Figures
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27
FactSet Research Systems Inc., Ratio Charts 29
Secondary Research Information is collected from a number of publicly available as well as paid databases. Public sources involve publications by different associations and governments, annual reports and statements of companies, white papers and research publications by recognized industry experts and renowned academia etc. Paid data sources include third party authentic industry databases.
Once data collection is done through secondary research, primary interviews are conducted with different stakeholders across the value chain like manufacturers, distributors, ingredient/input suppliers, end customers and other key opinion leaders of the industry. Primary research is used both to validate the data points obtained from secondary research and to fill in the data gaps after secondary research.
The market engineering phase involves analyzing the data collected, market breakdown and forecasting. Macroeconomic indicators and bottom-up and top-down approaches are used to arrive at a complete set of data points that give way to valuable qualitative and quantitative insights. Each data point is verified by the process of data triangulation to validate the numbers and arrive at close estimates.
The market engineered data is verified and validated by a number of experts, both in-house and external.
REPORT WRITING/ PRESENTATION
After the data is curated by the mentioned highly sophisticated process, the analysts begin to write the report. Garnering insights from data and forecasts, insights are drawn to visualize the entire ecosystem in a single report.