Based on the average 12-month price targets of Wall Street analysts, these stocks could gain between 4% and 90% in the coming year.
We present the stocks in order of earnings release date.
9. FactSet Research Systems (FDS - Get Report), supplies global economic and financial data to financial professionals. Its databases combine multiple suppliers into a single online source of information and analytics, including fundamental data. FactSet will announce first-quarter fiscal 2012 results on Dec. 13.Net income for the quarter is estimated at $46.13 million, or $1.00 per share, compared with $40.18 million, or 85 cents per share, in the same quarter prior fiscal, according to the analyst consensus from Bloomberg. Sales are seen at $197 million, an increase of 14% from $173.29 million recorded in the earlier-year period. Operating profit for the quarter is seen increasing by 12% to $66.80 million from $59.43 million in the same quarter a year before. Currently, the company has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Of the nine analysts covering the stock, four recommend a buy and the rest suggest a hold. There are no sell ratings on the stock. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 5.4% to $98.25 from current levels over the next 12 months.