NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

FactSet Research Systems

(NYSE:

FDS

) is Monday, February 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 27 cents per share. At a price of $89.77 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for FactSet Research Systems has been 315,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. FactSet Research Systems has a market cap of $4.18 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are up 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides financial and economic information to investment community worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1, below the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 24.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates FactSet Research Systems as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

FactSet Research Systems Ratings Report

.

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