NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for FactSet Research Systems (NYSE: FDS) is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 31 cents per share. At a price of $107.02 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for FactSet Research Systems has been 415,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. FactSet Research Systems has a market cap of $4.75 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 22.6% 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 28, above the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio of 27.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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 increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full FactSet Research Systems Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.