Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- FactSet Research Systems (NYSE: FDS) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 803,532 shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $3.49 (+3.6%) at $100.56 as of 3:59 p.m. ET.
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FactSet Research Systems has a market cap of $4.36 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides financial and economic information to investment community worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5, 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full FactSet Research Systems Ratings Report. See all heavy volume stocks in our stocks moving on unusual volume list or get investment ideas from our investment research center. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.