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FactSet (FDS) Appoints Kendra Brown as Investor Relations' SVP

FactSet Research Systems Inc. FDS announced the appointment of Kendra Brown as the company’s senior vice president (“SVP”), Investor Relations. She replaces Rima Hyder, SVP, Investor and Media Relations, who has resigned, effective Dec 10 2021.

Brown joined FactSet in 1999 and is currently senior vice president and chief of staff to the CEO. Before this, she was the director of Product Development within FactSet’s Research & Advisory workflow solutions business. Brown is highly experienced in product development with focus on financial applications and content, and market analysis.

FactSet believes that her extensive experience will be useful in communicating strategies and results to key stakeholders and the investment community.

“Kendra’s deep knowledge of FactSet, working side-by-side with our CEO, Phil Snow, and her industry expertise makes her the clear choice to step into this role,” said Linda Huber, chief financial officer, FactSet.

FactSet’s shares have appreciated 40.3% over the past year, significantly outperforming the 18.5% gain of the industry it belongs to and 30.6% growth of the Zacks S&P 500 composite.

Zacks Rank and Stocks to Consider

FactSet’s currently carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

Some better-ranked stocks in the broader Business Services sector are Avis Budget CAR, sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and Automatic Data Processing ADP and Alliance Data Systems ADS, each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Avis Budget has an expected earnings growth rate of 395.7% for the current year. The company has a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 76.9%, on average.

Avis Budget’s shares have surged 637.1% in the past year. The company has a long-term earnings growth of 27.5%.

Automatic Data Processing has an expected earnings growth rate of 12.3% for the current fiscal year. The company has a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 9.7%, on average.

Automatic Data Processing’s shares have surged 31.6% in the past year. The company has a long-term earnings growth of 12%.

Alliance Data has an expected earnings growth rate of 93.6% for the current fiscal year. The company has a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 52.9%, on average.

Alliance Data’s shares have surged 14.4% in the past year. The company has a long-term earnings growth of 13.4%.


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