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Factset Research Systems Inc. Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Factset Research Systems Inc. (FDS) reported a profit for its second quarter that climbed from the same period last year.

The company's profit totaled $84.70 million, or $2.19 per share. This compares with $53.14 million, or $1.33 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Factset Research Systems Inc. reported adjusted earnings of $93.60 million or $2.42 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.33 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 5.9% to $354.90 million from $335.23 million last year.

Factset Research Systems Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $93.60 Mln. vs. $84.35 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.42 vs. $2.12 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.33
-Revenue (Q2): $354.90 Mln vs. $335.23 Mln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $9.50 - $9.65
Full year revenue guidance: $1.41 - $1.45 Bln

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