NORWALK, Conn., May 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS), a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 12% increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend from $0.50 per share to $0.56 per share. The $0.06 per share increase marks the twelfth consecutive year the Company has increased dividends, highlighting its continued commitment to returning value to its shareholders. The cash dividend will be paid on June 20, 2017 to holders of record of FactSet’s common stock at the close of business on May 31, 2017.
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