Amended Annual Report


     

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C.   20549


Form 10-K/A

Amendment No. 1


|X| ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED AUGUST 31, 2002

|_| TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
FOR TRANSITION PERIOD FROM  ________ TO  ________

Commission File Number: 1-11869  

FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 13-3362547
(State or other jurisdiction of (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
incorporation or organization)  
     
One Greenwich Plaza, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
(Address of principal executive office) (Zip Code)
     
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203) 863-1500;

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:   Common Stock
Name of each exchange on which registered:   New York Stock Exchange
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:   None

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.           Yes |X|      No|_|

Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and was not and will not be contained, to the best of registrant’s knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of registrant’s most recent Form 10-K or any amendment to such Form 10-K.  |_|

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an accelerated filer (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).   Yes [X]    No|_|

The aggregate market value of the common stock held by non-affiliates of the registrant as of November 8, 2002 was $584,160,428.

The number of shares outstanding of the registrant’s common stock as of November 8, 2002 was 33,784,766.

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

Portions of the Annual Report to Stockholders for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2002 into Parts I and II. Portions of the definitive Proxy Statement dated November 26, 2002 into Part III.


FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC.

Form 10-K/A

For The Fiscal Year Ended August 31, 2002

Explanatory Note

               Pursuant to Rule 12b-15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, FactSet Research Systems Inc. hereby amends its Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2002 by amending and restating Item 15 in its entirety.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part IV


ITEM 15.   Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules and Reports on Form 8-K   page 2
     
Signature   page 4
     
Certifications   pages 5 & 6
     


ITEM 15.    EXHIBITS, FINANCIAL STATEMENT SCHEDULES AND REPORTS ON FORM 8-K

  (a) The following documents are filed as part of this report:

  The following information from FactSet Research Systems Inc.’s fiscal year 2002 Annual Report to Stockholders is incorporated by reference under Items 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 7A, and 8 and are filed as part of this report as part of Exhibit 13.1:

 
 
  Five-Year Summary of Selected Financial Data page 9  
  Management’s Discussion and Analysis pages 10-16  
  Consolidated Statements of Income page 17  
  Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition pages 18-19  
  Consolidated Statements of Changes in Stockholders’ Equity pages 20-21  
  Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows pages 22-23  
  Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements pages 24-36  
  Report of Independent Accountants page 37  
  Quarterly Financial Data, Common Stock and Quarterly Stock Prices page 38  

  The following information from FactSet Research Systems Inc.’s definitive Proxy Statement dated November 26, 2002 is incorporated by reference under Items 10, 11, 12 and 13:
 
 
  Information Regarding the Board of Directors and Related Committees pages 1-4  
  Section 16(a) Beneficial Ownership Reporting Compliance page 5  
  Information Regarding Beneficial Ownership of Principal Stockholders, Directors and Management pages 6-7  
  Information Regarding Named Executive Officer Compensation page 8  
  Compensation Pursuant to Stock Options page 9  
  Employment Agreements page 11  

  (b) Reports on Form 8-K

        No reports on Form 8-K were filed during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2002.

  (c) Exhibit Listing


 
 
  EXHIBIT NUMBER DESCRIPTION  
       
  3.1 Restated Certificate of Incorporation (1)  
  3.12 Amendment to Restated Certificate of Incorporation (10)  
  3.2 By-laws (2)  
  4.1 Form of Common Stock (1)  
  10.1 Form of Consulting Agreement between the Company and Charles J. Snyder (3)  
  10.2 Letter of Agreement between the Company and Ernest S. Wong (1)  
  10.31 Amendment to 364-Day Credit Agreement, dated March 29, 2002 (4)  
  10.32 Amendment to the Three-Year Credit Agreement (10)  
  10.33 Retirement Agreement between the Company and Howard E. Wille (2)  
  10.4 The FactSet Research Systems Inc. 1994 Stock Option Plan and 1996 Stock Option Plan (6)  
  10.5 The FactSet Research Systems Inc. Non-Employee Directors’ Stock Option Plan (7)  
  10.6 The FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2000 Stock Option Plan (8)  
  10.7 The FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2001 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (9)  
  13.1 The Company’s fiscal 2002 Annual Report to Stockholders (11)  
  21 Subsidiaries of the Company (11)  
  23 Consent of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (11)  
  99.1 Certification of the Chief Executive Officer of FactSet Research Systems Inc.  
    Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002  
  99.2 Certification of the Chief Financial Officer of FactSet Research Systems Inc.  
    Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002  


    (1)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-4238).
    (2)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the third quarter of fiscal year 2000.
    (3)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year 1999.
    (4)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the second quarter of fiscal year 2002.
    (5)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of fiscal year 1999.
    (6)  Incorporated by reference to the Company's Registration Statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-22319).
    (7)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-59839).
    (8)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-56870).
    (9)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-57880).
  (10)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year 2001.
  (11)  Incorporated by reference to the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year 2002.

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

EXHIBITS

99.1 Certification of the Chief Executive Officer of FactSet Research Systems Inc.
Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
99.2 Certification of the Chief Financial Officer of FactSet Research Systems Inc.
Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.


 

SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


  FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC.
Registrant

Date:   July 11, 2003 /s/ ERNEST S. WONG
Ernest S. Wong,
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,
Treasurer and Secretary


 

CERTIFICATIONS

I, Philip A. Hadley, certify that:

  1. I have reviewed this annual report on Form 10-K/A of FactSet Research Systems Inc.;

  2. Based on my knowledge, this annual report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this annual report;

  3. Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this annual report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this annual report;

  4. The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-14 and 15d-14) for the registrant and have:

    a) designed such disclosure controls and procedures to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this annual report is being prepared;

    b) evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures as of a date within 90 days prior to the filing date of this annual report (the “Evaluation Date”); and

    c) presented in this annual report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures based on our evaluation as of the Evaluation Date;


  5. The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of registrant's board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

    a) all significant deficiencies in the design or operation of internal controls which could adversely affect the registrant’;s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial data and have identified for the registrant’s auditors any material weaknesses in internal controls; and

    b) any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal controls; and


  6. The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have indicated in this annual report whether there were significant changes in internal controls or in other factors that could significantly affect internal controls subsequent to the date of our most recent evaluation, including any corrective actions with regard to significant deficiencies and material weaknesses.

Date:   July 11, 2003  

  /s/ Philip A. Hadley
Philip A. Hadley
Chief Executive Officer


I, Ernest S. Wong, certify that:

  1. I have reviewed this annual report on Form 10-K/A of FactSet Research Systems Inc.;

  2. Based on my knowledge, this annual report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this annual report;

  3. Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this annual report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this annual report;

  4. The registrant’s other certifying officers and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-14 and 15d-14) for the registrant and have:

    a) designed such disclosure controls and procedures to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this annual report is being prepared;

    b) evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures as of a date within 90 days prior to the filing date of this annual report (the “Evaluation Date”); and

    c) presented in this annual report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures based on our evaluation as of the Evaluation Date;


  5. The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of registrant's board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

    a) all significant deficiencies in the design or operation of internal controls which could adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial data and have identified for the registrant’s auditors any material weaknesses in internal controls; and

    b) any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal controls; and


  6. The registrant’s other certifying officers and I have indicated in this annual report whether there were significant changes in internal controls or in other factors that could significantly affect internal controls subsequent to the date of our most recent evaluation, including any corrective actions with regard to significant deficiencies and material weaknesses.

Date:   July 11, 2003  

  /s/ Ernest S. Wong
Ernest S. Wong
Chief Financial Officer


EXHIBIT 99.1

FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC.

 
CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002


         In connection with the Annual Report of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (the “Company”) on Form 10-K for the period ending August 31, 2002 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), I, Philip A. Hadley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §1350, as adopted pursuant to §906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:

         (1)   The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and

         (2)   The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.



/s/ Philip A. Hadley
      Philip A. Hadley
      Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
      November 26, 2002


         A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to FactSet Research Systems Inc. and will be retained by FactSet Research Systems Inc. and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.


EXHIBIT 99.2

FACTSET RESEARCH SYSTEMS INC.

 
CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

         In connection with the Annual Report of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (the “Company”) on Form 10-K for the period ending August 31, 2002 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), I, Ernest S. Wong, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §1350, as adopted pursuant to §906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:

         (1)   The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and

         (2)   The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.



/s/ Ernest S. Wong
      Ernest S. Wong
      Chief Financial Officer
      November 26, 2002


         A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to FactSet Research Systems Inc. and will be retained by FactSet Research Systems Inc. and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.




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