S&P Capital IQ vs. FactSet

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
S&P Capital IQ
Score 7.6 out of 10
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Capital IQ is a market intelligence software solution offered by S&P Global Market Intelligence, which is the result of McGraw Hill Financial's acquisition of SNL Financial.N/A
FactSet
Score 8.4 out of 10
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FactSet is a provider of financial data and analytic applications for investment management and investment banking professionals.N/A
Pricing
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S&P Capital IQFactSet
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ
Score 7.6 out of 10
Enterprises
Factiva
Factiva
Score 8.3 out of 10
Factiva
Factiva
Score 8.3 out of 10
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User Ratings
S&P Capital IQFactSet
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(8 ratings)
9.3
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
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Support Rating
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7.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
S&P Capital IQFactSet
Likelihood to Recommend
S&P Global Inc.
The exhaustive data set that is part of the Capital IQ platform helps create an extensive analysis and diversified dashboards help get the true insights from the data regression which is applicable throughout the platform across location and industry which sets apart it as a research and analytics tool. The search capabilities and precise & accurate data do what it is supposed to do
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FactSet
Integration with MS Powerpoint is one of my first recommendations, it is an advance to be able to integrate FactSet with other products to be able to expand the capacity of accounting departments. The scalability of FactSet is amazing and is related to its integration plugins. The ROI achieved through FactSet also continues to motivate me to recommend it.
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Pros
S&P Global Inc.
  • Data aggregation and charting. We consistently use Capital IQ's data collection abilities for comparing multiple indices and/or individual publicly traded securities.
  • Excel integration. Cap IQ's Excel plug-in is extremely useful for performing valuation analyses, and allows one to easily update key market metrics for ongoing use.
  • Transaction monitoring. Cap IQ maintains a reliable and continuously updated store of M&A transactions that one can reference for the purpose of analyzing deal activity in a particular industry subsector.
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FactSet
  • curating outside in intelligence
  • enabling account plans target addressable market estimation
  • competitors tracking
  • value proposition pitching
  • RFP deal support
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Cons
S&P Global Inc.
  • The scope and depth of the collected data can be increased.
  • The UI with little icons and buttons may be difficult at first but may become intuitive. The UI isn't horrible but might be better.
  • Global data coverage, but US and UK markets have the greatest details. MENA and APAC lack.
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FactSet
  • Faster load time
  • API integration
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Likelihood to Renew
S&P Global Inc.
[It's the] best ever.
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FactSet
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Support Rating
S&P Global Inc.
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FactSet
I think the data delivery could be improved, but it's a good data set.
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Alternatives Considered
S&P Global Inc.
We had Capital IQ in addition to Bloomberg. It was much easier for a new person to use Capital IQ than Bloomberg. The ease of use was a huge selling point for us. Yahoo finance on the other hand is free, but you cannot gather all the data you may need in one location like you can in Capital IQ.
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FactSet
Global Data, AlphaSense, Hoovers, S&P, etc.
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Return on Investment
S&P Global Inc.
  • S&P Capital IQ contributes to a more comprehensive analysis of companies when making decisions on how best to market them to potential buyers.
  • S&P Capital IQ has enabled my company to be more efficient in learning about and valuing companies.
  • Due to the quality and reliability of information S&P Capital IQ has, it is saving my company large amounts of time.
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FactSet
  • High quality sales pitches
  • stress tested competitive revenue models
  • outside in views for all selling and marketing stakeholders
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