FactSet is an amazing database to do any and all [types] of analysis at an investment bank. The terminal offers readily available data which can be used to quickly make [decisions] or track the performance of a company. They have an excellent add-in [that] integrates MS [Excel] and MS Powerpoint so well that you can do automation and work on refreshing data accordingly.
- Plug-in and Add-ins help automate excel and PowerPoint charts / active-graphs[.]
- Real time update on data[.]
- Portfolio tracking[.]
- ESG score
- Stability of FactSet Excel Add-ins[.]
- Terminal interface can be as fast as Web-interface[.]
- Costing can be adjusted for retail users as well[.]
FactSet is well suited for investment professionals who are looking to analyze multiple companies in a short amount of time and also get regular real tie [updates] on relevant statistics. The API integrates the data with [the] live [mainstream] so well that it gets refreshed instantly and you just need to change [the] date. Sometimes the excel crashes or some other plugin won't work in excel, so need to improve on integration.