News headlines about Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fair Isaac Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.8246642153883 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) opened at 141.51 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $4.33 billion, a PE ratio of 37.94 and a beta of 1.22. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $140.78 and its 200 day moving average price is $134.93. Fair Isaac Corporation has a 1-year low of $109.77 and a 1-year high of $147.02.

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The technology company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.12. Fair Isaac Corporation had a return on equity of 27.84% and a net margin of 13.15%. The business had revenue of $231 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $237.07 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.45 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Fair Isaac Corporation will post $4.94 EPS for the current year.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Fair Isaac Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub raised Fair Isaac Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company lifted their target price on Fair Isaac Corporation from $150.00 to $160.00 and gave the company a “positive” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st.

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In other Fair Isaac Corporation news, Director David A. Rey sold 7,340 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.25, for a total value of $1,029,435.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 15,714 shares in the company, valued at $2,203,888.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director David A. Rey sold 2,660 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.47, for a total value of $373,650.20. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 11,034 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,549,945.98. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 28,486 shares of company stock valued at $3,889,452 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.

Fair Isaac Corporation Company Profile

Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) is a provider of analytic, software and data management products and services that enable businesses to automate and connect decisions. The Company operates through three segments: Applications, Scores and Decision Management Software. The Applications segment includes pre-configured decision management applications designed for a specific type of business problem or process, such as marketing, account origination, customer management, fraud, collections and insurance claims management.

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