Wall Street brokerages predict that Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $2.06 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Fair Isaac’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $2.05 to $2.07. Fair Isaac reported earnings per share of $2.50 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 17.6%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 29th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Fair Isaac will report full year earnings of $7.98 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.52 to $8.23. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $8.81 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $8.19 to $9.23. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Fair Isaac.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 29th. The technology company reported $2.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.76 by $0.38. Fair Isaac had a net margin of 18.92% and a return on equity of 89.98%. The business had revenue of $307.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $298.27 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.56 EPS. Fair Isaac’s quarterly revenue was up 10.7% on a year-over-year basis.

FICO has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Fair Isaac from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 17th. Robert W. Baird upped their price target on shares of Fair Isaac from $334.00 to $400.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Fair Isaac from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 6th. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $425.00 target price on shares of Fair Isaac in a research report on Friday. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co increased their target price on shares of Fair Isaac from $415.00 to $500.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, January 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $376.71.

FICO traded up $4.22 on Monday, reaching $389.40. The company had a trading volume of 180,360 shares, compared to its average volume of 264,145. Fair Isaac has a fifty-two week low of $177.65 and a fifty-two week high of $436.69. The stock has a market cap of $11.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 51.02 and a beta of 1.16. The company’s fifty day moving average is $324.68 and its 200 day moving average is $354.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.81, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01.

In other news, CEO William J. Lansing sold 24,298 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $333.08, for a total transaction of $8,093,177.84. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 185,852 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $61,903,584.16. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director A George Battle sold 5,625 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $365.46, for a total transaction of $2,055,712.50. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 5,625 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,055,712.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 30,423 shares of company stock valued at $10,341,620. 3.81% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of FICO. FMR LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Fair Isaac by 3,261.9% during the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 26,525 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $7,205,000 after acquiring an additional 25,736 shares during the period. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Fair Isaac by 44.1% in the 4th quarter. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC now owns 2,339 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $876,000 after purchasing an additional 716 shares during the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Fair Isaac by 49.8% in the 4th quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 10,525 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $3,944,000 after purchasing an additional 3,500 shares during the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its stake in Fair Isaac by 97.9% in the 4th quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 11,525 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $4,318,000 after purchasing an additional 5,700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its stake in Fair Isaac by 2.9% in the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,002 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $750,000 after purchasing an additional 56 shares during the last quarter. 84.77% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Fair Isaac Company Profile

Fair Isaac Corporation develops analytic, software, and data management products and services that enable businesses to automate, enhance, and connect decisions. The company offers analytical solutions, credit scoring, and credit account management products and services to banks, credit reporting agencies, credit card processing agencies, insurers, retailers, healthcare organizations, and public agencies.

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