Press coverage about Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fair Isaac Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.6973979379847 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of brokerages have commented on FICO. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Fair Isaac Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Fair Isaac Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company boosted their price objective on shares of Fair Isaac Corporation from $150.00 to $160.00 and gave the stock a “positive” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st.

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) opened at 137.03 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $140.66 and a 200-day moving average of $133.32. Fair Isaac Corporation has a one year low of $109.77 and a one year high of $147.02. The firm has a market cap of $4.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.74 and a beta of 1.20.

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

In other Fair Isaac Corporation news, Director Greg R. Gianforte sold 18,486 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $134.50, for a total value of $2,486,367.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 20,877 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,807,956.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 5.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Fair Isaac Corporation

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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