Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by Barclays in a note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $150.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. Barclays’ target price points to a potential downside of 2.87% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities analysts have also commented on FICO. BidaskClub lowered Fair Isaac from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised Fair Isaac from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $164.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 16th.

Shares of Fair Isaac (NYSE FICO) traded down $1.20 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $154.44. The stock had a trading volume of 128,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 153,763. The company has a current ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09. The firm has a market cap of $4,667.68, a P/E ratio of 39.20, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.22 and a beta of 1.26. Fair Isaac has a twelve month low of $118.07 and a twelve month high of $159.00.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported $1.65 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.48. Fair Isaac had a return on equity of 30.03% and a net margin of 13.76%. The firm had revenue of $253.21 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $249.11 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.28 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Fair Isaac will post 3.68 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director A George Battle sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $150.46, for a total transaction of $752,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 21,259 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,198,629.14. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, Director Joanna Rees purchased 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $152.00 per share, for a total transaction of $456,000.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 4,989 shares in the company, valued at $758,328. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 5.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Koch Industries Inc. raised its holdings in Fair Isaac by 23,947.1% during the second quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 873,631 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $867,000 after purchasing an additional 869,998 shares during the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its holdings in Fair Isaac by 151.4% during the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 324,590 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $45,251,000 after purchasing an additional 195,488 shares during the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL acquired a new position in Fair Isaac during the second quarter worth $24,820,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in Fair Isaac by 134.5% during the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 310,040 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $43,223,000 after purchasing an additional 177,840 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C raised its holdings in Fair Isaac by 4.8% during the second quarter. Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C now owns 2,589,485 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $361,000,000 after purchasing an additional 117,514 shares during the last quarter. 90.02% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Fair Isaac

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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