Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) EVP James M. Wehmann sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $196.43, for a total value of $1,964,300.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 99,726 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,589,178.18. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of FICO traded down $3.42 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $187.06. 1,731 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 215,843. Fair Isaac Co. has a 52 week low of $152.46 and a 52 week high of $241.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.01, a current ratio of 0.80 and a quick ratio of 0.80. The company has a market capitalization of $5.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 43.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.94 and a beta of 1.43.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 1st. The technology company reported $1.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.02 by ($0.13). Fair Isaac had a return on equity of 45.11% and a net margin of 13.79%. The company had revenue of $279.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $272.70 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.65 earnings per share. Fair Isaac’s revenue was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Fair Isaac Co. will post 4.89 EPS for the current year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Marshall Wace North America L.P. grew its stake in Fair Isaac by 23.0% during the third quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 373,263 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $85,309,000 after purchasing an additional 69,723 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP grew its stake in Fair Isaac by 201.4% during the third quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 23,881 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $5,458,000 after purchasing an additional 15,958 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in Fair Isaac by 1.3% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,590,921 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $592,154,000 after purchasing an additional 33,669 shares during the period. Standard Life Aberdeen plc grew its stake in Fair Isaac by 0.4% during the third quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 232,667 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $53,176,000 after purchasing an additional 1,041 shares during the period. Finally, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC grew its stake in Fair Isaac by 73.1% during the third quarter. Sawgrass Asset Management LLC now owns 4,465 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,020,000 after purchasing an additional 1,885 shares during the period. 83.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

FICO has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Wells Fargo & Co set a $250.00 price objective on Fair Isaac and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, November 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Fair Isaac from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 6th. ValuEngine downgraded Fair Isaac from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Finally, Barclays raised their price objective on Fair Isaac to $200.00 in a research report on Sunday, December 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $208.50.

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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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