James M. Wehmann Sells 9,503 Shares of Fair Isaac Co. (FICO) Stock

Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) insider James M. Wehmann sold 9,503 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $197.70, for a total transaction of $1,878,743.10. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 99,229 shares in the company, valued at $19,617,573.30. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

NYSE:FICO opened at $189.88 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.73 billion, a PE ratio of 47.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.45 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a current ratio of 0.84, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.89. Fair Isaac Co. has a 1-year low of $141.90 and a 1-year high of $241.10.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The technology company reported $1.51 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.49. The firm had revenue of $259.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $257.49 million. Fair Isaac had a net margin of 13.12% and a return on equity of 39.61%. The company’s revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.16 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Fair Isaac Co. will post 4.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.



Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. First Hawaiian Bank purchased a new stake in Fair Isaac during the 3rd quarter valued at about $155,000. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Fair Isaac during the 2nd quarter valued at about $192,000. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. purchased a new stake in Fair Isaac during the 2nd quarter valued at about $203,000. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC purchased a new stake in Fair Isaac during the 2nd quarter valued at about $204,000. Finally, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC purchased a new stake in Fair Isaac during the 2nd quarter valued at about $205,000. 84.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on FICO shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Fair Isaac from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Fair Isaac from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $230.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 31st. Wells Fargo & Co upped their target price on shares of Fair Isaac from $200.00 to $250.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on shares of Fair Isaac from $190.00 to $200.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 12th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $208.50.

About Fair Isaac

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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