Fair Isaac Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.02 (fico)
Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:fico) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd will be given a dividend of 0.02 per share on Friday, March 17th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 1st.
Shares of Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) opened at 128.79 on Friday. Fair Isaac Corporation has a 1-year low of $92.70 and a 1-year high of $132.95. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $123.84 and its 200 day moving average is $123.03. The company has a market cap of $4.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.50 and a beta of 1.24.
Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 31st. The company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.39. The company earned $219.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $212.55 million. Fair Isaac Corporation had a net margin of 14.22% and a return on equity of 30.90%. Fair Isaac Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.99 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Fair Isaac Corporation will post $4.96 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of analysts have commented on FICO shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Fair Isaac Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 27th. Wells Fargo & Company set a $130.00 price objective on shares of Fair Isaac Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 6th. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective (down previously from $135.00) on shares of Fair Isaac Corporation in a report on Tuesday, November 8th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $126.25.
In other news, insider William J. Lansing sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $122.28, for a total value of $3,668,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 177,255 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $21,674,741.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director A George Battle sold 6,375 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $123.76, for a total transaction of $788,970.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 24,809 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,070,361.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 81,832 shares of company stock valued at $10,025,958. Corporate insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.
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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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