Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) insider James M. Wehmann sold 10,497 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $212.96, for a total value of $2,235,441.12. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 100,223 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $21,343,490.08. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

NYSE:FICO opened at $207.74 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.89, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 0.84. Fair Isaac Co. has a one year low of $141.90 and a one year high of $241.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 52.47, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.73 and a beta of 1.28.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The technology company reported $1.51 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.49. Fair Isaac had a return on equity of 39.61% and a net margin of 13.12%. The business had revenue of $259.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $257.49 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.16 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Fair Isaac Co. will post 4.5 earnings per share for the current year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lifted its stake in shares of Fair Isaac by 8.8% in the second quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 3,113 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $602,000 after acquiring an additional 251 shares in the last quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp raised its stake in Fair Isaac by 1.4% during the second quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp now owns 18,496 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $3,576,000 after buying an additional 261 shares in the last quarter. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. raised its stake in Fair Isaac by 8.4% during the second quarter. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. now owns 3,804 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $735,000 after buying an additional 294 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System raised its stake in Fair Isaac by 1.6% during the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 20,717 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $4,005,000 after buying an additional 334 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its stake in Fair Isaac by 11.0% during the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 5,362 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,037,000 after buying an additional 531 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 84.76% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on FICO shares. Barclays upped their target price on Fair Isaac from $190.00 to $200.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 12th. ValuEngine cut Fair Isaac from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fair Isaac from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 26th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co boosted their price target on Fair Isaac from $200.00 to $250.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $208.50.

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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