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 shares were 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 sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Fair Isaac stock opened at $189.88 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.53 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.71, a P/E/G ratio of 3.33 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 twelve month low of $141.90 and a twelve month high of $241.10.

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

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in FICO. Valley Forge Capital Management LP bought a new position in shares of Fair Isaac during the second quarter worth approximately $61,684,000. Millennium Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Fair Isaac by 307.3% during the second quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 192,104 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $37,138,000 after purchasing an additional 144,938 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Fair Isaac during the second quarter worth approximately $17,879,000. Paloma Partners Management Co increased its holdings in shares of Fair Isaac by 2,551.1% during the second quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co now owns 85,099 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $16,451,000 after purchasing an additional 81,889 shares during the period. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA increased its holdings in shares of Fair Isaac by 2,316.1% during the second quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 63,206 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $12,219,000 after purchasing an additional 60,590 shares during the period. 84.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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