Analysts Expect Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) to Announce $0.90 EPS
Analysts predict that Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) will report earnings of $0.90 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Fair Isaac Corporation’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.85 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.94. Fair Isaac Corporation reported earnings per share of $1.16 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 22.4%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings report after the market closes on Monday, July 31st.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Fair Isaac Corporation will report full year earnings of $2.89 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.73 to $3.06. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $3.95 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.61 to $4.29. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Fair Isaac Corporation.
Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The technology company reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.05. Fair Isaac Corporation had a return on equity of 30.75% and a net margin of 14.10%. The firm had revenue of $228.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $220.05 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.09 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year.
Several analysts have weighed in on FICO shares. BidaskClub upgraded Fair Isaac Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fair Isaac Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd.
In other Fair Isaac Corporation news, Director Greg R. Gianforte sold 18,486 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $134.50, for a total value of $2,486,367.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,877 shares in the company, valued at $2,807,956.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CAO Michael S. Leonard sold 1,508 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $138.10, for a total value of $208,254.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 5,478 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $756,511.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 32,744 shares of company stock valued at $4,456,289. 5.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of FICO. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Fair Isaac Corporation by 23,429.3% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,195,752 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $412,092,000 after buying an additional 3,182,170 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Fair Isaac Corporation by 4.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,536,044 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $327,023,000 after buying an additional 117,846 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its position in Fair Isaac Corporation by 10.5% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,974,310 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $254,587,000 after buying an additional 188,227 shares during the period. RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC increased its position in Fair Isaac Corporation by 3.5% in the first quarter. RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC now owns 1,321,285 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $170,380,000 after buying an additional 44,271 shares during the period. Finally, State Street Corp increased its position in Fair Isaac Corporation by 2.5% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 993,200 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $128,076,000 after buying an additional 24,396 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.49% of the company’s stock.
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Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) opened at 141.55 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $137.11 and its 200 day moving average is $131.12. Fair Isaac Corporation has a 12-month low of $109.77 and a 12-month high of $142.99. The company has a market cap of $4.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.20 and a beta of 1.20.
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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