Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) Stock Price

News headlines about Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fair Isaac Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.6928878187769 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

FICO has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Fair Isaac Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Wells Fargo & Company raised their target price on shares of Fair Isaac Corporation from $150.00 to $160.00 and gave the company a “positive” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Fair Isaac Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $164.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 16th.

Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) opened at 146.59 on Friday. Fair Isaac Corporation has a 1-year low of $109.77 and a 1-year high of $149.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.30 and a beta of 1.21. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $141.60 and its 200 day moving average is $137.82.

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 31st. The technology company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.90 by ($0.12). The firm had revenue of $231.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $237.07 million. Fair Isaac Corporation had a return on equity of 27.84% and a net margin of 13.15%. The firm’s revenue was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.45 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Fair Isaac Corporation will post $4.93 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director David A. Rey sold 2,660 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.47, for a total transaction of $373,650.20. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 11,034 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,549,945.98. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director David A. Rey sold 7,340 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.25, for a total value of $1,029,435.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 15,714 shares in the company, valued at $2,203,888.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO)

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO)

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