Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Media coverage about Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) has trended positive on Friday, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. AlphaOne, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fair Isaac Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46 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.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted AlphaOne’s analysis:

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

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Fair Isaac Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th.

Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) traded up 0.49% on Friday, hitting $135.40. The stock had a trading volume of 339,647 shares. Fair Isaac Corporation has a 52-week low of $105.69 and a 52-week high of $139.00. The company has a market cap of $4.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 33.67 and a beta of 1.20. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $134.96 and its 200-day moving average is $128.00.

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) last announced its quarterly earnings data 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. The company had revenue of $228.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $220.05 million. Fair Isaac Corporation had a net margin of 14.10% and a return on equity of 30.75%. The firm’s revenue was up 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.09 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Fair Isaac Corporation will post $4.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, 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 sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 5,478 shares in the company, valued at $756,511.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Greg R. Gianforte sold 18,486 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $134.50, for a total value of $2,486,367.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,877 shares in the company, valued at $2,807,956.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 37,451 shares of company stock worth $5,061,562. 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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