News stories about Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fair Isaac Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.1058283707393 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

FICO has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fair Isaac Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Wells Fargo & Company raised their price objective on Fair Isaac Corporation from $150.00 to $160.00 and gave the company a “positive” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Fair Isaac Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st.

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) traded up 0.48% on Monday, reaching $139.05. The company had a trading volume of 67,807 shares. Fair Isaac Corporation has a 1-year low of $109.77 and a 1-year high of $147.02. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.28 and a beta of 1.20. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $140.92 and its 200 day moving average price is $134.41.

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 31st. The technology company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $231 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $237.07 million. Fair Isaac Corporation had a net margin of 13.15% and a return on equity of 27.84%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.45 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Fair Isaac Corporation will post $4.94 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Greg R. Gianforte sold 18,486 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $134.50, for a total transaction of $2,486,367.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,877 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,807,956.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 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 transaction of $1,029,435.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 15,714 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,203,888.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 28,486 shares of company stock valued at $3,889,452 in the last ninety days. 5.60% of the stock is currently owned by company 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.

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