Brokerages forecast that Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) will report $1.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Fair Isaac’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.42 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.36. Fair Isaac reported earnings per share of $1.05 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 32.4%. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, April 26th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Fair Isaac will report full-year earnings of $5.89 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $5.46 to $6.11. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $6.87 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.42 to $7.25. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Fair Isaac.
Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The technology company reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.59. Fair Isaac had a return on equity of 30.96% and a net margin of 12.41%. The firm had revenue of $235.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $235.04 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.03 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis.
Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Moody Aldrich Partners LLC lifted its stake in shares of Fair Isaac by 12.7% in the third quarter. Moody Aldrich Partners LLC now owns 8,932 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,255,000 after acquiring an additional 1,007 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Fair Isaac by 0.3% in the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 249,287 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $35,025,000 after acquiring an additional 827 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Fair Isaac by 4.0% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 101,719 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $14,292,000 after acquiring an additional 3,919 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. lifted its stake in shares of Fair Isaac by 106.6% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 2,851 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $400,000 after acquiring an additional 1,471 shares during the period. Finally, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board acquired a new position in shares of Fair Isaac in the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,164,000. 87.21% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Shares of Fair Isaac (FICO) traded down $2.60 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $173.50. The stock had a trading volume of 71,627 shares, compared to its average volume of 168,033. Fair Isaac has a 12-month low of $124.59 and a 12-month high of $179.58. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,327.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.09 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 0.85, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20.
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Fair Isaac Company Profile
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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