Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) Director A George Battle acquired 5,230 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $190.57 per share, with a total value of $996,681.10. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of FICO stock traded down $8.07 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $182.41. 191,809 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 221,371. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.01, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a current ratio of 0.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.52 billion, a PE ratio of 42.03, a PEG ratio of 3.90 and a beta of 1.43. Fair Isaac Co. has a 52 week low of $152.46 and a 52 week high of $241.10.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The technology company reported $1.89 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.02 by ($0.13). The business had revenue of $279.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $272.70 million. Fair Isaac had a return on equity of 45.11% and a net margin of 13.79%. Fair Isaac’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.65 EPS. As a group, analysts forecast that Fair Isaac Co. will post 4.89 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of FICO. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new position in Fair Isaac in the second quarter valued at about $690,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its holdings in Fair Isaac by 51.0% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 13,301 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $2,571,000 after buying an additional 4,492 shares during the last quarter. Oakbrook Investments LLC boosted its holdings in Fair Isaac by 40.7% during the second quarter. Oakbrook Investments LLC now owns 3,200 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $619,000 after buying an additional 925 shares during the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank boosted its holdings in Fair Isaac by 67.0% during the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 7,171 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,386,000 after buying an additional 2,877 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fred Alger Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Fair Isaac by 67.6% during the second quarter. Fred Alger Management Inc. now owns 79,565 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $15,382,000 after buying an additional 32,090 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 83.95% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have issued reports on FICO. Zacks Investment Research lowered Fair Isaac from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 25th. Barclays upgraded Fair Isaac from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $200.00 to $225.00 in a research note on Friday, November 30th. ValuEngine lowered Fair Isaac from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 2nd. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co set a $250.00 price objective on Fair Isaac and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, November 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $208.50.

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About Fair Isaac

Fair Isaac Corporation develops analytic, software, and data management products and services that enable businesses to automate, enhance, and connect decisions. The company offers analytical solutions, credit scoring, and credit account management products and services to banks, credit reporting agencies, credit card processing agencies, insurers, retailers, healthcare organizations, and public agencies.

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