Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO) Move as Institutional Investors’ Sentiment Falls

July 17, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO) Move  as Institutional Investors' Sentiment  Falls

Sentiment for Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO)

Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2016 Q4. Its down -0.39, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. The ratio dived, as 92 investment professionals started new or increased holdings, while 131 reduced and sold their stock positions in Fair Isaac Corp. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now have: 27.09 million shares, down from 27.25 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Fair Isaac Corp in their top 10 holdings decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 37 Reduced: 94 Increased: 70 New Position: 22.

Fair Isaac Corporation is a provider of analytic, software and data management services and products that enable businesses to automate and connect decisions. The company has market cap of $4.41 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: Applications, Scores and Decision Management Software. It has a 35.33 P/E ratio. 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.

About 52,365 shares traded. Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) has risen 27.37% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.67% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) to release earnings on July, 27. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.90, down exactly $0.26 or 22.41 % from 2014’s $1.16 EPS. The expected FICO’s profit could reach $27.93M giving the stock 39.47 P/E in the case that $0.90 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.78 EPS for the previous quarter, Fair Isaac Corporation’s analysts now forecast 15.38 % EPS growth.

Banbury Partners Llc holds 5.21% of its portfolio in Fair Isaac Corporation for 141,340 shares. Profit Investment Management Llc owns 17,679 shares or 1.99% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Atlanta Capital Management Co L L C has 1.92% invested in the company for 2.53 million shares. The Connecticut-based Conatus Capital Management Lp has invested 1.85% in the stock. Netols Asset Management Inc., a Wisconsin-based fund reported 71,617 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $18.72 million activity.

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Fair Isaac Corporation’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Fair Isaac Corporation, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $95 while the high is $135. The stock’s average target of $125 is -12.03% below today’s ($142.1) share price. FICO was included in 8 notes of analysts from November 6, 2015. Barclays Capital maintained Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) rating on Tuesday, August 2. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $135 target. The stock of Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, March 23 by Sidoti. Barclays Capital maintained Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) on Friday, March 18 with “Overweight” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Tuesday, November 8 report. Dougherty & Company initiated Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) on Wednesday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Barclays Capital. The rating was initiated by William Blair with “Outperform” on Tuesday, January 26.

More recent Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Fair Isaac (FICO) Q1 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on February 01, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Fair Isaac Corporation Announces Date for Reporting of Third Quarter Fiscal …” on July 13, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Fair Isaac (FICO) Q4 2016 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: November 08, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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