Wall Street brokerages expect that Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $1.39 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Fair Isaac’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $1.36 and the highest is $1.42. Fair Isaac reported earnings of $1.05 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 32.4%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings results 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 fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $5.46 to $6.11. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $6.87 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.42 to $7.25. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Fair Isaac.
Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The technology company reported $1.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.59. Fair Isaac had a net margin of 12.41% and a return on equity of 30.96%. The business had revenue of $235.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $235.04 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.03 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year.
Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) traded up $0.45 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $178.09. 294,038 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 157,353. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.85. Fair Isaac has a 1-year low of $124.59 and a 1-year high of $179.58. The firm has a market cap of $5,355.70, a PE ratio of 48.53, a PEG ratio of 4.11 and a beta of 1.28.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Paloma Partners Management Co grew its position in Fair Isaac by 3.9% in the 4th quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co now owns 10,351 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,586,000 after buying an additional 393 shares in the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its position in Fair Isaac by 11.5% in the 3rd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 4,129 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $580,000 after buying an additional 425 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its position in Fair Isaac by 39.5% in the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,720 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $264,000 after buying an additional 487 shares in the last quarter. Swiss National Bank grew its position in Fair Isaac by 1.0% in the 4th quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 52,200 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $7,997,000 after buying an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. grew its position in Fair Isaac by 2.7% in the 4th quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 19,414 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $2,974,000 after buying an additional 514 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.94% of the company’s stock.
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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