Brown Advisory Inc. lifted its holdings in Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) by 3.7% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 316,527 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 11,263 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Inc. owned approximately 1.05% of Fair Isaac worth $48,492,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in FICO. Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI acquired a new stake in Fair Isaac during the fourth quarter worth about $212,000. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in Fair Isaac during the third quarter worth about $221,000. First Republic Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Fair Isaac during the fourth quarter worth about $233,000. First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new stake in Fair Isaac during the third quarter worth about $242,000. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in Fair Isaac by 39.5% during the fourth quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 1,720 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $264,000 after buying an additional 487 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.89% of the company’s stock.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on FICO shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Fair Isaac from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Fair Isaac from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Barclays reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $150.00 price objective on shares of Fair Isaac in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Finally, Stephens reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $154.00 price objective on shares of Fair Isaac in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $173.00.
Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The technology company reported $1.30 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.59. The firm had revenue of $235.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $235.04 million. Fair Isaac had a net margin of 12.41% and a return on equity of 30.96%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.03 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Fair Isaac Co. will post 4.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Fair Isaac 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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