Analyst Ratings for Fair Isaac Corp. (FICO)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Fair Isaac Corp. (NYSE:FICO) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, FICO received an average rating of Overweight.

2 analysts declared FICO a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

FICO was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 150, implying a possible profit of 3.2 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 117, which equates to a potential downside of -19.5 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.1 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.53 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

FICO has an estimated earnings growth rate of -28.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of FICO is -1.29.

FICO has a 52-week high of 146.13 and a 52-week low of 109.77. Currently the stock is 32.41 percent higher than its low, and 0.53 percent lower than its 52-week high. FICO has a P/E ratio of 36.16. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FICO value stock report compares FICO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FICO is $4.51 billion. FICO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.