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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FICO. The most optimistic price target was 150, implying a possible profit of 3.2 percent. The minimum price target given was 117, which equates to a potential downside of -19.5 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -3.1 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of FICO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -28.07 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of FICO is -1.29.

FICO has traded between a high of 146.13 and a low of 109.77 over the past year. Today's price is 32.41 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.53 percent below the high. FICO has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.