Fair Isaac Co. (FICO) Position Decreased by Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. trimmed its stake in Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) by 5.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 3,208 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 170 shares during the period. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Fair Isaac were worth $600,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Fair Isaac by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,590,921 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $592,154,000 after buying an additional 33,669 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc grew its holdings in Fair Isaac by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 2,590,921 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $592,154,000 after buying an additional 33,669 shares during the last quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. grew its holdings in Fair Isaac by 23.0% in the 3rd quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 373,263 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $85,309,000 after buying an additional 69,723 shares during the last quarter. Handelsbanken Fonder AB grew its holdings in Fair Isaac by 35.0% in the 4th quarter. Handelsbanken Fonder AB now owns 350,000 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $65,450,000 after buying an additional 90,680 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Valley Forge Capital Management LP grew its holdings in Fair Isaac by 4.4% in the 3rd quarter. Valley Forge Capital Management LP now owns 333,078 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $76,125,000 after buying an additional 14,000 shares during the last quarter. 91.10% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other news, CAO Michael S. Leonard sold 2,000 shares of Fair Isaac stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $235.38, for a total transaction of $470,760.00. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 10,611 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,497,617.18. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Wayne Elliot Huyard sold 5,000 shares of Fair Isaac stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $229.48, for a total value of $1,147,400.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 97,496 shares of company stock worth $19,724,705 in the last three months. 6.10% of the stock is owned by insiders.

FICO has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered Fair Isaac from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 2nd. Wells Fargo & Co set a $250.00 target price on Fair Isaac and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, November 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Fair Isaac from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 6th. Finally, Barclays raised Fair Isaac from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their target price for the company from $200.00 to $225.00 in a report on Friday, November 30th.

Shares of NYSE:FICO opened at $240.64 on Thursday. Fair Isaac Co. has a 1-year low of $158.15 and a 1-year high of $242.45. The company has a market cap of $6.86 billion, a PE ratio of 55.45, a PEG ratio of 5.11 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a current ratio of 0.87, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.65.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 30th. The technology company reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.03. Fair Isaac had a return on equity of 46.97% and a net margin of 14.64%. The company had revenue of $262.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $263.93 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.23 EPS. Fair Isaac’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Research analysts expect that Fair Isaac Co. will post 4.62 EPS for the current year.

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Fair Isaac Profile

Fair Isaac Corporation develops analytic, software, and data management products and services that enable businesses to automate, enhance, and connect decisions. The company offers analytical solutions, credit scoring, and credit account management products and services to banks, credit reporting agencies, credit card processing agencies, insurers, retailers, healthcare organizations, and public agencies.

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