FICO Stock Overview
Fair Isaac Corporation develops analytic, software, and data management products and services that enable businesses to automate, enhance, and connect decisions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$439.45|
|52 Week High||US$553.97|
|52 Week Low||US$342.89|
|1 Month Change||1.00%|
|3 Month Change||11.24%|
|1 Year Change||-14.10%|
|3 Year Change||104.86%|
|5 Year Change||256.41%|
|Change since IPO||43,845.00%|
Recent News & Updates
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Fair Isaac Corporation: High Quality And Durability At A Sensible Price
FICO is a high-quality company in the financial service industry. Future growth and profitability are highly predictable. Strong cash flow and buyback provide cushions against stock market volatility.
|FICO||US Software||US Market|
Return vs Industry: FICO underperformed the US Software industry which returned 7.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FICO underperformed the US Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.
|FICO Average Weekly Movement||4.8%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||8.7%|
|Market Average Movement||6.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: FICO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FICO's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Fair Isaac Corporation develops analytic, software, and data management products and services that enable businesses to automate, enhance, and connect decisions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through two segments, Scores and Software. The Software segment offers pre-configured decision management solution designed for various business problems or processes, such as marketing, account origination, customer management, customer engagement, fraud detection, financial crimes compliance, collection, and marketing, as well as associated professional services.
Fair Isaac Fundamentals Summary
|FICO fundamental statistics|
Is FICO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|FICO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$332.46m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jan 27, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||14.33|
|Net Profit Margin||29.78%|
How did FICO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Fair Isaac undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FICO ($439.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($431.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FICO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FICO is good value based on its PE Ratio (30.7x) compared to the US Software industry average (41x).
PE vs Market: FICO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.7x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FICO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FICO has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Software industry average.
How is Fair Isaac forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FICO's forecast earnings growth (8.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: FICO's earnings (8.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FICO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FICO's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FICO's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if FICO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Fair Isaac performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FICO has a large one-off gain of $96.8M impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: FICO's current net profit margins (29.8%) are higher than last year (18.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FICO's earnings have grown significantly by 25.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FICO's earnings growth over the past year (65.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (25.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FICO earnings growth over the past year (65.8%) exceeded the Software industry 20%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FICO's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Fair Isaac's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FICO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: FICO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FICO has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: FICO's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: FICO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.7%).
Interest Coverage: FICO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.3x coverage).
What is Fair Isaac current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FICO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FICO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FICO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FICO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: FICO is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FICO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Will Lansing (63 yo)
Mr. William J. Lansing, also known as Will, J.D., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Fair Isaac Corporation since January 27, 2012 and serves as its President. Mr. Lansing serves as an Advisor at i-Ha...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Will's total compensation ($USD14.04M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.47M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Will's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: FICO's management team is seasoned and experienced (10 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FICO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FICO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Fair Isaac Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fair Isaac Corporation
- Ticker: FICO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1956
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: US$12.023b
- Shares outstanding: 27.36m
- Website: https://www.fico.com
Number of Employees
- Fair Isaac Corporation
- 5 West Mendenhall
- Suite 105
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/25 06:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.