Fair Isaac (FICO) Receives a Buy from Needham

In a report released today, Kyle Peterson from Needham reiterated a Buy rating on Fair Isaac (FICOResearch Report), with a price target of $600.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $422.99.

According to, Peterson is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -0.7% and a 43.8% success rate. Peterson covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Cardlytics, and TransUnion.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Fair Isaac with a $531.83 average price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $553.97 and a one-year low of $342.89. Currently, Fair Isaac has an average volume of 331.6K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 40 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of FICO in relation to earlier this year.

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Fair Isaac Corp. engages in the provision of decision management solutions. It operates through the following segments: Applications, Scores, and Decision Management Software. The Applications segment includes decision management applications designed for a type of business problem or process such as marketing, account origination, customer management, fraud, collections, and insurance claims management. The Scores segment consists of business-to-business scoring solutions and services, business-to-consumer scoring solutions and services including myFICO solutions for consumers, and associated professional services. The Decision Management Software segment comprises the analytic and decision management software tools, FICO decision management suite, and associated professional services. The company was founded by Bill Fair and Earl Isaac in 1956 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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