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How to buy Fair Isaac Corporation stock | $409.8

Learn how to easily invest in Fair Isaac Corporation stock.

Fair Isaac Corporation is a software-application business based in the US. Fair Isaac Corporation shares (FICO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fair Isaac Corporation employs 3,841 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Fair Isaac Corporation stock price (NYSE: FICO)

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Fair Isaac Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$409.80
52-week range$380.00 - $553.97
50-day moving average $427.52
200-day moving average $483.55
Wall St. target price$568.13
PE ratio 33.1876
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $12.35

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Is it a good time to buy Fair Isaac Corporation stock?

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Fair Isaac Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $409.8 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-11) 3.87%
1 month (2021-09-17) -5.63%
3 months (2021-07-16) -21.78%
6 months (2021-04-16) -23.11%
1 year (2020-10-16) -6.31%
2 years (2019-10-18) 35.76%
3 years (2018-10-18) 94.23%
5 years (2016-10-18) 235.54%

Is Fair Isaac Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Fair Isaac Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fair Isaac Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Fair Isaac Corporation's P/E ratio

Fair Isaac Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Fair Isaac Corporation shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Fair Isaac Corporation's PEG ratio

Fair Isaac Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.71. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fair Isaac Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fair Isaac Corporation's EBITDA

Fair Isaac Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $443.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fair Isaac Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fair Isaac Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 30.79%
Gross profit TTM $933.4 million
Return on assets TTM 16.55%
Return on equity TTM 196.44%
Profit margin 26.95%
Book value $4.40
Market capitalisation $11.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fair Isaac Corporation shares

There are currently 457,057 Fair Isaac Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Fair Isaac Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 33.5% down from 687,058 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fair Isaac Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Fair Isaac Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fair Isaac Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fair Isaac Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fair Isaac Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 239296.85863874). Fair Isaac Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.91. In other words for every 100,000 Fair Isaac Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1910 shares are currently held short.

However Fair Isaac Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fair Isaac Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fair Isaac Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fair Isaac Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fair Isaac Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0166% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fair Isaac Corporation shares, roughly 17 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fair Isaac Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Fair Isaac Corporation stock.

Fair Isaac Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Fair Isaac Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Fair Isaac Corporation's shares ever split?

Fair Isaac Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 10 March 2004. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Fair Isaac Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fair Isaac Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Fair Isaac Corporation's share price.

Fair Isaac Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fair Isaac Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $380.0001 up to $553.97. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FICO.US volatility(beta: 1.25)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fair Isaac Corporation's is 1.2534. This would suggest that Fair Isaac Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fair Isaac Corporation overview

Fair Isaac Corporation develops analytic, software, and data management products and services that enable businesses to automate, enhance, and connect decisions in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. 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. It operates through three segments: Applications, Scores, and Decision Management Software. The Applications segment offers pre-configured decision management applications designed for various business problems or processes, such as marketing, account origination, customer management, fraud, financial crimes compliance, collection, and insurance claims management, as well as associated professional services. The Scores segment provides business-to-business scoring solutions and services, including myFICO solutions for consumers that give clients access to analytics to be integrated into their transaction streams and decision-making processes, as well as associated professional services. The Decision Management Software segment offers analytic and decision management software tools through FICO Decision Management Suite, as well as associated professional services. Fair Isaac Corporation markets its products and services primarily through its direct sales organization; indirect channels; subsidiary sales organizations; and resellers and independent distributors, as well as online.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Fair Isaac Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.482% of Fair Isaac Corporation shares are held by insiders and 88.412% by institutions.
How many people work for Fair Isaac Corporation?
Latest data suggests 3,841 work at Fair Isaac Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Fair Isaac Corporation?
Fair Isaac Corporation's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Fair Isaac Corporation based?
Fair Isaac Corporation's address is: 181 Metro Drive, San Jose, CA, United States, 95110
What is Fair Isaac Corporation's ISIN number?
Fair Isaac Corporation's international securities identification number is: US3032501047
What is Fair Isaac Corporation's CUSIP number?
Fair Isaac Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 303250104

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