Consider This Before Taking a Position in Fair Isaac (FICO)

Fair Isaac logged a -7.1% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $860.99 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $955.2.

Fair Isaac Corporation develops analytic, software, and data decisioning technologies and services that enable businesses to automate, enhance, and connect decisions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The large-cap company is based in the United States.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Fair Isaac:

  • Fair Isaac has moved 99.0% over the last year.

  • FICO has a forward P/E ratio of 36.5 based on its EPS guidance of 23.58.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 23.6%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.54.

Fair Isaac Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-11-09 509,450 -3,771 513,221 80.74
2021-11-10 423,817 139,862 283,955 -26.61
2020-11-12 364,916 -21,989 386,905 36.08
2019-11-08 260,350 -23,981 284,331 11.79
2018-11-09 223,052 -31,299 254,351 3.62
2017-11-09 225,644 -19,828 245,472

Fair Isaac's free cash flows have a decent average of $328.04 Million over the last 6 years, but they are highly variable since their coefficient of variability is 589586604.9%. The compounded average growth rate over this period is 0.0%.

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