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Fair Isaac (FICO) Competitors

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(As of 05/21/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Fair Isaac stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Fair Isaac include CoStar Group (CSGP), MSCI (MSCI), DoorDash (DASH), Akamai Technologies (AKAM), Zillow Group (ZG), PayPal (PYPL), Relx (RELX), Uber Technologies (UBER), Veeva Systems (VEEV), and Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Fair Isaac vs.

Fair Isaac (NYSE:FICO) and CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, community ranking, institutional ownership, media sentiment and risk.

In the previous week, Fair Isaac had 17 more articles in the media than CoStar Group. MarketBeat recorded 26 mentions for Fair Isaac and 9 mentions for CoStar Group. CoStar Group's average media sentiment score of 0.95 beat Fair Isaac's score of 0.91 indicating that CoStar Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Fair Isaac
13 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
CoStar Group
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

CoStar Group received 295 more outperform votes than Fair Isaac when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.45% of users gave CoStar Group an outperform vote while only 60.36% of users gave Fair Isaac an outperform vote.

Fair IsaacOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
CoStar GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Fair Isaac has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoStar Group has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Fair Isaac has a net margin of 29.99% compared to CoStar Group's net margin of 11.64%. CoStar Group's return on equity of 4.95% beat Fair Isaac's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fair Isaac29.99% -62.28% 27.53%
CoStar Group 11.64%4.95%4.05%

Fair Isaac presently has a consensus target price of $1,274.33, suggesting a potential downside of 7.31%. CoStar Group has a consensus target price of $102.46, suggesting a potential upside of 17.98%. Given CoStar Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe CoStar Group is more favorable than Fair Isaac.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fair Isaac
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
CoStar Group
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Fair Isaac has higher earnings, but lower revenue than CoStar Group. Fair Isaac is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CoStar Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fair Isaac$1.51B22.44$429.38M$19.0572.17
CoStar Group$2.46B14.45$374.70M$0.73118.97

85.8% of Fair Isaac shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.6% of CoStar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of Fair Isaac shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of CoStar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


CoStar Group beats Fair Isaac on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FICO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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FICO vs. The Competition

MetricFair IsaacBusiness services IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$33.97B$18.94B$20.33B$18.15B
Dividend YieldN/A3.42%2.71%3.43%
P/E Ratio72.1735.65248.0124.64
Price / Sales22.443.28547.6710.78
Price / Cash83.6723.0729.2515.97
Price / Book-49.385.087.175.42
Net Income$429.38M$536.61M$603.23M$974.43M
7 Day Performance0.49%-0.10%0.33%0.09%
1 Month Performance19.48%2.98%6.02%5.63%
1 Year Performance77.00%10.17%25.58%21.91%

Fair Isaac Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CoStar Group
3.9587 of 5 stars
4.9884 of 5 stars
3.2301 of 5 stars
Akamai Technologies
4.7069 of 5 stars
+8.3%$14.39B$3.88B23.5110,250Positive News
Zillow Group
4.5021 of 5 stars
-6.1%$9.87B$1.95B-60.586,263Positive News
4.6134 of 5 stars
+5.2%$67.05B$29.77B16.1527,200Analyst Downgrade
0.9197 of 5 stars
N/A+42.1%$82.98B$9.91B0.0036,500Positive News
Uber Technologies
4.9694 of 5 stars
Veeva Systems
4.8448 of 5 stars
+26.5%$33.75B$2.36B64.987,172Positive News
Cognizant Technology Solutions
4.5954 of 5 stars
+9.2%$34.20B$19.35B16.54347,700Positive News

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This page (NYSE:FICO) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by Staff

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