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6 de noviembre de 2014

FICO Announces Earnings of USD 1,1 per Share for Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2014

6 de noviembre de 2014

Revenue of USD 222 million vs. USD 190 million in prior year

SAN JOSE, Calif.—November 6, 2014—FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2014.

Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2014 GAAP Results
Net income for the quarter totaled USD 36,6 million, or USD 1,1 per share, versus USD 28,6 million, or USD 0,79 per share, reported in the prior year period. The current quarter earnings include a noncash reduction to income tax expense of USD 1,9 million, or USD 0,06 per share, associated with the resolution of a tax audit.

Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2014 Non-GAAP Results
Non-GAAP Net Income for the quarter was USD 44,2 million vs. USD 35,3 million in the prior year period. Non-GAAP EPS for the quarter was USD 1,33 vs. USD 0,98 in the prior year period. Free cash flow for the quarter was USD 65,1 million vs. USD 31,5 million in the prior year period. The Non-GAAP financial measures are described in the financial table captioned "Non-GAAP Results" and are reconciled to the corresponding GAAP results in the financial tables at the end of this release.

Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2014 GAAP Revenue
The company reported revenues of USD 221,6 million for the quarter as compared to USD 190,3 million reported in the prior year period, an increase of 16 %.

"We had a very strong finish to 2014, with exceptional license sales and growth across our business," said Will Lansing, chief executive officer. "We continue to invest prudently in our strategic priorities, and are well positioned for 2015."

Revenues for the fourth quarter fiscal 2014 across each of the company’s three operating segments were as follows:

  • Applications revenues, which include the company’s preconfigured decision management applications and associated professional services, were USD 146,9 million in the fourth quarter compared to USD 119,2 million in the prior year quarter, an increase of 23 %. This was due to increased license and services revenue in Banking Fraud, an increase in license revenue in Originations Solutions, and an increase in services and transactional revenue in Customer Communication Solutions.
  • Scores revenues, which include the company’s business-to-business (B2B) scoring solutions and associated professional services, and the myFICO® business-to-consumer (B2C) service, were USD 46,1 million in the fourth quarter, consistent with the prior year quarter.The B2B revenue increased 1 % while the B2C revenue decreased 4 % from the prior year quarter.
  • Tools revenues, which include Blaze Advisor®, Xpress Optimization and related professional services, were USD 28,6 million in the fourth quarter compared to USD 25 million in the prior year quarter, an increase of 14 %, due primarily to increased license and services revenue of Xpress Optimization.

The company is providing guidance for fiscal 2015, which follows:

Fiscal 2015 Guidance


USD 820 million - USD 825 million

GAAP Net Income

USD 92 million - USD 95 million

GAAP Earnings Per Share

USD 2,78 - USD 2,88

Non-GAAP Net Income

USD 131 million - USD 134 million

Non-GAAP Earnings Per Share

USD 3,97 - USD 4,06

The Non-GAAP financial measures are described in the financial table captioned “Non-GAAP Results”.

Company to Host Conference Call
The company will host a webcast today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to report its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results and provide various strategic and operational updates. The call can be accessed at FICO's Web site at A replay of the webcast will be available through November 6, 2015.

The webcast will also be distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. The webcast can be accessed via Thomson’s password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (

Sobre FICO
FICO (NYSE:FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics that drive smarter decisions. The company’s groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. FICO’s innovative solutions include the FICO® Score—the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States—along with the industry-leading solutions for managing credit accounts, identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, and customizing consumer offers with pinpoint accuracy. Most of the world’s top banks, as well as leading insurers, retailers, pharma businesses and government agencies rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits and meet regulatory and competitive demands. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their personal credit health through Learn more at FICO: Make every decision count.  

Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Information
Except for historical information contained herein, the statements contained in this news release that relate to FICO or its business are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the success of the Company's Decision Management strategy and reengineering initiative, the maintenance of its existing relationships and ability to create new relationships with customers and key alliance partners, its ability to continue to develop new and enhanced products and services, its ability to recruit and retain key technical and managerial personnel, competition, regulatory changes applicable to the use of consumer credit and other data, the failure to realize the anticipated benefits of any acquisitions, continuing material adverse developments in global economic conditions or in the markets we serve, and other risks described from time to time in FICO's SEC reports, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2013 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes, FICO's results could differ materially from its expectations. FICO disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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