Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) CFO Lloyd Howell, Jr. sold 11,745 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total value of $463,927.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (BAH) opened at $39.29 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 1.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.33. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,728.95, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.35, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 1.28. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a twelve month low of $31.06 and a twelve month high of $39.67.
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The business services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.50 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 48.30% and a net margin of 4.52%. Booz Allen Hamilton’s revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 1.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on BAH. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Vertical Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, SunTrust Banks began coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Friday, December 1st. They set a “buy” rating and a $47.00 price objective for the company. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $41.32.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Advisor Group Inc. raised its holdings in Booz Allen Hamilton by 13.1% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,497 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $113,000 after acquiring an additional 405 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its holdings in Booz Allen Hamilton by 8.2% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,603 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $150,000 after acquiring an additional 347 shares during the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL acquired a new position in Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter valued at $206,000. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new position in Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter valued at $234,000. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter valued at $277,000. Institutional investors own 92.81% of the company’s stock.
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About Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation is a holding company. The Company is a provider of management and technology, consulting and engineering services to the United States and international governments, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. The Company’s client base includes government, commercial and international clients.
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