Aureus Asset Management LLC grew its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) by 2.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 429,828 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,672 shares during the quarter. Booz Allen Hamilton accounts for 2.5% of Aureus Asset Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 11th biggest holding. Aureus Asset Management LLC owned about 0.29% of Booz Allen Hamilton worth $16,071,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 13.1% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,497 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $113,000 after purchasing an additional 405 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 8.2% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,603 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $150,000 after purchasing an additional 347 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado lifted its holdings in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 27.8% during the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,602 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $150,000 after purchasing an additional 1,001 shares in the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the second quarter valued at $206,000. Finally, Fiduciary Trust Co. bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the second quarter valued at $217,000. 92.60% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) opened at $38.60 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.33, a current ratio of 1.49 and a quick ratio of 1.49. The company has a market capitalization of $5,621.05, a PE ratio of 20.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 1.28. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a 1 year low of $31.06 and a 1 year 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 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.50 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 48.30% and a net margin of 4.52%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.46 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 1.91 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th were given a $0.17 dividend. This is a boost from Booz Allen Hamilton’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 13th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.76%. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio is presently 37.57%.

In related news, insider Karen M. Dahut sold 46,406 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.02, for a total transaction of $1,764,356.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, EVP Elizabeth M. Thompson sold 28,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.69, for a total value of $1,027,320.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 104,406 shares of company stock valued at $3,871,976. Company insiders own 3.04% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. SunTrust Banks assumed coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Friday. They set a “buy” rating and a $47.00 price target on the stock. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Monday, August 7th. Vertical Research raised Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $40.95.

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Booz Allen Hamilton Company Profile

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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