Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, four have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $39.43.

Several brokerages have issued reports on BAH. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Wells Fargo & Company increased their price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from $40.00 to $42.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research report on Monday, August 7th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday. Finally, Vertical Research raised shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation 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.

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In other Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation news, Director Ian Fujiyama bought 15,000 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $33.26 per share, for a total transaction of $498,900.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Karen M. Dahut sold 46,406 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.02, for a total value of $1,764,356.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 150,407 shares of company stock valued at $5,434,430. Company insiders own 3.04% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fiduciary Trust Co. boosted its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 30.8% during the 3rd quarter. Fiduciary Trust Co. now owns 8,708 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $326,000 after buying an additional 2,049 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners boosted its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 2.5% during the 3rd quarter. Boston Partners now owns 509,676 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $19,057,000 after buying an additional 12,236 shares during the last quarter. Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $402,000. BT Investment Management Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 31.1% during the 3rd quarter. BT Investment Management Ltd now owns 32,227 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,205,000 after buying an additional 7,646 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brookstone Capital Management boosted its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 19.0% during the 3rd quarter. Brookstone Capital Management now owns 9,319 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $348,000 after buying an additional 1,489 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 93.20% of the company’s stock.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH) traded up $0.32 on Friday, reaching $38.13. 1,002,659 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 841,126. The stock has a market cap of $5,669.02, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.95, a P/E/G ratio of 2.35 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a current ratio of 1.59, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.00.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation had a net margin of 4.50% and a return on equity of 48.35%. The company had revenue of $1.49 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.52 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.46 earnings per share. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation will post 1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation 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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