Pacer Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) by 8.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 23,155 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,873 shares during the period. Pacer Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Booz Allen Hamilton were worth $866,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Advisor Group Inc. raised its holdings in 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 worth $113,000 after acquiring an additional 405 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its holdings in 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 worth $150,000 after acquiring an additional 1,001 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its holdings in 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 worth $150,000 after acquiring an additional 347 shares in the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL bought a new stake in Booz Allen Hamilton during the second quarter worth about $206,000. Finally, Fiduciary Trust Co. bought a new stake in Booz Allen Hamilton during the second quarter worth about $217,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 95.64% of the company’s stock.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE BAH) opened at $37.28 on Friday. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation has a 12-month low of $31.06 and a 12-month high of $39.67. 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 $5,435.87, a P/E ratio of 20.26, a PEG ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 1.28.

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 (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.54 billion for 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%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. 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 Corporation will post 1.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 13th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.82%. This is an increase from Booz Allen Hamilton’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio is currently 37.57%.

In related news, EVP Elizabeth M. Thompson sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.77, for a total transaction of $337,700.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Karen M. Dahut sold 46,406 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was 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. Insiders have sold 114,407 shares of company stock worth $4,209,710 in the last three months. 3.04% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Several analysts recently issued reports on BAH shares. Cowen Inc reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 target price (up previously from $41.00) on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. BidaskClub downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. ValuEngine downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They set a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price target on the stock. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $40.35.

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Booz Allen Hamilton 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH)

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