Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg (NYSE:BAH) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the thirteen analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $42.35.
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th.
In other Booz Allen Hamilton news, Director Ralph W. Shrader sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.22, for a total value of $1,146,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Karen M. Dahut sold 46,406 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.03, for a total value of $1,857,632.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 383,131 shares of company stock valued at $15,047,125 over the last 90 days. 3.04% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Shares of NYSE BAH opened at $38.84 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.14, a current ratio of 1.49 and a quick ratio of 1.49. The company has a market cap of $5,634.23, a PE ratio of 20.02, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 1.25. Booz Allen Hamilton has a 12-month low of $31.06 and a 12-month high of $40.25.
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 5th. The business services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $1.50 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.52 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 50.81% and a net margin of 4.68%. The business’s revenue was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.38 earnings per share. analysts predict that Booz Allen Hamilton will post 1.93 earnings per share for the current year.
About Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, engineering, analytics, digital, mission operations, and cyber solutions to governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally. The company offers consulting solutions for various domains, business strategies, human capital, and operations.
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