Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) CFO Lloyd Howell, Jr. sold 21,355 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total transaction of $843,522.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.
Lloyd Howell, Jr. also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, January 29th, Lloyd Howell, Jr. sold 22,624 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.25, for a total transaction of $910,616.00.
- On Tuesday, January 9th, Lloyd Howell, Jr. sold 11,745 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total transaction of $463,927.50.
Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE BAH) traded up $1.05 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $37.39. 2,047,074 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 889,590. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a 12-month low of $31.06 and a 12-month high of $40.25. 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 firm has a market cap of $5,420.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.47, a P/E/G ratio of 1.82 and a beta of 1.29.
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 5th. The business services provider reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.05. Booz Allen Hamilton had a net margin of 4.68% and a return on equity of 50.81%. The firm had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.52 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.38 EPS. Booz Allen Hamilton’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 1.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share. This is a positive change from Booz Allen Hamilton’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 13th. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 35.42%.
A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. raised its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton by 1.5% during the 4th quarter. Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. now owns 1,460,036 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $55,671,000 after acquiring an additional 21,488 shares in the last quarter. Ramsey Quantitative Systems acquired a new stake in Booz Allen Hamilton during the 4th quarter worth $302,000. Standard Life Aberdeen plc raised its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton by 11.0% during the 4th quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 51,826 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,976,000 after acquiring an additional 5,117 shares in the last quarter. Alexandria Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Booz Allen Hamilton during the 4th quarter worth $782,000. Finally, American International Group Inc. purchased a new position in Booz Allen Hamilton during the 4th quarter worth $128,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.61% of the company’s stock.
Several equities analysts have commented on BAH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 4th. SunTrust Banks assumed coverage on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Friday, December 1st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $47.00 price objective on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co raised their price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from $40.00 to $42.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $41.32.
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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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