Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) Plans Dividend Increase – $0.27 Per Share

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) declared a dividend on Friday, November 1st, Fidelity reports. Investors of record on Thursday, November 14th will be paid a dividend of 0.27 per share by the business services provider on Monday, December 2nd. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 13th. This is an increase from Booz Allen Hamilton’s previous dividend of $0.13.

BAH stock traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $72.72. The stock had a trading volume of 14,512 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,016,086. The stock has a market cap of $10.08 billion, a PE ratio of 26.34, a P/E/G ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.77, a quick ratio of 1.79 and a current ratio of 1.79. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $70.70 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $68.07. Booz Allen Hamilton has a 52-week low of $43.24 and a 52-week high of $78.01.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $1.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.78 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 57.89% and a net margin of 6.40%. The company’s revenue was up 12.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.68 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts predict that Booz Allen Hamilton will post 3.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

BAH has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Tuesday, September 24th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $77.00 target price on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Friday, November 1st. Barclays assumed coverage on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Friday, September 20th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $77.00 target price for the company. Finally, Citigroup increased their target price on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from $65.00 to $71.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 30th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Booz Allen Hamilton has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $76.67.

Booz Allen Hamilton Company Profile

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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