Vaughan David Investments LLC IL Sells 1,006 Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH)

Vaughan David Investments LLC IL decreased its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAHFree Report) by 0.2% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 411,734 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 1,006 shares during the quarter. Booz Allen Hamilton accounts for about 1.4% of Vaughan David Investments LLC IL’s portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. Vaughan David Investments LLC IL owned approximately 0.32% of Booz Allen Hamilton worth $52,665,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BAH. Janiczek Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the third quarter worth about $25,000. VisionPoint Advisory Group LLC grew its holdings in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 75.6% during the third quarter. VisionPoint Advisory Group LLC now owns 274 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $30,000 after buying an additional 118 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the third quarter worth about $31,000. DHJJ Financial Advisors Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the third quarter worth about $34,000. Finally, BKM Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the fourth quarter worth about $40,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.82% of the company’s stock.

Insider Activity

In related news, COO Kristine Anderson sold 5,068 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $139.88, for a total transaction of $708,911.84. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 71,656 shares in the company, valued at $10,023,241.28. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In other Booz Allen Hamilton news, CFO Matthew Calderone sold 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $146.51, for a total transaction of $219,765.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 25,462 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,730,437.62. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, COO Kristine Anderson sold 5,068 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $139.88, for a total value of $708,911.84. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 71,656 shares in the company, valued at $10,023,241.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 55,568 shares of company stock valued at $8,067,487 over the last ninety days. 1.76% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Booz Allen Hamilton Price Performance

NYSE BAH traded down $0.16 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $144.04. The company had a trading volume of 553,127 shares, compared to its average volume of 623,324. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $146.33 and a 200 day simple moving average of $132.93. The firm has a market capitalization of $18.69 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.46, a PEG ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.53. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a 52 week low of $89.80 and a 52 week high of $150.59. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.10, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a current ratio of 1.68.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAHGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Friday, January 26th. The business services provider reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.13 by $0.28. The company had revenue of $2.57 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.54 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 65.31% and a net margin of 3.96%. Booz Allen Hamilton’s quarterly revenue was up 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.07 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 5.41 earnings per share for the current year.

Booz Allen Hamilton Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 12th were issued a dividend of $0.51 per share. This is an increase from Booz Allen Hamilton’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.47. This represents a $2.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 9th. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio is presently 65.81%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Barclays cut Booz Allen Hamilton from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th. Jefferies Financial Group increased their price target on Booz Allen Hamilton from $150.00 to $170.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Truist Financial boosted their price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from $120.00 to $145.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from $120.00 to $136.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group upped their price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from $141.00 to $158.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, January 29th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $145.11.

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Booz Allen Hamilton Company Profile

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Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, analytics, engineering, digital solutions, mission operations, and cyber services to governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally. It also focuses on artificial intelligence services comprising of machine learning, predictive modeling, automation and decision analytics, and quantum computing.

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