Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) insider Karen M. Dahut sold 36,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.02, for a total transaction of $1,224,720.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE BAH) traded down 1.30% during trading on Thursday, hitting $33.51. 805,031 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $4.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.23 and a beta of 1.31. The company’s 50 day moving average is $33.52 and its 200-day moving average is $35.31. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation has a 12 month low of $29.55 and a 12 month high of $39.67.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $1.49 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.52 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation had a net margin of 4.50% and a return on equity of 48.35%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.46 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation will post $1.92 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share. This is an increase from Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.03%. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 38.86%.

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Several equities analysts recently weighed in on BAH shares. Barclays PLC cut shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $38.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Monday, May 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $43.00 price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $42.00 price target (up previously from $36.50) on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, Vertical Research cut shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the company from $42.00 to $36.00 in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $37.35.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BAH. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 0.3% in the second quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 18,217 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $593,000 after buying an additional 49 shares during the period. M&T Bank Corp increased its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 0.5% in the second quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 13,945 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $454,000 after buying an additional 65 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 0.6% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 11,980 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $390,000 after buying an additional 66 shares during the period. Somerset Trust Co increased its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 0.5% in the second quarter. Somerset Trust Co now owns 14,022 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $457,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. Finally, Coe Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. Coe Capital Management LLC now owns 44,865 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,588,000 after buying an additional 195 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 90.88% of the company’s stock.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation 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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