Wall Street analysts expect Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) to report $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.40 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.46. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation reported earnings of $0.38 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 13.2%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th.

On average, analysts expect that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation will report full year earnings of $1.92 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.87 to $1.96. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $2.04 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.97 to $2.15. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The business services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.54 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.50 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation had a net margin of 4.52% and a return on equity of 48.30%. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.46 EPS.

BAH has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research report on Monday, August 7th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $39.72.

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Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) traded down $0.16 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $36.43. 1,224,900 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,167,573. The firm has a market cap of $5,284.23, a P/E ratio of 19.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.24 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 1.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.33. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation has a 1-year low of $31.06 and a 1-year high of $39.67.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be issued a dividend of $0.17 per share. This is an increase from Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 13th. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 37.57%.

In other Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation news, EVP Elizabeth M. Thompson sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.77, for a total transaction of $337,700.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Horacio Rozanski sold 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.01, for a total transaction of $1,080,300.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 114,407 shares of company stock worth $4,209,710 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 3.04% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of BAH. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation during the 1st quarter worth approximately $102,000. Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 13.1% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,497 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $113,000 after acquiring an additional 405 shares in the last quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 7.8% during the 1st quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 3,470 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $123,000 after acquiring an additional 250 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado grew its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 27.8% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,602 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $150,000 after acquiring an additional 1,001 shares in the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,603 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $150,000 after acquiring an additional 347 shares in the last quarter. 93.72% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation

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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