Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) insider Susan L. Penfield sold 30,022 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.31, for a total value of $1,150,142.82. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE BAH) traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $38.11. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 441,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,139,122. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.33, a quick ratio of 1.49 and a current ratio of 1.49. The company has a market capitalization of $5,558.35, a P/E ratio of 20.72, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 1.28. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a 12-month low of $31.06 and a 12-month high of $39.67.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The business services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.50 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 48.30% and a net margin of 4.52%. The business’s revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.46 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 1.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th were paid a $0.17 dividend. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.78%. This is an increase from Booz Allen Hamilton’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 13th. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 37.57%.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of BAH. AXA acquired a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the third quarter valued at approximately $13,359,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP lifted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 10.7% in the third quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 25,267 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $945,000 after buying an additional 2,435 shares during the last quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the third quarter valued at approximately $1,176,000. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 6.2% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 432,540 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $16,173,000 after buying an additional 25,440 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Highbridge Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the third quarter valued at approximately $737,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.60% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on BAH shares. BidaskClub downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Vertical Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective (up from $41.00) on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $40.95.

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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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