Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) CFO Lloyd Howell, Jr. sold 11,745 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total value of $463,927.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (BAH) traded up $0.08 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $39.25. The stock had a trading volume of 678,745 shares, compared to its average volume of 838,018. The company has a quick ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 1.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.33. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,710.00, a PE ratio of 21.81, a P/E/G ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 1.28. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a 52 week low of $31.06 and a 52 week high of $39.67.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The business services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.50 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 48.30% and a net margin of 4.52%. Booz Allen Hamilton’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.46 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on BAH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price target for the company. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price target (up from $41.00) on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Wells Fargo & Co increased their price target on Booz Allen Hamilton from $40.00 to $42.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 4th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $41.32.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 13.1% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,497 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 405 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 4.3% during the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 28,704 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $933,000 after buying an additional 1,183 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the second quarter worth about $277,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 40.3% during the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 55,379 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,802,000 after buying an additional 15,906 shares during the period. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 120.4% during the third quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 2,877,330 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $107,583,000 after buying an additional 1,571,542 shares during the period. 92.81% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About Booz Allen Hamilton

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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