Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

Marco Green
February 6, 2018

The company provided EPS guidance of 1.87-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.93. The company has market cap of $5.64 billion. We can determine if Booz Allen Hamilton Holding's ROE is inflated by borrowing high levels of debt. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 2,877,330 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $107,583,000 after buying an additional 1,571,542 shares during the period. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) shares have been recently spotted -3.95% away from the 52-week high, and 24.47% away from the 52-week low mark. They now have a $50.00 price target on the business services provider's stock.

Looking forward, for the quarter ending Jun-18, 5 analysts have a mean sales target of 1,583.97 million. Prudential Public Limited invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). By building its advanced capabilities and integrating them with consulting expertise, the Company has produced industry-leading organic revenue growth. Of those insider trades, 0 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation were purchased and 196,373 shares were sold.

Several research firms recently weighed in on BAH.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (BAH) stock has seen the Average True Range move higher over the past 10 sessions, indicating strong momentum potential and increased volatility. Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Wells Fargo & Co increased their price objective on Booz Allen Hamilton from $40.00 to $42.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. A 8 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:BAH) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Booz Allen Hamilton presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $41.32.

On 1/16/2018 Karen M. Dahut, Insider, sold 46,406 with an average share price of $40.03 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,857,632.18. The stock decreased 2.37% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $38.66. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Always volatility measures make charm for active trader; price volatility of stock was 2.49% for a week and 1.69% for a month. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The firm has a market cap of $5,637.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.01, a P/E/G ratio of 2.33 and a beta of 1.30. LOGUE JOSEPH also sold $1.90 million worth of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) on Tuesday, October 3. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,773,125 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $480,717,000 after buying an additional 238,715 shares during the period. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -0.2% over the last 5 years.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This story was first posted by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright legislation. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Booz Allen Hamilton by 13.1% in the 2nd quarter. The Company is a provider of management and technology, consulting and engineering services to the United States and global governments, corporations and not-for-profit organizations.

The ratios of the return on assets (ROA) and the return on owner's equity (ROE) are the most used profitability ratios in the analysis while ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business.

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