Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (NYSE:BAH) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven research firms that are covering the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $34.08.

BAH has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $37.00 price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. in a research report on Saturday. Raymond James Financial Inc. upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $36.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $32.00 price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. in a research report on Sunday, July 31st.

In other Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. news, insider Joseph Logue sold 43,777 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.59, for a total value of $1,382,915.43. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 3.76% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. by 13.7% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 11,868,692 shares of the company’s stock worth $351,787,000 after buying an additional 1,432,859 shares during the last quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. by 18.7% in the second quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC now owns 7,741,497 shares of the company’s stock worth $229,458,000 after buying an additional 1,222,049 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. by 8.5% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,987,923 shares of the company’s stock worth $177,482,000 after buying an additional 471,033 shares during the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. by 22.7% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 4,241,502 shares of the company’s stock worth $125,718,000 after buying an additional 785,165 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Artemis Investment Management LLP raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. by 97.9% in the second quarter. Artemis Investment Management LLP now owns 4,045,808 shares of the company’s stock worth $119,898,000 after buying an additional 2,001,570 shares during the last quarter. 92.68% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (NYSE:BAH) traded up 0.63% on Monday, reaching $30.38. 240,322 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $30.64 and a 200-day moving average price of $29.62. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. has a 1-year low of $25.03 and a 1-year high of $31.94. The company has a market capitalization of $4.51 billion, a PE ratio of 15.47 and a beta of 0.94.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (NYSE:BAH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.02. The firm earned $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.40 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. had a return on equity of 65.77% and a net margin of 5.43%. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp.’s revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.44 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. will post $1.73 earnings per share for the current year.

About Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp.

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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