Blair William & Co. IL increased its position in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) by 83.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 54,071 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 24,635 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation were worth $1,759,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 1,951.0% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,227,419 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $291,169,000 after buying an additional 7,826,286 shares during the period. Findlay Park Partners LLP bought a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation during the first quarter worth about $86,306,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 99.9% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,228,931 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $149,662,000 after buying an additional 2,113,070 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 402.8% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 1,634,674 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $57,851,000 after buying an additional 1,309,550 shares during the period. Finally, Rothschild Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation during the first quarter worth about $40,269,000. 90.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH) opened at 33.97 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $33.74 and its 200 day moving average price is $35.29. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.49 and a beta of 1.31. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation has a 52-week low of $29.55 and a 52-week high of $39.67.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $1.49 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.52 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation had a net margin of 4.50% and a return on equity of 48.35%. The business’s revenue was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.46 EPS. Equities analysts predict that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation will post $1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This is a boost from Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 38.86%.

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BAH has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Barclays PLC lowered Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $38.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Monday, May 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Bank of America Corporation lowered Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target (down from $46.00) on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Finally, Drexel Hamilton lowered Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the company from $39.67 to $27.47 in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $37.35.

In related news, Director Peter J. Clare acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of $32.30 per share, with a total value of $323,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Karen M. Dahut sold 36,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.02, for a total transaction of $1,224,720.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.04% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH)

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