Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) EVP Elizabeth M. Thompson sold 10,000 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.77, for a total transaction of $337,700.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE BAH) traded up 1.13% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $33.92. 808,916 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $33.74 and a 200 day moving average price of $35.29. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation has a 1-year low of $29.55 and a 1-year high of $39.67. The company has a market capitalization of $5.04 billion, a PE ratio of 19.46 and a beta of 1.31.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation had a return on equity of 48.35% and a net margin of 4.50%. The company had revenue of $1.49 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.52 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.46 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation will post $1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

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A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $102,000. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 7.8% in the first quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 3,470 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. increased its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 13.1% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 3,497 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 405 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 27.8% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,602 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $150,000 after buying an additional 1,001 shares during the period. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation by 8.2% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,603 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $150,000 after buying an additional 347 shares during the period. 93.63% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on BAH shares. Barclays PLC lowered shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $38.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. Wells Fargo & Company reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $42.00 price objective (up previously from $36.50) on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, Vertical Research downgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $42.00 to $36.00 in a report on Friday, June 16th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $37.35.

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.

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