Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) EVP Kristine Anderson sold 5,112 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.00, for a total value of $393,624.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Booz Allen Hamilton stock traded up $0.03 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $78.41. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 28,621 shares, compared to its average volume of 822,902. The company has a 50 day moving average of $72.23 and a 200-day moving average of $71.18. The stock has a market cap of $10.99 billion, a PE ratio of 28.41, a P/E/G ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.77, a quick ratio of 1.79 and a current ratio of 1.79. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a one year low of $45.91 and a one year high of $78.43.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $1.82 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.78 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 57.89% and a net margin of 6.40%. Booz Allen Hamilton’s quarterly revenue was up 12.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.68 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 3.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on Booz Allen Hamilton from $76.00 to $78.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, November 25th. SunTrust Banks increased their price target on Booz Allen Hamilton to $88.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 4th. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “hold” rating on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Friday, December 6th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Tuesday, September 24th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $77.00 price target on the stock. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Booz Allen Hamilton has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $77.22.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in BAH. Smith Asset Management Group LP lifted its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 106.1% in the 2nd quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP now owns 353,430 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $23,401,000 after purchasing an additional 181,930 shares during the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC lifted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 63.6% in the 2nd quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 9,680 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $641,000 after purchasing an additional 3,764 shares during the period. MML Investors Services LLC lifted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 24.4% in the 2nd quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 4,475 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $296,000 after purchasing an additional 877 shares during the period. AXA acquired a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $3,810,000. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 5,465.0% in the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 3,339 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $221,000 after purchasing an additional 3,279 shares during the period. 90.86% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, engineering, analytics, digital, mission operations, and cyber solutions to governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally. The company offers consulting solutions for various domains, business strategies, human capital, and operations.

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