Capital Analysts LLC Invests $127,000 in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH)

Capital Analysts LLC bought a new position in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 1,580 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $127,000.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 444.4% during the fourth quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC now owns 407,319 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $35,510,000 after buying an additional 332,498 shares during the last quarter. Vontobel Holding Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the fourth quarter valued at $239,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 6.9% during the fourth quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 70,380 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $6,136,000 after buying an additional 4,527 shares during the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 5.3% during the fourth quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 909,971 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $79,332,000 after buying an additional 46,205 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton by 292.5% during the fourth quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 895 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $78,000 after buying an additional 667 shares during the last quarter. 88.77% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several research firms recently commented on BAH. Zacks Investment Research raised Booz Allen Hamilton from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, May 25th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Booz Allen Hamilton from $94.00 to $97.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, June 18th. Wells Fargo & Company initiated coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Tuesday, May 18th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $96.00 target price on the stock. Barclays increased their target price on Booz Allen Hamilton from $78.00 to $85.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 12th. Finally, William Blair reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Friday, June 11th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $90.00.

NYSE BAH opened at $88.80 on Thursday. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $86.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.13, a current ratio of 2.04 and a quick ratio of 2.04. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a 52 week low of $72.85 and a 52 week high of $100.26. The company has a market capitalization of $12.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.93, a P/E/G ratio of 1.95 and a beta of 0.73.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 20th. The business services provider reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.06. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 54.17% and a net margin of 7.75%. The firm had revenue of $1.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts forecast that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 4.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 15th were paid a $0.37 dividend. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 14th. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 37.95%.

In other Booz Allen Hamilton news, Director Gretchen W. Mcclain sold 2,000 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.55, for a total value of $175,100.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Karen M. Dahut sold 42,495 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $89.49, for a total value of $3,802,877.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.92% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Booz Allen Hamilton Company Profile

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, analytics, engineering, 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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