OxFORD Asset Management LLP lowered its stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) by 29.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 72,524 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 30,695 shares during the quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP’s holdings in Booz Allen Hamilton were worth $2,718,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in Booz Allen Hamilton 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 last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in Booz Allen Hamilton 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 last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its position in Booz Allen Hamilton 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 last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL purchased a new stake in Booz Allen Hamilton in the second quarter valued at approximately $206,000. Finally, Fiduciary Trust Co. purchased a new stake in Booz Allen Hamilton in the second quarter valued at approximately $217,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 92.85% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (BAH) opened at $38.21 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.33, a current ratio of 1.49 and a quick ratio of 1.49. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a 52-week low of $31.06 and a 52-week high of $39.67. The company has a market capitalization of $5,571.48, a P/E ratio of 20.77, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.37 and a beta of 1.28.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The business services provider reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. Booz Allen Hamilton had a return on equity of 48.30% and a net margin of 4.52%. The business had revenue of $1.54 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.50 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 1.91 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th were given a $0.17 dividend. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, November 13th. This is a positive change from Booz Allen Hamilton’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio is currently 37.57%.

A number of brokerages recently commented on BAH. BidaskClub upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $46.00 target price on the stock. SunTrust Banks began coverage on Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Friday, December 1st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $47.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Vertical Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $40.95.

In other Booz Allen Hamilton news, insider Horacio Rozanski sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.01, for a total value of $1,080,300.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Karen M. Dahut sold 46,406 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.02, for a total value of $1,764,356.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 134,428 shares of company stock worth $5,022,119. Insiders own 3.04% of the company’s stock.

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Booz Allen Hamilton 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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