Brokerages expect Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) to report earnings of $0.60 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Six analysts have provided estimates for Booz Allen Hamilton’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.57 and the highest is $0.64. Booz Allen Hamilton reported earnings of $0.48 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 25%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings results before the market opens on Monday, October 29th.

On average, analysts expect that Booz Allen Hamilton will report full-year earnings of $2.50 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.44 to $2.55. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $2.79 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.67 to $2.90. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Booz Allen Hamilton.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last posted its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The business services provider reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.14. The business had revenue of $1.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.59 billion. Booz Allen Hamilton had a net margin of 5.21% and a return on equity of 57.00%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.47 EPS.

BAH has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 15th. Vertical Research lowered shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 9th. Raymond James upgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. Drexel Hamilton reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a report on Monday, July 30th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 18th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.88.

In other news, insider Kristine Anderson sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.54, for a total value of $1,030,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Gretchen W. Mcclain sold 1,985 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.03, for a total transaction of $99,309.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 163,985 shares of company stock valued at $7,921,940 in the last three months. Insiders own 3.56% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BAH. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter worth about $144,000. Fiduciary Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter worth about $208,000. Welch & Forbes LLC bought a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter worth about $212,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the 2nd quarter worth about $213,000. Finally, Greenleaf Trust bought a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton during the 2nd quarter valued at about $215,000. 94.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

BAH stock traded up $0.44 during trading on Monday, reaching $47.70. The stock had a trading volume of 994,252 shares, compared to its average volume of 920,710. Booz Allen Hamilton has a 1-year low of $35.21 and a 1-year high of $52.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.87, a current ratio of 1.48 and a quick ratio of 1.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.73, a P/E/G ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 1.17.

Booz Allen Hamilton Company Profile

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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