Insider Selling: Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) EVP Sells 11,340 Shares of Stock

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Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) EVP Nancy Laben sold 11,340 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.00, for a total transaction of $782,460.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Nancy Laben also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, July 29th, Nancy Laben sold 35,389 shares of Booz Allen Hamilton stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.27, for a total transaction of $2,486,785.03.

BAH stock opened at $71.51 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.75, a current ratio of 1.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.14. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. has a twelve month low of $43.24 and a twelve month high of $73.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.82 and a beta of 0.95. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $68.64 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $61.14.

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 29th. The business services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.11. Booz Allen Hamilton had a net margin of 6.27% and a return on equity of 59.44%. The business had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.79 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.72 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts expect that Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. will post 3.05 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 13th. Booz Allen Hamilton’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 33.33%.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on BAH. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $71.00 price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Monday, July 29th. Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co cut shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from $71.00 to $74.00 in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. Citigroup boosted their price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton from $65.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. Finally, SunTrust Banks boosted their price target on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton to $80.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $66.70.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of BAH. First Personal Financial Services bought a new position in Booz Allen Hamilton during the first quarter valued at $26,000. Advisors Preferred LLC bought a new position in Booz Allen Hamilton during the first quarter valued at $26,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the second quarter worth about $26,000. Pearl River Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the second quarter worth about $33,000. Finally, Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC bought a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the second quarter worth about $42,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.03% of the company’s stock.

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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