Factors Likely to Have Influenced Earnings Results Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH)

Earnings results for Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH)

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation is expected* to report earnings on 01/29/2021 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2020. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 9 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.92. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.8.

Booz Allen Hamilton last released its quarterly earnings results on November 4th, 2020. The business services provider reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $2.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.97 billion. Its quarterly revenue was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. Booz Allen Hamilton has generated $3.18 earnings per share over the last year and currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.0. Booz Allen Hamilton has confirmed that its next quarterly earnings report will be published on Friday, January 29th, 2021. Booz Allen Hamilton will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 29th. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

Analyst Opinion on Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH)

13 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Booz Allen Hamilton in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $85.08, predicting that the stock has a possible downside of 10.81%. The high price target for BAH is $95.00 and the low price target for BAH is $79.00. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Buy.”

Booz Allen Hamilton has received a consensus rating of Buy. The company’s average rating score is 2.54, and is based on 7 buy ratings, 6 hold ratings, and no sell ratings. According to analysts’ consensus price target of $85.08, Booz Allen Hamilton has a forecasted downside of 10.8% from its current price of $95.40. Booz Allen Hamilton has only been the subject of 2 research reports in the past 90 days.

Dividend Strength: Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH)

Booz Allen Hamilton has a dividend yield of 1.27%, which is in the bottom 25% of all stocks that pay dividends. Booz Allen Hamilton does not have a long track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Booz Allen Hamilton is 38.99%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Booz Allen Hamilton will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.95% next year. This indicates that Booz Allen Hamilton will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.

Insiders buying/selling: Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH)

In the past three months, Booz Allen Hamilton insiders have sold more of their company’s stock than they have bought. Specifically, they have bought $0.00 in company stock and sold $11,799,193.00 in company stock. Only 2.00% of the stock of Booz Allen Hamilton is held by insiders. 89.90% of the stock of Booz Allen Hamilton is held by institutions. High institutional ownership can be a signal of strong market trust in this company.

Earnings and Valuation of Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH

Earnings for Booz Allen Hamilton are expected to grow by 10.70% in the coming year, from $3.74 to $4.14 per share. The P/E ratio of Booz Allen Hamilton is 25.99, which means that it is trading at a more expensive P/E ratio than the market average P/E ratio of about 23.73. The P/E ratio of Booz Allen Hamilton is 25.99, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the Business Services sector average P/E ratio of about 30.22. Booz Allen Hamilton has a PEG Ratio of 2.33. PEG Ratios above 1 indicate that a company could be overvalued. Booz Allen Hamilton has a P/B Ratio of 15.61. P/B Ratios above 3 indicate that a company could be overvalued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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