Analyst Ratings for Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (NYSE:BAH) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for BAH last month.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 4. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BAH. The highest price target was 44, which equates to a potential upside of 28.63 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 34, implying a possible loss of -0.6 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.04 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BAH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 13.04 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BAH is 1.57.

In the last 52-weeks, BAH has achieved a high of 39.68 and a low of 29.55. Currently the stock is 15.76 percent higher than its low, and 13.79 percent lower than its 52-week high. BAH has a price/earnings ratio of 20.46. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BAH value stock report compares BAH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.04 billion. BAH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.