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.
BAH was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, implying a possible profit of 28.63 percent. The lowest price target was 34, which equates to a potential downside 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.04 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
Analysts estimate earnings of BAH to grow at a rate of 13.04 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BAH has a PEG ratio of 1.57.
BAH has a 52-week high of 39.68 and a 52-week low of 29.55. Currently the stock is 15.76 percent higher than its low, and 13.79 percent below the 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.