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.

Several price targets were given for BAH by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, which equates to a potential upside of 28.63 percent. The minimum price target given was 34, implying a possible loss of -0.6 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BAH is 1.57.

BAH has traded between a high of 39.68 and a low of 29.55 over the past year. Currently the stock is 15.76 percent higher than its low, and 13.79 percent lower than its 52-week high. BAH has a P/E 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 market cap of BAH is $5.04 billion. BAH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.