Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (NYSE:BAH) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

July 17, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (NYSE:BAH) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

Sentiment for Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (NYSE:BAH)

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (NYSE:BAH) institutional sentiment increased to 1.82 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.92, from 0.9 in 2016Q3. The ratio is better, as 160 hedge funds opened new or increased equity positions, while 88 trimmed and sold stakes in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. The hedge funds in our partner’s database reported: 121.88 million shares, down from 127.91 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 7 to 7 for the same number . Sold All: 17 Reduced: 71 Increased: 90 New Position: 70.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation is a holding company. The company has market cap of $4.89 billion. The Firm is a well-known provider of management and technology, consulting and engineering services to the United States and international governments, firms and not-for-profit organizations. It has a 19.85 P/E ratio. The Company’s client base includes government, commercial and international clients.

About 1.01M shares traded. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has risen 24.39% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.69% the S&P500.

Channing Capital Management Llc holds 3.17% of its portfolio in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation for 2.47 million shares. Aureus Asset Management Llc owns 429,765 shares or 3.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hilton Capital Management Llc has 2.8% invested in the company for 367,523 shares. The Massachusetts-based Contravisory Investment Management Inc. has invested 2.45% in the stock. Palo Capital Inc., a California-based fund reported 107,158 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $9.57 million activity.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s analysts are positive. Out of 14 Wall Street analysts rating Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation, 7 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $23 while the high is $43. The stock’s average target of $35.30 is 6.94% above today’s ($33.01) share price. BAH was included in 26 notes of analysts from July 28, 2015. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 30. As per Wednesday, January 20, the company rating was initiated by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform” on Thursday, January 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 2 by Bank of America. Bank of America upgraded the shares of BAH in report on Friday, November 18 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, April 12 by Raymond James. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 14 report. Cowen & Co maintained Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital downgraded Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) on Monday, May 1 to “Equal Weight” rating.

More notable recent Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of …” on July 11, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “BAH SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of a …” published on July 17, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of …” on June 21, 2017. More interesting news about Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Haeggquist & Eck, LLP Investigates Potential Corporate Misconduct at Booz …” published on July 12, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “BAH Investor Deadline Reminder: Hagens Berman Reminds Investors in Booz Allen …” with publication date: July 14, 2017.

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