BAH stock: buy or sell?

BAH stock price: $76.65 0.56% At close on February 14th, 2020

Updated on:
February 14th, 2020

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Booz Allen Hamilton shares gained 0.56% to $76.65 on February 14th.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, engineering, analytics, digital, mission operations, and cyber solutions to governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy BAH stock?

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Currently, Booz Allen Hamilton stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Booz Allen Hamilton stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BAH stock for the last 30 days.

BAH stock analysis

Daily outlook

Booz Allen Hamilton shares gained 0.56% to $76.65 on Feb/14.

Booz Allen Hamilton shares gained 0.56% to $76.65 on Feb 14th. On Jan/6, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 5.91%. Since last January when BAH stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $5.81 (8.20%). On January/31, BAH hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $79.64 recorded on January/15. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

BAH stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Booz Allen Hamilton shares decreased -0.60% this week, ending at $76.65. Early January BAH skyrocketed an impressive 5.21% in just one week.

Booz Allen Hamilton stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, BAH might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Not so far away is the last price record Booz Allen Hamilton marked late January. Late December 2019, SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up triggering a rise of 8.51%. Late December 2019 BAH price bounced up over the SMA of 20 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.

BAH stock chart (weekly)

BAH stock price history

BAH IPO was on November 18th, 2010 at $10.72 per share1. Since then, BAH stock grew a 615.00%, with a yearly average of 68.30%. If you had invested right after BAH's IPO a $1,000 in BAH stock in 2010, it would worth $6,150.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

BAH stock historical price chart

BAH stock reached all-time highs on January 31st with a price of $81.67.

BAH stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for Booz Allen Hamilton stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report on May, Booz Allen Hamilton . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
BAH earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.44n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.53n/a
2017-Q32017-11-060.460.484.3%
2017-Q42018-02-050.430.4811.6%
2018-Q12018-05-290.450.5215.6%
2018-Q22018-07-300.580.7224.1%
2018-Q32018-10-290.60.6813.3%
2018-Q42019-02-010.580.7224.1%
2019-Q12019-05-280.6n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Booz Allen Hamilton annual turnover escalated an excellent 6.33% to $6,171.85 M USD from $5,804.28 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) remained stable a 0.59% to 4.94%.

To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of Booz Allen Hamilton, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Booz Allen Hamilton TTM sales up to were $4,923.96 and earnings were $328.95 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Booz Allen Hamilton business evolution since March 2018: Annual revenues up to , compared to lastest yearly report, plummed a spooky -20.22%. Instead, profit margin (net income/revenues) raised at 4.94%.

BAH annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$5,760 M-$210 M3.6%-
2014$5,480 M-4.86%$229 M4.2%9.09%
2015$5,275 M-3.75%$233 M4.4%1.52%
2016$5,406 M2.48%$294 M5.4%26.45%
2017$5,804 M7.37%$252 M4.4%-14.15%
2018$6,172 M6.33%$305 M4.9%20.84%
TTM $4,924 M-20.22%$329 M6.7%7.81%

Quarterly financial results

Booz Allen Hamilton reported M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.94%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Booz Allen Hamilton sales marked a chilling loss and plunged a -100.00%.
BAH quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$1,580 M-$66 M4.2%-
2017-Q2$1,490 M-5.70%$79 M5.3%19.65%
2017-Q3$1,542 M3.50%$71 M4.6%-10.19%
2017-Q4$1,500 M-2.73%$70 M4.7%-1.61%
2018-Q1$1,635 M9.03%$86 M5.3%23.15%
2018-Q2$1,647 M0.70%$104 M6.3%21.27%
2018-Q3$1,614 M-1.99%$93 M5.7%-11.03%
2018-Q4$1,663 M3.04%$132 M7.9%42.41%

Booz Allen Hamilton ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.

Booz Allen Hamilton shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 1.99% of all shares.

Bearish positions for BAH stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

BAH
Market cap$10.7 B
Total shares140.2 M
Float shares137.1 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)94.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)2.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

BAH summary

Friday, February 14th, 2020
Open$76.33
Close$76.65
Day range$75.82 - $76.66
Previous close$76.22
Session gain0.56%
Average true range$1.49
50d mov avg$74.49
100d mov avg$72.65
200d mov avg$69.80
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Booz Allen Hamilton performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Booz Allen Hamilton stock.
Stock3m6m12m
BAHBooz Allen Hamilt...4.47%5.94%44.54%

Booz Allen Hamilton competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Booz Allen Hamilton competitor. This doesn't mean Booz Allen Hamilton does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.