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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
BAH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. BAH: 0.15 )
BAH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.06
BAH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BAH: 0.06 )
BAH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.06

0.04
0.36
Interest Coverage 5.90
BAH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
56% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.65 vs. BAH: 5.90 )
BAH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 8.06
Current: 5.9

1.32
8.06
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.44
M-Score: -2.89
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.44
BAH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. BAH: 8.44 )
BAH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.67   Max: 8.41
Current: 8.44

-9.67
8.41
Net-margin (%) 4.35
BAH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. BAH: 4.35 )
BAH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.53   Max: 4.24
Current: 4.35

-29.53
4.24
ROE (%) 93.33
BAH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. BAH: 93.33 )
BAH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.24   Max: 116.55
Current: 93.33

3.24
116.55
ROA (%) 7.70
BAH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. BAH: 7.70 )
BAH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 7.59
Current: 7.7

0.81
7.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 154.12
BAH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.23 vs. BAH: 154.12 )
BAH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 67.59   Max: 150.17
Current: 154.12

67.59
150.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
BAH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. BAH: -5.60 )
BAH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12   Max: -3.4
Current: -5.6

-12
-3.4
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BAH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 720,794 sh (+326.77%)
Jeremy Grantham 26,733 sh (+93.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones 67,776 sh (+65.71%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 73,070 sh (-3.24%)
Ron Baron 7,622,455 sh (-6.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 771,363 sh (-30.55%)
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Q1 2014

BAH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 1,100,036 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 838,813 sh (+8.74%)
Jim Simons 765,715 sh (+6.23%)
Murray Stahl 73,216 sh (+0.2%)
Ron Baron 7,622,455 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 17,208 sh (-74.61%)
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Q2 2014

BAH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 40,330 sh (+134.37%)
Jim Simons 1,014,294 sh (+32.46%)
Murray Stahl 73,940 sh (+0.99%)
Steven Cohen 315,400 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 6,963,195 sh (-8.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 615,366 sh (-26.64%)
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Q3 2014

BAH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,532,994 sh (+51.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 854,156 sh (+38.8%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 73,303 sh (-0.86%)
Ron Baron 4,798,138 sh (-31.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,100 sh (-55.12%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BAH

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2014-09-30 Reduce -31.09%0.18%$20.82 - $24.15 $ 26.0218%4798138
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 38.8%0.06%$20.82 - $24.15 $ 26.0218%854156
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -26.64%0.07%$20.93 - $25 $ 26.0215%615366
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -30.55%0.21%$17.27 - $19.8 $ 26.0242%771363
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 28.42%0.14%$12.59 - $15.19 $ 26.0292%919633
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 726.56%0.51%$12.26 - $14.66 $ 26.0291%716109
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Add 39.84%0.21%$11.9 - $19.05 $ 26.0261%8321452
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 331.01%0.06%$11.9 - $19.05 $ 26.0261%86637
Scott Black 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$11.9 - $19.05 $ 26.0261%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$14.33 - $17.29 $ 26.0263%20101
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Reduce -20.86%0.01%$14.33 - $17.29 $ 26.0263%18645
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Add 66.65%0.23%$16.88 - $18.48 $ 26.02124%5688611
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Add 239.23%0.27%$13.7 - $17.83 $ 26.02220%3413577
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Guru Investment Theses on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp

Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp - May 02, 2014

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH) is a provider of government IT services. Its share price increased as investors grew more comfortable with demand for its services, in light of the defense industry's established fiscal 2014 budget and increased security threats around the world. Additionally, Booz has proven adept at managing its expense base to synchronize with its revenue growth, and has returned cash to investors via dividends. (Randy Gwirtzman)



From Baron Funds' first quarter 2014 letter to investors.



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Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding - Aug 05, 2013

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH)'s share price increased from $13.36 to over $17.38 during the second quarter. The company benefitted by the general news environment highlighting cyber security as a key concern for government and corporate clients. It also beat earnings estimates in the quarter and grew its backlog by nearly 10%, surprising investors who have been concerned about government budget cut-backs. (Randy Gwirtzman)

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Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH) is a provider of government IT services. Its share price increased as investors grew more comfortable with demand for its services, in light of the defense industry's established fiscal 2014 budget and increased security threats around the world. Additionally, Booz has proven adept at managing its expense base to synchronize with its revenue growth, and has returned cash to investors via dividends. (Randy Gwirtzman) Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.20
BAH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.60 vs. BAH: 17.20 )
BAH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.23   Max: 34.03
Current: 17.2

8.23
34.03
P/B 23.65
BAH's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. BAH: 23.65 )
BAH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 25.03
Current: 23.65

1.71
25.03
P/S 0.74
BAH's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BAH: 0.74 )
BAH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.74

0.3
0.78
PFCF 10.49
BAH's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.58 vs. BAH: 10.49 )
BAH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.37   Max: 15.31
Current: 10.49

3.37
15.31
EV-to-EBIT 11.83
BAH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.22 vs. BAH: 11.83 )
BAH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 12.4
Current: 11.83

6.7
12.4
PEG 1.67
BAH's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BAH: 1.67 )
BAH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.7
Current: 1.67

0.57
0.7
Current Ratio 1.42
BAH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. BAH: 1.42 )
BAH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.42

1.37
1.93
Quick Ratio 1.42
BAH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BAH: 1.42 )
BAH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.42

1.37
1.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.65
BAH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BAH: 1.65 )
BAH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.65

0.51
2.85
Dividend Payout 0.27
BAH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BAH: 0.27 )
BAH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.27

0.21
0.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
BAH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BAH: 1.70 )
BAH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.7

0.51
2.85
Share Buyback Rate -5.30
BAH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. BAH: -5.30 )
BAH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -5.3   Max: -25.5
Current: -5.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 1.71
BAH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BAH: 1.71 )
BAH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 1.53
Current: 1.71

0.79
1.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.68
BAH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BAH: 0.68 )
BAH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.68

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.50
BAH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BAH: 8.50 )
BAH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 15
Current: 8.5

8.1
15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 34.24
BAH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.31 vs. BAH: 34.24 )
BAH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 33.8   Max: 35.5
Current: 34.24

33.8
35.5

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16
Revenue(Mil) 5,287
EPS($) 1.57 1.65
EPS without NRI($) 1.57 1.65

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:BZ9.Germany,
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp was incorporated in Delaware in May 2008. The Company provides management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the U.S. government in the defense, intelligence, and civil markets. Additionally, the Company provides its management and technology consulting services to corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. The Company's competitors are (i) contractors focused principally on the provision of services to the U.S. government, such as CACI International, Inc., L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc., ManTech International Corp., SRA International, Inc., and TASC Inc.; (ii) large defense contractors which provide both products and services to the U.S. government, such as General Dynamics Corp., Lockheed Martin Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., and Raytheon Co.; and (iii) diversified service providers, such as Accenture, Computer Sciences Corp., Deloitte Consulting LLP, Leidos, and SAIC, Inc. The Company's customers are U.S. Army, U.S. Navy/Marine Corps, .S. Air Force, Joint Staff and Combatant Commands, Infrastructure & Military Health, U.S. Intelligence Agencies, Military Intelligence, Finance and Economic Development, Health, Justice and Homeland Security, Commercial Clients and International Clients.
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