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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.19
BAH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. BAH: 0.19 )
BAH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.08
BAH's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. BAH: 0.08 )
BAH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.08

0.04
0.36
Interest Coverage 5.90
BAH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.23 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: 4
Z-Score: 3.07
M-Score: -2.76
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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history
Operating margin (%) 8.41
BAH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. BAH: 8.41 )
BAH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.67   Max: 8.41
Current: 8.41

-9.67
8.41
Net-margin (%) 4.24
BAH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. BAH: 4.24 )
BAH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.53   Max: 4.24
Current: 4.24

-29.53
4.24
ROE (%) 135.28
BAH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. BAH: 135.28 )
BAH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -121.16   Max: 135.28
Current: 135.28

-121.16
135.28
ROA (%) 7.90
BAH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. BAH: 7.90 )
BAH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -40.37   Max: 7.9
Current: 7.9

-40.37
7.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 163.34
BAH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. BAH: 163.34 )
BAH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -79.94   Max: 163.34
Current: 163.34

-79.94
163.34
Revenue Growth (%) -5.60
BAH's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. BAH: -5.60 )
BAH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -12   Max: -3.4
Current: -5.6

-12
-3.4
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BAH Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 168,894 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 34,918 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,900 sh (+109.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,110,651 sh (+16.28%)
Murray Stahl 75,514 sh (-0.04%)
Ron Baron 8,144,695 sh (-2.43%)
Jeremy Grantham 13,840 sh (-27.98%)
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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%)
Ron Baron 6,963,195 sh (-8.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 615,366 sh (-26.64%)
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(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -26.64%0.07%$20.93 - $25 $ 21.56-5%615366
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -30.55%0.21%$17.27 - $19.8 $ 21.5618%771363
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 28.42%0.14%$12.59 - $15.19 $ 21.5659%919633
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 726.56%0.51%$12.26 - $14.66 $ 21.5658%716109
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Add 39.84%0.21%$11.9 - $19.05 $ 21.5634%8321452
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 331.01%0.06%$11.9 - $19.05 $ 21.5634%86637
Scott Black 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$11.9 - $19.05 $ 21.5634%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$14.33 - $17.29 $ 21.5635%20101
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Reduce -20.86%0.01%$14.33 - $17.29 $ 21.5635%18645
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Add 66.65%0.23%$16.88 - $18.48 $ 21.5686%5688611
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Add 239.23%0.27%$13.7 - $17.83 $ 21.56165%3413577
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 Add 129.56%0.06%$17.54 - $19.75 $ 21.5615%997022
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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)

From Baron Funds’ second quarter 2013 commentary.


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Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. - Dec 07, 2012

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH), a provider of high-end government IT services, performed well in the third quarter. During the quarter, the company announced a $6.50 per share special dividend that was paid in September. The rationale was to contribute to shareholder value from its strong free cash flow generation. (Randy Gwirtzman)

From Baron Funds third quarter letter.


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Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Inc. - Aug 23, 2012

From Baron Funds' second quarter commentary:

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH) shares also fell in the June quarter. Booz Allen is an important consultant to our government. The company has long term relationships with government agencies that we think would be hard to duplicate for this cyber security specialist. Booz Allen is now building a commercial business to provide cyber security services, an endeavor we think will likely also be successful. Booz Allen will soon pay its shareholders a special $6.50 dividend. We owned more than four million shares of Booz Allen during the past year at an average cost of $16.89 per share.We expect that Booz Allen, after paying this dividend, could earn more than $1.60 per share the next year.
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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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P/E(ttm) 13.90
BAH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.20 vs. BAH: 13.90 )
BAH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.23   Max: 34.03
Current: 13.9

8.23
34.03
P/B 13.80
BAH's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. BAH: 13.80 )
BAH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 21.09
Current: 13.8

1.71
21.09
P/S 0.60
BAH's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. BAH: 0.60 )
BAH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.6

0.3
0.67
PFCF 10.00
BAH's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.60 vs. BAH: 10.00 )
BAH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.37   Max: 15.31
Current: 10

3.37
15.31
EV-to-EBIT 9.82
BAH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. BAH: 9.82 )
BAH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 11.7
Current: 9.82

6.7
11.7
PEG 1.36
BAH's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BAH: 1.36 )
BAH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.36

0
1.4
Current Ratio 1.52
BAH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BAH: 1.52 )
BAH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.52

1.37
1.93
Quick Ratio 1.52
BAH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BAH: 1.52 )
BAH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.52

1.37
1.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.90
BAH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. BAH: 1.90 )
BAH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.9

0.51
2.85
Dividend Payout 0.26
BAH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. BAH: 0.26 )
BAH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.26

0.21
0.33
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.00
BAH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BAH: 2.00 )
BAH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.85
Current: 2

0.51
2.85
Share Buyback Rate -5.30
BAH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 712 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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Price/Median PS Value 1.40
BAH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BAH: 1.40 )
BAH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.4

0.8
1.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.90
BAH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BAH: 9.90 )
BAH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 15
Current: 9.9

8.6
15

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:BZ9.Germany
Booz Allen Hamilton, a strategy and technology consulting firm, provides management and technology consulting services to the U.S. government in the defense, intelligence and civil markets.
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp May 02 2014 
Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Aug 05 2013 
Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. Dec 07 2012 
US Government is pri Oct 28 2012 
Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Inc. Aug 23 2012 
Baron Funds First Quarter Letter from Ron May 24 2012 
Baron Funds Comments on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. May 24 2012 
note on BAH May 14 2011 
note on BAH May 14 2011 

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