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What’s Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) Upside After This Short Interest Decrease?

December 8, 2017 - By Richard Conner

 What's Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) Upside After This Short Interest Decrease?

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 39 investors sold Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation shares while 84 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 129.37 million shares or 1.91% less from 131.89 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec owns 353,300 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. First Trust L P reported 291,123 shares. Globeflex Ltd Partnership owns 40,926 shares. Camarda Financial Lc holds 44,190 shares or 1.54% of its portfolio. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). Gam Ag invested in 8,350 shares or 0% of the stock. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Incorporated reported 21,681 shares stake. Prudential Public Ltd Com reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). Rothschild Asset owns 877,097 shares. Creative Planning has invested 0% of its portfolio in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). D E Shaw And reported 30,712 shares. Somerset accumulated 0.25% or 14,022 shares. S&Co reported 0.04% in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH). Schwab Charles Inv Inc reported 765,983 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Vaughan Nelson Inv Ltd Partnership stated it has 1.61M shares.

The stock of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) registered a decrease of 5.6% in short interest. BAH’s total short interest was 842,700 shares in December as published by FINRA. Its down 5.6% from 892,700 shares, reported previously. With 811,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their BAH’s short positions. The short interest to Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s float is 0.58%.

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $38.11. About 441,998 shares traded. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has risen 24.39% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.69% the S&P500.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, engineering, analytics, digital, mission operations, and cyber solutions to governments, firms, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $5.56 billion. The firm offers consulting solutions for various domains, business strategies, human capital, and operations. It has a 21.17 P/E ratio. It also provides analytics services, which focuses on delivering transformational solutions in the areas of decision analytics, including activities research and cost estimation; intelligence analysis, which include source analysis; and tradecraft, data science, and machine intelligence.

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

Among 16 analysts covering Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation has $47.0 highest and $23 lowest target. $38.69’s average target is 1.52% above currents $38.11 stock price. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation had 39 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, April 12. The firm has “Outperform” rating by William Blair given on Tuesday, December 22. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 18 report. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, June 16 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Zacks. On Wednesday, April 5 the stock rating was maintained by Evercore with “In-Line”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Jefferies. Suntrust Robinson initiated Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) on Friday, December 1 with “Buy” rating. Vertical Research upgraded Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) on Tuesday, October 3 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by Jefferies.

More important recent Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “BOOZ ALLEN INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn …” on November 11, 2017, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Pre-Market Technical Scan on Services Equities — Booz Allen Hamilton, FTI …”, Prnewswire.com published: “Updated: Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Booz Allen Hamilton …” on November 10, 2017. More interesting news about Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Robbins Arroyo LLP Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of Booz Allen …” with publication date: December 01, 2017.

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