Booz Allen Hamilton Holding (NYSE: BAH ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Jan. 30. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Booz Allen Hamilton Holding's revenues will decrease -0.9% and EPS will shrink -5.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.43 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.38.
Last quarter, Booz Allen Hamilton Holding logged revenue of $1.39 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.43 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.27 for Q2 were 49% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.53 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 23.9%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.5%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.3%, 200 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.79 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.63.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 63 members out of 70 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 18 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 13 give Booz Allen Hamilton Holding a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Booz Allen Hamilton Holding is hold, with an average price target of $18.40.
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