Booz Allen Hamilton Holding
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q1), Booz Allen Hamilton Holding beat slightly on revenues and crushed expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue was unchanged. Non-GAAP earnings per share grew. GAAP earnings per share grew.
Margins increased across the board.
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding booked revenue of $1.43 billion. The six analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ hoped for sales of $1.41 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 0.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.43 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
EPS came in at $0.50. The six earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.40 per share. Non-GAAP EPS of $0.50 for Q1 were 8.7% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.46 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.48 for Q1 were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.43 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 23.0%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.7%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.9%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. (Margins calculated in GAAP terms.)
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.38 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.36.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $5.64 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.58.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 67 members out of 86 rating the stock outperform, and 19 members rating it underperform. Among 25 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 17 give Booz Allen Hamilton Holding a green thumbs-up, and eight 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 $14.67.
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