Booz Allen Hamilton Holding (NYS: BAH) reported earnings on Aug. 1. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q1), Booz Allen Hamilton Holding met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank slightly and GAAP earnings per share expanded significantly.
Margins increased across the board.
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding logged revenue of $1.43 billion. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected to see revenue of $1.45 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.0% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.45 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.46. The nine earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.42 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.43 for Q1 were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 22.8%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.0%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.3%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.44 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.34.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $5.85 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.60.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 51 members out of 55 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among seven CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), six give Booz Allen Hamilton Holding a green thumbs-up, and one gives 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 $18.80.
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