Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 9.09% to $0.4 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.44 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 0.3% to $1.55 billion from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Cor reported adjusted EPS income of $0.4 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.37. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.51 billion.
Quoting Management: Ralph W. Shrader, Booz Allen’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, said “We are proud to have maintained revenue close to last year’s levels and to have increased our adjusted earnings, demonstrating demand for our services from clients and our ability to manage our business well despite a challenging market environment. In fiscal year 2013, we returned more than eight dollars per share in total dividends to our stockholders and today are announcing an 11 percent increase in our regular quarterly dividend to $0.10 per share – demonstrating our continued focus on delivering value to our stockholders.
“Booz Allen is winning new work in all of our major markets – with large contract awards in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 from the US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, NASA, the Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Interior, and the intelligence agencies. We are effectively managing non-billable cost which is important in today’s highly-competitive environment, and we are investing in our Company’s future through strategic acquisitions and continued investment in core and emerging business areas, including the creation of our new Strategic Innovation Group to drive growth and build capabilities in areas such as predictive intelligence, hardware and software prototyping, and advanced analytics,” Shrader said.
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 10.96% from $1.39 billion in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 2.44% from $0.41 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.38 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.63, which is the same with that ninety days ago.
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