Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Cor Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Cor (NYSE:BAH) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, May 22nd. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. provides management and technology consulting services to the U.S. government in the defense, intelligence and civil markets. The Company offers economic and business analysis, information technology, intelligence and operations analysis, modeling and simulation, organization and other consulting services.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Cor Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.37 per share on revenues of $1.51 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 11.23.

Analyst Trends:

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 as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Cor has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 4,351 5,123 5,591 5,859
Diluted EPS ($) -18.04 0.22 0.66 1.70

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,443 1,541 1,432 1,388 1,393
Diluted EPS ($) 0.44 0.3610 0.43 0.27 0.38

Past Performance:
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Cor has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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