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BAH

Booz Allen

$37.20

0.2 (0.54%)

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Booz Allen to acquire Aquilent for $250M

Booz Allen Hamilton announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Laurel, MD-based digital services firm eGov Holdings, doing business as Aquilent, a premiere architect of .gov solutions for the Federal government, for whom it deploys cutting-edge digital, agile, DevOps, and cloud capabilities. Booz Allen has agreed to pay a purchase price of $250M in connection with the transaction, subject to customary purchase price adjustments and customary escrows. Upon closing of the transaction, eGov Holdings, will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Booz Allen Hamilton. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2016, and is subject to customary closing conditions. For the remainder of Booz Allen's fiscal year 2017, the transaction is expected to add approximately $30M-$35M of revenue. It is expected to be accretive to Booz Allen earnings and to add to operating margin in FY18.

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BAH Booz Allen
$37.20

0.2 (0.54%)

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COWN
10/05/16
NO CHANGE
COWN
Outperform
Impact on Booz Allen from employee arrest unclear, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Cai von Rumohr said it is still unclear what impact the recent arrest of a Booz Allen employee alleged to have stolen classified computer codes while contracted at the NSA may have on the company. Since this incident is the second of its sort involving a Booz Allen employee, after Edward Snowden, it could have an impact on the company's brand image, the analyst said. However, von Rumohr noted that Booz Allen did not face any litigation, lose any contracts, or have any direct impact on its revenues in the wake of the Snowden incident and that its shares bounced back relatively quickly after the fall associated with that event. The firm keeps an Outperform rating on Booz Allen shares.
10/06/16
RAJA
10/06/16
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Target $36
RAJA
Outperform
Booz Allen upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Brian Gesuale upgraded Booz Allen to Outperform and established a $36 price target saying yesterday's selloff creates an attractive entry point. The analyst said they do not expect an adverse impact to Booz Allen's NSA footprint following the latest employee controversy and notes it is only 5% of total revenue. Further, Gesuale said fundamentals are accelerating and earnings revision risk is to the upside.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. AutoNation (AN) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman with analyst David Tamberrino saying valuation has bottomed and could be flat to slightly up in the near-term as SAAR bounces around the low-to-mid 17M range. 2. Trina Solar (TSL), Yingli Green Energy (YGE), and JA Solar (JASO) were upgraded to Buy from Sell at Axiom while the firm upgraded SolarCity (SCTY) to Hold from Sell. 3. PNC Financial (PNC) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James with analyst David Long saying negative earnings revisions over the past two years have likely hit an inflection point. 4. Big 5 Sporting (BGFV) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank with analyst Mike Baker citing accelerating sales trends and higher earnings power from profitability improvements. 5. Booz Allen (BAH) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Brian Gesuale saying the recent selloff creates an attractive entry point. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/18/16
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11/18/16
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BOFA
Booz Allen upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Ronald Epstein upgraded Booz Allen to Buy and raised its price target to $41 from $33. The analyst said Booz Allen will benefit from a positive inflection in defense spending and increased cyber security by both the commercial sector and US government.

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