Booz Allen Hamilton Rises On Unusually High Volume (BAH)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 963,846 shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up $2.16 (+14.6%) at $17.04 as of 11:10 a.m. ET.

Booz Allen Hamilton has a market cap of $1.92 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 13.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides management and technology consulting services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Booz Allen Hamilton as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full Booz Allen Hamilton Ratings Report.

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