Booz Allen Story

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BAH -- USA Stock  

USD 85.66  1.01  1.19%

15% of stocks are less volatile than Booz Allen, and above 98% of all equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 90 days. As many old-fashioned traders are trying to avoid industrials space, it makes sense to concentrate on Booz Allen Hamilton a little further and try to understand its current volatility patterns. We will go over a few points Booz Allen stockholders should remember regarding its volatility.
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Should you short Booz Allen (NYSE:BAH) after the current volatility rise?
Booz Allen Hamilton has roughly 741.9 M in cash with 551.43 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 5.38.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Booz Allen or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Booz Allen may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Booz Allen's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Booz Allen and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Booz Allen fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

How important is Booz Allen's Liquidity

Booz Allen financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Booz Allen Hamilton ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Booz Allen financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Booz Allen's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for Booz Allen, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Booz Allen Volatility Drivers

Booz Allen unsystematic risk is unique to Booz Allen Hamilton and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Booz Allen you can also buy Dun Bradstreet. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the consulting services sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Booz Allen important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Booz Allen income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Booz Allen volatility.
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