Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) and ATIF (NASDAQ:ATIF) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Booz Allen Hamilton and ATIF’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||$6.70 billion||1.42||$418.53 million||$2.76||24.63|
Booz Allen Hamilton pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. ATIF does not pay a dividend. Booz Allen Hamilton pays out 33.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Booz Allen Hamilton has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.
This table compares Booz Allen Hamilton and ATIF’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||6.24%||60.67%||10.54%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
94.5% of Booz Allen Hamilton shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Booz Allen Hamilton shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Booz Allen Hamilton and ATIF, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||1||3||8||0||2.58|
Booz Allen Hamilton presently has a consensus price target of $59.22, suggesting a potential downside of 12.88%. Given Booz Allen Hamilton’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Booz Allen Hamilton is more favorable than ATIF.
Booz Allen Hamilton beats ATIF on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Booz Allen Hamilton Company Profile
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation provides management and technology consulting, engineering, analytics, digital, mission operations, and cyber solutions to governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in the United States and internationally. The company offers consulting solutions for various domains, business strategies, human capital, and operations. It also provides analytics services, which focuses on delivering transformational solutions in the areas of decision analytics, including operations research and cost estimation; automation; and data science, which include predictive modeling and machine learning, as well as new or emerging areas, such as deep learning and artificial intelligence. In addition, the company delivers engineering services and solutions to define, develop, implement, sustain, and modernize complex physical systems, such as the launch and test range system for the U.S. air force space command or the flush air data systems for NASA; and provides cyber risk management solutions, such as prevention, detection, and cost effectiveness. Further, it offers technical solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
ATIF Company Profile
ATIF Holdings Limited provides financial consulting services to small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia. The company offers going public consulting and international financial consulting services. It also operates chinacnnm.com, a news and media Website that provides social news and financial information to the Asian region. The company was formerly known as Asia Times Holdings Limited and changed its name to ATIF Holdings Limited in March 2019. ATIF Holdings Limited was founded in 2015 and is based in Shenzhen, China.
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