Brian Grosso
Investment advisor, long only, long-term horizon, value

Booz Allen Hamilton: Textbook Quality At A Discount

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) is currently highly-ranked by Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula, which uses EBIT/EV and ROIC to systematically identify above-average businesses at below-average prices. My research has largely confirmed that BAH fits this description, and for that I am recommending the purchase of the company's common stock.

Background

2014 marks BAH's 100th year in business. In 1914, Edwin Booz opened a 'business engineering services' firm with the idea of tailoring his consulting work to fit unique client needs. Many consider Booz to have pioneered the management consulting industry. Since then, the company has seen consistent growth for most of its long history (see chart: goo.gl/97vi0Z) and become one of the most respected management and IT consulting...

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