Lazard Asset Management Has Boosted Innospec (IOSP) Holding By $8.71 Million; 8 Analysts Bullish Booz Allen Hamilton Holding (BAH)

November 14, 2017 - By Louis Casey

Lazard Asset Management Llc increased Innospec Inc (IOSP) stake by 25.32% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Lazard Asset Management Llc acquired 134,020 shares as Innospec Inc (IOSP)’s stock declined 12.46%. The Lazard Asset Management Llc holds 663,360 shares with $43.48M value, up from 529,340 last quarter. Innospec Inc now has $1.62 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.07% or $0.05 reaching $67.2 on the news. About 12,594 shares traded. Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) has risen 30.88% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.18% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation had 36 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, October 29. The stock of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, September 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by BB&T Capital. As per Friday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, June 26 with “Buy”. The stock of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by William Blair. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $35 target in Thursday, January 28 report. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Zacks upgraded the shares of BAH in report on Tuesday, August 4 to “Hold” rating. See Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) latest ratings:

07/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $44.0 Upgrade
25/10/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Outperform Old Target: $40 New Target: $42 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $36.0 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: Vertical Research Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
20/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $36.0 Maintain
06/09/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0 Maintain
18/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $36.0 Maintain
07/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0000 Maintain
27/07/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0000 Maintain
17/07/2017 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade

Lazard Asset Management Llc decreased Servicenow (NYSE:NOW) stake by 5,458 shares to 21,325 valued at $2.26 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Mettler Intl (NYSE:MTD) stake by 3,759 shares and now owns 726 shares. Vertex Pharmace (NASDAQ:VRTX) was reduced too.

Among 3 analysts covering Innospec (NASDAQ:IOSP), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Innospec had 7 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Monness Crespi downgraded Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) on Monday, December 19 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Thursday, November 9, the company rating was downgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt. Monness Crespi maintained it with “Buy” rating and $62 target in Friday, November 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt given on Tuesday, August 22. Monness Crespi & Hardt downgraded Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) on Monday, October 12 to “Neutral” rating.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation is a holding company. The company has market cap of $5.30 billion. The Firm is a well-known provider of management and technology, consulting and engineering services to the United States and international governments, firms and not-for-profit organizations. It has a 20.17 P/E ratio. The Company’s client base includes government, commercial and international clients.

About 91,807 shares traded. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) has risen 24.39% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.69% the S&P500.

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