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QQQ   414.65
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NYSE:MMS

Maximus (MMS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$81.44
+1.40 (+1.75%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$79.99
$81.57
50-Day Range
$79.78
$85.62
52-Week Range
$72.39
$89.69
Volume
277,679 shs
Average Volume
249,132 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.97 billion
P/E Ratio
26.97
Dividend Yield
1.47%
Price Target
$102.00

Maximus MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
25.2% Upside
$102.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.05% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.30mentions of Maximus in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$671,600 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.73%
From $5.41 to $5.72 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.86 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

49th out of 305 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

27th out of 89 stocks

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About Maximus Stock (NYSE:MMS)

Maximus, Inc. operates as a provider of government services in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: U.S. Federal Services, U.S. Services, and Outside the U.S. The U.S. Services segment offers program eligibility support and enrollment; centralized multilingual customer contact centers, multichannel, and digital self-service options for enrollment; application assistance and independent health plan choice counseling; beneficiary outreach, education, eligibility, enrollment, and redeterminations; and person-centered independent disability, long-term sick, and other health assessments. This segment also provides employment services, such as eligibility support, case management, job-readiness preparation, job search and employer outreach, job retention and career advancement, and educational and training services; technology solutions; system implementation project management services; and specialized consulting services. The U.S. Federal Services segment offers Business process services, eligibility and enrollment, outreach, and other services for federal health and human services programs; clinical services; and technology solutions, including application development and modernization services, enterprise business solutions, advanced analytics and emerging technologies, cybersecurity services, and infrastructure and engineering solutions. The Outside the U.S. segment offers BPS solutions for international governments, including health and disability assessments, program administration for employment services, wellbeing solutions, and other job seeker-related services. Maximus, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

MMS Stock Price History

MMS Stock News Headlines

Maximus Values Icon Award Winner: Dianne Henderson
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MAXIMUS declares $0.30 dividend
Secret Bull Market Starts in This Unusual Sector
"We're only at the very beginning of a new wave that could deliver 500%-plus gains in the years to come." In fact, 50 small companies related to this sector have already soared 100% or more in a recent 90-day stretch.
Maximus to close Lynn Haven office in May
Maximus, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript
Q1 2024 Maximus Inc Earnings Call
Recap: Maximus Q1 Earnings
Maximus Reports Fiscal Year 2024 First Quarter Results
MAXIMUS Q1 2024 Earnings Preview
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/29 Dividend
2/14/2024
Dividend Payable
2/29/2024
Today
4/20/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/08/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
5/14/2024
Dividend Payable
5/31/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP
57793310
Employees
39,600
Year Founded
1975

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$102.00
High Stock Price Target
$102.00
Low Stock Price Target
$102.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+25.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$161.79 million
Pretax Margin
4.86%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.98 billion
Cash Flow
$6.50 per share
Book Value
$27.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
60,177,000
Market Cap
$4.97 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.72

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MMS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Maximus stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Maximus in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" MMS shares.
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What is Maximus' stock price target for 2024?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Maximus' stock. Their MMS share price targets range from $102.00 to $102.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $102.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have MMS shares performed in 2024?

Maximus' stock was trading at $83.86 at the start of the year. Since then, MMS shares have decreased by 2.9% and is now trading at $81.44.
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When is Maximus' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2024.
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.

How can I listen to Maximus' earnings call?

Maximus will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 9th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Maximus' earnings last quarter?

Maximus, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The health services provider reported $1.34 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.06. The health services provider had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. Maximus had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.68% and a net margin of 3.73%. Maximus's quarterly revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.94 EPS.

How often does Maximus pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Maximus?

Maximus declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 5th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, May 31st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 14th.
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Is Maximus a good dividend stock?

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.50%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 39.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MMS will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.98% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Maximus issued on next quarter's earnings?

Maximus updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 5.200-5.500 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 4.240. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.1 billion-$5.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.1 billion.

What is Bruce Caswell's approval rating as Maximus' CEO?

145 employees have rated Maximus Chief Executive Officer Bruce Caswell on Glassdoor.com. Bruce Caswell has an approval rating of 80% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Maximus own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Maximus investors own include Pfizer (PFE), Lennar (LEN), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Kroger (KR), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cerner (CERN), Intel (INTC) and JD.com (JD).

Who are Maximus' major shareholders?

Maximus' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.16%), Reinhart Partners LLC. (0.38%), Chatham Capital Group Inc. (0.06%), Rowlandmiller & PARTNERS.ADV (0.05%), Bridge City Capital LLC (0.04%) and State of Michigan Retirement System (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce Caswell, David Francis, David Mutryn, Ilene R Baylinson, Michael J Warren, Michelle F Link, Peter Pond, Raymond B Ruddy, Richard A Montoni, Richard John Nadeau and Teresa Weipert.
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How do I buy shares of Maximus?

Shares of MMS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MMS) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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