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NYSE:MMS - MAXIMUS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$73.17
-0.19 (-0.26 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$72.70
Now: $73.17
$73.81
50-Day Range
$73.11
MA: $75.28
$77.82
52-Week Range
$62.00
Now: $73.17
$82.02
Volume302,814 shs
Average Volume330,839 shs
Market Capitalization$4.68 billion
P/E Ratio19.67
Dividend Yield1.53%
Beta0.79
MAXIMUS, Inc provides business process services (BPS) to government health and human services programs worldwide. The company's Health Services segment offers various BPS, appeals, and assessments for state, provincial, and national government programs, including Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance British Columbia, Health Assessment Advisory Service contract, and Preadmission Screening and Resident Reviews. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP57793310
Phone703-251-8500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.89 billion
Cash Flow$5.09 per share
Book Value$19.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$240.82 million

Miscellaneous

Employees29,600
Market Cap$4.68 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is MAXIMUS's stock symbol?

MAXIMUS trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MMS."

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

MAXIMUS announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, November 29th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. This is a positive change from MAXIMUS's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View MAXIMUS's Dividend History.

How will MAXIMUS's stock buyback program work?

MAXIMUS announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Monday, June 25th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 4.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were MAXIMUS's earnings last quarter?

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 19th. The health services provider reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.94 by $0.01. The health services provider earned $754.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $756.40 million. MAXIMUS had a return on equity of 21.09% and a net margin of 8.34%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 35.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share. View MAXIMUS's Earnings History.

When is MAXIMUS's next earnings date?

MAXIMUS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for MAXIMUS.

What guidance has MAXIMUS issued on next quarter's earnings?

MAXIMUS issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $$3.95-4.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $$4.07. The company issued revenue guidance of $$3.15-3.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$3.17 billion.

What price target have analysts set for MMS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for MAXIMUS's shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $83.00. On average, they anticipate MAXIMUS's stock price to reach $80.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MAXIMUS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MAXIMUS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MAXIMUS in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for MAXIMUS.

Has MAXIMUS been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MMS stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MAXIMUS earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the health services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for MAXIMUS.

Are investors shorting MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,560,000 shares, a drop of 12.4% from the November 14th total of 1,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 394,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.0 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View MAXIMUS's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of MAXIMUS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of MAXIMUS own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MAXIMUS investors own include Tesla (TSLA), Bank of America (BAC), Southwest Airlines (LUV), New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (EDU), Lennar (LEN), Macy's (M), Analog Devices (ADI), Adamis Pharmaceuticals (ADMP), AGNC Investment (AGNC) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are MAXIMUS's key executives?

MAXIMUS's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bruce L. Caswell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Richard A. Montoni, Vice Chairman & Sr. Advisor to the CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Richard J. Nadeau, CFO & Treasurer (Age 64)
  • Mr. David R. Francis, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mark S. Andrekovich, Chief of Human Capital and Former Pres of Tax & Employer Services (Age 57)

Who are MAXIMUS's major shareholders?

MAXIMUS's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.29%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (1.10%), Man Group plc (0.94%), Rice Hall James & Associates LLC (0.76%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.75%) and Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.70%). Company insiders that own MAXIMUS stock include David Francis, Mark Andrekovich, Paul R Lederer, Raymond B Ruddy, Richard A Montoni and Russell A Beliveau. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MAXIMUS.

Which major investors are selling MAXIMUS stock?

MMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Man Group plc, Meritage Portfolio Management, Glassman Wealth Services, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Millennium Management LLC and Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio. Company insiders that have sold MAXIMUS company stock in the last year include David Francis, Paul R Lederer, Raymond B Ruddy, Richard A Montoni and Russell A Beliveau. View Insider Buying and Selling for MAXIMUS.

Which major investors are buying MAXIMUS stock?

MMS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Tygh Capital Management Inc., WBI Investments Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, First Quadrant L P CA, Rhumbline Advisers, State Street Corp and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MAXIMUS.

How do I buy shares of MAXIMUS?

Shares of MMS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is MAXIMUS's stock price today?

One share of MMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.17.

How big of a company is MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS has a market capitalization of $4.68 billion and generates $2.89 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $240.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.72 on an earnings per share basis. MAXIMUS employs 29,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About MAXIMUS.

What is MAXIMUS's official website?

The official website for MAXIMUS is http://www.maximus.com/.

How can I contact MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS's mailing address is 1891 METRO CENTER DRIVE, RESTON VA, 20190. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 703-251-8500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for MAXIMUS (NYSE MMS)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  404 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  807
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MAXIMUS and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MMS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MMS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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