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NYSE:MMSMAXIMUS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$75.02
+2.28 (+3.13 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$73.74
Now: $75.02
$75.78
50-Day Range
$61.64
MA: $67.61
$73.13
52-Week Range
$46.42
Now: $75.02
$82.02
Volume354,865 shs
Average Volume487,059 shs
Market Capitalization$4.60 billion
P/E Ratio23.15
Dividend Yield1.54%
Beta0.92
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. This segment offers program eligibility support and enrollment; application assistance and independent health plan enrollment counseling; beneficiary outreach, education, eligibility, enrollment, and renewal; document and record management; payment processing and administration; and digital eHealth and wellbeing solutions. It also provides independent disability, long-term sick, and other health assessment; occupational health clinical assessment; specialized consulting; and centralized multilingual customer contact centers and multichannel self-service options for enrollment. The company's U.S. Federal Services segment offers centralized citizen engagement centers and support services; document and record management; case management, citizen engagement, and consumer education; independent medical reviews and worker's compensation benefit appeals; and Medicare and Medicaid appeals, and program eligibility appeals. It also provides modernization of systems and information technology infrastructure; infrastructure operations and support services; software development, operations, and management services; and data analytics services. The company's Human Services segment offers national, state, provincial, and local human services agencies, as well as various BPS and related consulting services. It also provides management tools and professional consulting, program consulting, and tax credit and employer services. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.82 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.89 billion
Cash Flow$5.27 per share
Book Value$19.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$240.82 million

Miscellaneous

Employees29,600
Market Cap$4.60 billion
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MAXIMUS's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

MAXIMUS's stock was trading at $60.94 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MMS stock has increased by 23.1% and is now trading at $75.02. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is MAXIMUS's next earnings date?

MAXIMUS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for MAXIMUS.

How were MAXIMUS's earnings last quarter?

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The health services provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.39. The health services provider had revenue of $818.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $770.28 million. MAXIMUS had a return on equity of 17.09% and a net margin of 6.71%. MAXIMUS's revenue for the quarter was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.96 earnings per share. View MAXIMUS's earnings history.

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

MAXIMUS announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, May 29th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 14th. View MAXIMUS's dividend history.

How will MAXIMUS's stock buyback program work?

MAXIMUS declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Monday, June 25th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in 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 plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

MAXIMUS issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.95-3.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.15-3.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.10 billion.

What price target have analysts set for MMS?

2 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for MAXIMUS's shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $81.00. On average, they anticipate MAXIMUS's share price to reach $79.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for MAXIMUS.

Has MAXIMUS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MMS stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MAXIMUS earned a news sentiment score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage 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 impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutMAXIMUS.

Are investors shorting MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,060,000 shares, a drop of 7.8% from the April 30th total of 1,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 536,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the 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 Boeing (BA), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), Altria Group (MO), AbbVie (ABBV), Broadcom (AVGO), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Cisco Systems (CSCO), IBM (IBM) and Lennar (LEN).

Who are MAXIMUS's key executives?

MAXIMUS's management team includes the following 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)

What is MAXIMUS's stock symbol?

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

Who are MAXIMUS's major shareholders?

MAXIMUS's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.55%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (7.11%), State Street Corp (3.42%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (3.37%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.22%) and Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.65%). Company insiders that own MAXIMUS stock include David Francis, Mark Andrekovich, Paul R Lederer, Raymond B Ruddy, Richard A Montoni, Russell A Beliveau and Thomas D Romeo. 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 APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., State of Michigan Retirement System, Ranger Investment Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ . Company insiders that have sold MAXIMUS company stock in the last year include David Francis, Raymond B Ruddy, Richard A Montoni, Russell A Beliveau, and Thomas D Romeo. View insider buying and selling activity for MAXIMUS.

Which major investors are buying MAXIMUS stock?

MMS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackenzie Financial Corp, Copeland Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, RK Capital Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Reinhart Partners Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, and Federated Hermes Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $75.02.

How big of a company is MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS has a market capitalization of $4.60 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.

What is MAXIMUS's official website?

The official website for MAXIMUS is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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