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NYSE:MMS - MAXIMUS Stock Price, Forecast & News

$74.35
-0.94 (-1.25 %)
(As of 01/22/2020 07:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
$74.17
Now: $74.35
$75.44
50-Day Range
$73.11
MA: $74.48
$75.86
52-Week Range
$68.15
Now: $74.35
$82.02
Volume269,372 shs
Average Volume243,022 shs
Market Capitalization$4.76 billion
P/E Ratio19.99
Dividend Yield1.49%
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$5.05 per share
Book Value$19.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$240.82 million

Miscellaneous

Employees29,600
Market Cap$4.76 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 Wednesday, January 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, February 28th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 13th. View MAXIMUS's Dividend History.

How will MAXIMUS's stock buyback program work?

MAXIMUS announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, June 25th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were MAXIMUS's earnings last quarter?

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 19th. The health services provider reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.01. The health services provider had revenue of $754.97 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $756.40 million. MAXIMUS had a net margin of 8.34% and a return on equity of 21.09%. The business's revenue was up 35.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $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 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 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for MAXIMUS's shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $81.00. On average, they expect MAXIMUS's stock price to reach $79.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% 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?

Headlines about MMS stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MAXIMUS earned a coverage optimism score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for MAXIMUS.

Are investors shorting MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,670,000 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the December 15th total of 1,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 393,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 2.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View MAXIMUS's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of MAXIMUS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of MAXIMUS own?

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.73%), West Coast Financial LLC (0.16%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.08%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%) and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are selling MAXIMUS stock?

MMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Riverbridge Partners LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, West Coast Financial LLC and Verus Financial Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have sold MAXIMUS company stock in the last year include David Francis, Paul R Lederer, Raymond B Ruddy, Richard A Montoni, Russell A Beliveau and Thomas D Romeo. View Insider Buying and Selling for MAXIMUS.

Which institutional investors are buying MAXIMUS stock?

MMS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Zeke Capital Advisors LLC, Private Trust Co. NA, First National Bank of Omaha, Larson Financial Group LLC, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 $74.35.

How big of a company is MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS has a market capitalization of $4.76 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:  413 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  411 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  824
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 1/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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