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MAXIMUS Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:MMS)

$77.37
+1.02 (+1.34 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 07:49 AM ET)
Today's Range
$76.16
Now: $77.37
$77.55
50-Day Range
$73.87
MA: $77.24
$81.41
52-Week Range
$60.00
Now: $77.37
$82.02
Volume439,598 shs
Average Volume367,775 shs
Market Capitalization$4.94 billion
P/E Ratio22.76
Dividend Yield1.31%
Beta0.87
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$2.39 billion
Cash Flow$4.52 per share
Book Value$16.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$220.75 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,600
Market Cap$4.94 billion
Next Earnings Date11/19/2019 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 10th. Shareholders 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 1.45%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 14th. This is a boost 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 approved a share buyback plan on Monday, June 25th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 4.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were MAXIMUS's earnings last quarter?

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 8th. The health services provider reported $0.97 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.04. The health services provider had revenue of $730.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $754.81 million. MAXIMUS had a return on equity of 20.72% and a net margin of 8.44%. The business's revenue was up 22.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.91 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 Tuesday, November 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MAXIMUS.

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

MAXIMUS issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.70-3.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.70. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.92 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of prior $3.65-3.75.

What price target have analysts set for MMS?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets 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 3.4% 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?

Media coverage about MMS stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MAXIMUS earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories 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 effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for MAXIMUS.

Are investors shorting MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,330,000 shares, a drop of 17.4% from the August 30th total of 1,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 310,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days. Approximately 2.1% of the company's shares 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 AGNC Investment (AGNC), Tesla (TSLA), Bank of America (BAC), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Adamis Pharmaceuticals (ADMP), ConforMIS (CFMS), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Qorvo (QRVO).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.75%), Robecosam AG (0.25%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (0.21%), Cambiar Investors LLC (0.10%), Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV (0.04%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%). 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 institutional investors are selling MAXIMUS stock?

MMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Meeder Asset Management Inc., Robecosam AG and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold MAXIMUS company stock in the last year include David Francis, Mark Andrekovich, Paul R Lederer, Raymond B Ruddy, Richard A Montoni and Russell A Beliveau. 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 Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Tuttle Tactical Management, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Coastal Investment Advisors Inc.. 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 $77.37.

How big of a company is MAXIMUS?

MAXIMUS has a market capitalization of $4.94 billion and generates $2.39 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $220.75 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.40 on an earnings per share basis. MAXIMUS employs 18,600 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:  393 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  390 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  783
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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