NYSE:MMS

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MA: $87.68
$94.07
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Volume3,421 shs
Average Volume338,864 shs
Market Capitalization$5.84 billion
P/E Ratio27.93
Dividend Yield1.19%
Beta0.84

Competitors

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) Vs. V, MA, FIS, FISV, ADP, and GPN

Should you be buying MMS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "data processing & outsourced services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Maximus, including Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Fiserv (FISV), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), and Global Payments (GPN).

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) and Visa (NYSE:V) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Maximus has a beta of 0.84, suggesting that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Maximus and Visa's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Maximus6.20%17.60%10.68%
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Maximus and Visa, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Maximus00113.50
Visa042202.85

Maximus presently has a consensus price target of $90.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.22%. Visa has a consensus price target of $229.92, suggesting a potential upside of 1.81%. Given Visa's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Visa is more favorable than Maximus.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Maximus and Visa's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Maximus$3.46 billion1.69$214.51 million$3.3928.01
Visa$21.85 billion20.18$10.87 billion$5.0444.81

Visa has higher revenue and earnings than Maximus. Maximus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Visa, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

92.9% of Maximus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Maximus shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Visa shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Maximus pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Maximus pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 25.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Maximus has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Visa has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years.

Summary

Visa beats Maximus on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) and Maximus (NYSE:MMS) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Mastercard and Maximus, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mastercard032602.90
Maximus00113.50

Mastercard presently has a consensus target price of $368.7241, indicating a potential downside of 4.06%. Maximus has a consensus target price of $90.00, indicating a potential downside of 5.22%. Given Mastercard's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Mastercard is more favorable than Maximus.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.6% of Mastercard shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.9% of Maximus shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Mastercard shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Maximus shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Maximus pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Mastercard pays out 22.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Maximus pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mastercard has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Maximus has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk and Volatility

Mastercard has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maximus has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Mastercard and Maximus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mastercard43.13%114.80%22.01%
Maximus6.20%17.60%10.68%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mastercard and Maximus' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mastercard$16.88 billion22.61$8.12 billion$7.7749.46
Maximus$3.46 billion1.69$214.51 million$3.3928.01

Mastercard has higher revenue and earnings than Maximus. Maximus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mastercard, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Mastercard beats Maximus on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) and Maximus (NYSE:MMS) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

Fidelity National Information Services pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Maximus pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Fidelity National Information Services pays out 27.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Maximus pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Fidelity National Information Services has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Maximus has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Fidelity National Information Services has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maximus has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Fidelity National Information Services and Maximus, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fidelity National Information Services061712.79
Maximus00113.50

Fidelity National Information Services currently has a consensus target price of $159.8333, suggesting a potential upside of 4.94%. Maximus has a consensus target price of $90.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.22%. Given Fidelity National Information Services' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Fidelity National Information Services is more favorable than Maximus.

Profitability

This table compares Fidelity National Information Services and Maximus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fidelity National Information Services-0.83%6.88%4.08%
Maximus6.20%17.60%10.68%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.5% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.9% of Maximus shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Maximus shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fidelity National Information Services and Maximus' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fidelity National Information Services$10.33 billion9.17$298 million$5.6127.15
Maximus$3.46 billion1.69$214.51 million$3.3928.01

Fidelity National Information Services has higher revenue and earnings than Maximus. Fidelity National Information Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Maximus, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Maximus beats Fidelity National Information Services on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) and Maximus (NYSE:MMS) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.7% of Fiserv shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.9% of Maximus shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Fiserv shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Maximus shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fiserv and Maximus' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fiserv$10.19 billion8.22$893 million$4.0031.31
Maximus$3.46 billion1.69$214.51 million$3.3928.01

Fiserv has higher revenue and earnings than Maximus. Maximus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fiserv, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Fiserv and Maximus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fiserv6.01%8.75%3.90%
Maximus6.20%17.60%10.68%

Risk and Volatility

Fiserv has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maximus has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Fiserv and Maximus, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fiserv032912.94
Maximus00113.50

Fiserv presently has a consensus target price of $129.7188, suggesting a potential upside of 3.58%. Maximus has a consensus target price of $90.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.22%. Given Fiserv's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Fiserv is more favorable than Maximus.

Summary

Fiserv beats Maximus on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) and Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

92.9% of Maximus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.7% of Automatic Data Processing shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Maximus shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Automatic Data Processing shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Maximus pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Automatic Data Processing pays an annual dividend of $3.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Maximus pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Automatic Data Processing pays out 62.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Maximus has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Automatic Data Processing has raised its dividend for 47 consecutive years. Automatic Data Processing is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

Maximus has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Automatic Data Processing has a beta of 0.7, meaning that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Maximus and Automatic Data Processing's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Maximus6.20%17.60%10.68%
Automatic Data Processing17.07%46.13%5.94%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Maximus and Automatic Data Processing, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Maximus00113.50
Automatic Data Processing49502.06

Maximus presently has a consensus target price of $90.00, indicating a potential downside of 5.22%. Automatic Data Processing has a consensus target price of $169.9375, indicating a potential downside of 11.64%. Given Maximus' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Maximus is more favorable than Automatic Data Processing.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Maximus and Automatic Data Processing's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Maximus$3.46 billion1.69$214.51 million$3.3928.01
Automatic Data Processing$14.59 billion5.66$2.47 billion$5.9232.59

Automatic Data Processing has higher revenue and earnings than Maximus. Maximus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Automatic Data Processing, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Automatic Data Processing beats Maximus on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) and Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Maximus and Global Payments, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Maximus00113.50
Global Payments042502.86

Maximus presently has a consensus price target of $90.00, indicating a potential downside of 5.22%. Global Payments has a consensus price target of $211.2143, indicating a potential downside of 2.93%. Given Global Payments' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Global Payments is more favorable than Maximus.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Maximus and Global Payments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Maximus$3.46 billion1.69$214.51 million$3.3928.01
Global Payments$4.91 billion13.07$430.61 million$5.8637.13

Global Payments has higher revenue and earnings than Maximus. Maximus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Global Payments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.9% of Maximus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Maximus shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Global Payments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Maximus pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Maximus pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Global Payments pays out 13.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Maximus has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Global Payments has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Maximus has a beta of 0.84, suggesting that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Maximus and Global Payments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Maximus6.20%17.60%10.68%
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%

Summary

Global Payments beats Maximus on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Maximus Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Visa logo
V
Visa
2.4$225.83+0.2%$441.77 billion$21.85 billion46.28Analyst Revision
Mastercard logo
MA
Mastercard
2.1$384.33+0.6%$383.92 billion$16.88 billion57.62Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Fidelity National Information Services logo
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
2.1$152.31+0.3%$95.04 billion$10.33 billion-846.17Analyst Report
News Coverage
Fiserv logo
FISV
Fiserv
1.5$125.24+0.2%$83.97 billion$10.19 billion94.88Analyst Revision
Automatic Data Processing logo
ADP
Automatic Data Processing
2.4$192.94+0.5%$82.57 billion$14.59 billion33.50
Global Payments logo
GPN
Global Payments
2.1$217.60+0.0%$64.22 billion$4.91 billion129.52
Paychex logo
PAYX
Paychex
1.5$96.64+0.3%$34.71 billion$4.04 billion32.98Analyst Report
Insider Selling
FLEETCOR Technologies logo
FLT
FLEETCOR Technologies
1.7$291.65+0.1%$24.29 billion$2.65 billion35.18Analyst Revision
Broadridge Financial Solutions logo
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
1.8$156.18+0.4%$18.01 billion$4.53 billion38.56
Jack Henry & Associates logo
JKHY
Jack Henry & Associates
1.9$159.04+1.7%$11.90 billion$1.70 billion40.88
The Western Union logo
WU
The Western Union
1.9$25.85+0.3%$10.57 billion$5.29 billion17.83
WEX logo
WEX
WEX
1.6$229.54+0.7%$10.08 billion$1.72 billion80.26Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Genpact logo
G
Genpact
1.9$44.90+0.8%$8.34 billion$3.52 billion27.89
Euronet Worldwide logo
EEFT
Euronet Worldwide
1.6$148.45+1.6%$7.96 billion$2.75 billion280.10
CoreLogic logo
CLGX
CoreLogic
1.9$79.86+0.0%$5.84 billion$1.76 billion27.44
Alliance Data Systems logo
ADS
Alliance Data Systems
2.6$108.77+1.2%$5.34 billion$5.58 billion15.61Analyst Report
TTEC logo
TTEC
TTEC
1.6$108.66+0.0%$5.08 billion$1.64 billion49.84
ExlService logo
EXLS
ExlService
1.3$95.70+1.2%$3.20 billion$991.35 million42.16Insider Selling
Sykes Enterprises logo
SYKE
Sykes Enterprises
1.4$44.75+0.6%$1.78 billion$1.61 billion33.90
Cardtronics logo
CATM
Cardtronics
1.1$38.84+0.2%$1.75 billion$1.35 billion77.68
CSG Systems International logo
CSGS
CSG Systems International
1.9$47.12+0.4%$1.55 billion$996.81 million22.44
Everi logo
EVRI
Everi
1.7$14.40+0.6%$1.24 billion$533.23 million-14.12Unusual Options Activity
Cass Information Systems logo
CASS
Cass Information Systems
0.9$45.92+0.7%$665.57 million$157.24 million26.70Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
MoneyGram International logo
MGI
MoneyGram International
1.4$6.92+4.3%$560.11 million$1.29 billion-18.21
OneSmart International Education Group logo
ONE
OneSmart International Education Group
0.8$2.28+2.6%$376.91 million$502.22 million-4.22Gap Up
INOD
Innodata
0.4$6.90+2.0%$182.05 million$55.86 million-345.00Increase in Short Interest
Steel Connect logo
STCN
Steel Connect
0.6$1.84+1.6%$114.03 million$782.81 million-7.08Increase in Short Interest
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