MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) General Counsel David Francis sold 3,600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.50, for a total transaction of $232,200.00. Following the transaction, the general counsel now owns 10,017 shares in the company, valued at $646,096.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

David Francis also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 17th, David Francis sold 1,373 shares of MAXIMUS stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.35, for a total transaction of $89,725.55.

MAXIMUS, Inc. (MMS) opened at $65.34 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.57, a current ratio of 2.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. The firm has a market cap of $4,203.65, a PE ratio of 20.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.14 and a beta of 1.21. MAXIMUS, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $57.12 and a fifty-two week high of $72.71.

MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The health services provider reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $623.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $624.36 million. MAXIMUS had a net margin of 8.99% and a return on equity of 22.93%. MAXIMUS’s revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.71 EPS. equities research analysts predict that MAXIMUS, Inc. will post 3.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be issued a $0.045 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $0.18 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.28%. MAXIMUS’s payout ratio is 5.36%.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating on shares of MAXIMUS in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of MAXIMUS from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $69.00 price target (up from $66.00) on shares of MAXIMUS in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. MAXIMUS currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $66.60.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in MAXIMUS in the 4th quarter valued at about $163,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC acquired a new position in MAXIMUS in the 4th quarter valued at about $169,000. Capital One National Association acquired a new position in MAXIMUS in the 4th quarter valued at about $213,000. Intl Fcstone Inc. acquired a new position in MAXIMUS in the 2nd quarter valued at about $201,000. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its holdings in MAXIMUS by 51.3% in the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,581 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $256,000 after purchasing an additional 1,214 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 95.55% of the company’s stock.

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MAXIMUS Company Profile

MAXIMUS, Inc provides business process services (BPS) to government health and human services agencies. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Federal Services, Health Services and Human Services. The U.S. Federal Services segment provides BPS and program management for large government programs, independent health review and appeals services for both the United States Federal Government, and state-based programs and technology solutions for civilian federal programs.

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