MMS Stock Overview
Maximus, Inc. provides business process services (BPS) to government health and human services programs.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$64.33|
|52 Week High||US$88.51|
|52 Week Low||US$56.50|
|1 Month Change||2.49%|
|3 Month Change||-4.64%|
|1 Year Change||-23.41%|
|3 Year Change||-15.12%|
|5 Year Change||5.75%|
|Change since IPO||1,329.56%|
Recent News & Updates
Maximus (NYSE:MMS) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.28
The board of Maximus, Inc. ( NYSE:MMS ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 31st of August, with investors...
Maximus' (NYSE:MMS) Dividend Will Be $0.28
Maximus, Inc. ( NYSE:MMS ) will pay a dividend of $0.28 on the 31st of August. This means the annual payment is 1.8% of...
|MMS||US IT||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MMS exceeded the US IT industry which returned -28.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MMS underperformed the US Market which returned -12.8% over the past year.
|MMS Average Weekly Movement||4.0%|
|IT Industry Average Movement||10.0%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: MMS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MMS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Maximus, Inc. provides business process services (BPS) to government health and human services programs. It operates through three segments: U.S. Services, U.S.
Maximus Fundamentals Summary
|MMS fundamental statistics|
Is MMS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MMS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.67b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.08|
|Net Profit Margin||4.10%|
How did MMS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.7%Current Dividend Yield
Does MMS pay a reliable dividends?See MMS dividend history and benchmarks
|Maximus dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Aug 12 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Aug 31 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||4 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||23 days|
Does MMS pay a reliable dividends?See MMS dividend history and benchmarks
Is MMS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MMS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MMS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does MMS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|MMS PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MMS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.9x) compared to the peer average (28.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MMS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US IT Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MMS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.9x) compared to the US IT industry average (29.5x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MMS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||20.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||31.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MMS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MMS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: MMS ($64.33) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($55.56)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MMS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Maximus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MMS's forecast earnings growth (18.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: MMS's earnings (18.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MMS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MMS's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MMS's revenue (0.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MMS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Maximus performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MMS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MMS's current net profit margins (4.1%) are lower than last year (7.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MMS's earnings have grown by 3.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MMS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MMS had negative earnings growth (-38.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (19.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MMS's Return on Equity (12.3%) is considered low.
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How is Maximus's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MMS's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($730.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: MMS's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MMS's net debt to equity ratio (89.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MMS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.7% to 97.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MMS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.7%).
Interest Coverage: MMS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.1x coverage).
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What is Maximus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MMS's dividend (1.74%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.52%).
High Dividend: MMS's dividend (1.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MMS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MMS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.2%), MMS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (17%), MMS's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bruce Caswell (55 yo)
Mr. Bruce L. Caswell has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of MAXIMUS, Inc. since April 1, 2018. Mr. Caswell has been the President at MAXIMUS Inc. since October 1, 2014 and served as its General M...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bruce's total compensation ($USD7.91M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.58M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bruce's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: MMS's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MMS's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MMS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Maximus, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Maximus, Inc.
- Ticker: MMS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1975
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: US$3.895b
- Shares outstanding: 60.55m
- Website: https://www.maximus.com
Number of Employees
- Maximus, Inc.
- 1600 Tysons Boulevard
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.