$0.77 EPS Expected for MAXIMUS, Inc. (MMS)

January 13, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

 $0.77 EPS Expected for MAXIMUS, Inc. (MMS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.39 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 22 investors sold MAXIMUS, Inc. shares while 77 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 96 raised stakes. 57.34 million shares or 3.44% less from 59.39 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Great West Life Assurance Co Can stated it has 0.01% in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al has 0.03% invested in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) for 41,800 shares. Hendershot Investments accumulated 39,135 shares or 1.08% of the stock. Thompson Davis & Com holds 0.06% or 520 shares in its portfolio. Hancock Com has 5,954 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Chatham has 0.57% invested in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Ranger Inv Mgmt Lp, a Texas-based fund reported 461,295 shares. Comerica Securities Inc has 4,631 shares. Retirement Of Alabama holds 0.03% of its portfolio in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) for 83,700 shares. Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 1.69 million shares. 1,200 are held by D Scott Neal. West Coast Lc accumulated 93,530 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 5,724 shares. Brinker holds 69,361 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Com holds 150 shares.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $9.06 million activity. RUDDY RAYMOND B sold $1.57M worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) on Monday, September 11. $481,840 worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) was sold by Caswell Bruce on Thursday, August 31. $1.76 million worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) shares were sold by MONTONI RICHARD A. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $117,780 was sold by FRANCIS DAVID. Another trade for 2,200 shares valued at $133,903 was made by LEDERER PAUL R on Monday, August 14.

Analysts expect MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) to report $0.77 EPS on February, 8.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 8.45 % from last quarter’s $0.71 EPS. MMS’s profit would be $50.16 million giving it 23.34 P/E if the $0.77 EPS is correct. After having $0.81 EPS previously, MAXIMUS, Inc.’s analysts see -4.94 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $71.89. About 277,748 shares traded. MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) has risen 15.99% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.71% the S&P500.

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. MAXIMUS has $87 highest and $59 lowest target. $67.20’s average target is -6.52% below currents $71.89 stock price. MAXIMUS had 33 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of MMS in report on Tuesday, May 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, May 25. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, May 5 by Maxim Group. The stock of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Jefferies. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, November 13. The stock of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, November 9. Canaccord Genuity downgraded the shares of MMS in report on Friday, April 7 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 3 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, August 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 7 by Sidoti.

MAXIMUS, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services programs in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and Saudi Arabia. The company has market cap of $4.68 billion. The company??s Health Services segment offers various BPS, appeals, and assessments, as well as related consulting services for state, provincial, and national government programs comprising Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance British Columbia, the Health Assessment Advisory Service, and Preadmission Screening and Resident Reviews. It has a 22.68 P/E ratio. The Company’s services include health insurance exchange customer contact center activities and support; health insurance program eligibility and enrollment; beneficiary outreach and education; application assistance and independent health plan enrollment counseling; premium payment processing and administration; eHealth solutions; independent disability, long-term sick, and health assessments; occupational health clinical assessments; and specialized program consulting services.

More news for MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “First Week of February 16th Options Trading For MAXIMUS (MMS)” on January 08, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Maximus, Inc.: Overvalued” and published on January 05, 2018 is yet another important article.

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