Maximus, Inc. (MMS): Price and Financial Metrics

Maximus, Inc. (MMS): $86.08

-1.58 (-1.80%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where MMS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.34% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MMS is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • MMS ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

MMS Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for MMS is 2.72 -- better than 82.51% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Maximus Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 77.17% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 31.42%, Maximus Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 80.72% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Maximus Inc are SSD, WDFC, ATHM, LCII, and PINC.
  • MMS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Maximus Inc's official web site, go to

MMS Valuation Summary

  • MMS's price/sales ratio is 1.4; this is 22.22% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • MMS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • MMS's price/earnings ratio has moved down 8.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MMS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MMS 2018-11-08 1.7 4.1 18.8 12.9
MMS 2017-06-08 1.7 5.0 20.4 13.0
MMS 2013-05-20 2.2 5.2 26.5 14.7
MMS 2006-09-01 0.8 1.4 73.2 42.0
MMS 2006-01-23 1.2 2.0 22.1 12.4
MMS 2004-01-09 1.6 2.6 24.8 13.0

MMS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MMS, see our MMS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $101.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.7 (Moderate Buy)

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MMS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.08 52-week high $96.05
Prev. close $87.66 52-week low $64.30
Day low $86.08 Volume 161,818
Day high $87.55 Avg. volume 316,783
50-day MA $89.54 Dividend yield 1.26%
200-day MA $82.89 Market Cap 5.29B

Maximus, Inc. (MMS) Company Bio

MAXIMUS Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia. The company operates through two segments, Health Services and Human Services. The company was founded in 1975 and is based in Reston, Virginia.

MMS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$86.08$92.9 3%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Maximus Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Maximus Inc ranked in the 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 3.5% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Maximus Inc, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 178.98; that's higher than 96.35% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 8% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 23.27% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • MMS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 42.02% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

FELE, OTIS, ULH, VLRS, and NOC can be thought of as valuation peers to MMS, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest MMS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Maximus Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MMS as an investment opportunity.

Maximus (MMS) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

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Yahoo | July 29, 2021

Were Hedge Funds Right About MAXIMUS, Inc. (MMS)?

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Yahoo | July 26, 2021

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Jumbo News | July 25, 2021

Maximus picks up encouraging nickel hints near Kambalda

ASX-listed WA junior explorer Maximus Resources has reported a clutch of shallow nickel, copper and cobalt sulphide sniffs from a maiden reverse circulation drilling program at the Hilditch West prospect at its Spargoville project about 25km from BHPs Kambalda nickel operations.

The West Australian | July 22, 2021

Maximus Federal Awarded Two Contracts at IRS for Modernization and Support Worth $151 Million

RESTON, Va., July 20, 2021--Maximus announced today that it had been awarded two contracts from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) worth a combined $151 million.

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

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MMS Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -6.69%
6-mo 7.82%
1-year 14.91%
3-year 38.65%
5-year 51.99%
YTD 18.39%
2020 -0.07%
2019 15.90%
2018 -8.53%
2017 28.68%
2016 -0.46%

MMS Dividends

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