Maximus, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) General Counsel David Francis sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.28, for a total transaction of $195,840.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

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

  • On Friday, August 18th, David Francis sold 2,000 shares of Maximus stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.89, for a total transaction of $117,780.00.
  • On Friday, July 14th, David Francis sold 1,000 shares of Maximus stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.46, for a total transaction of $60,460.00.

Maximus, Inc. (NYSE MMS) traded up 0.176% on Thursday, reaching $65.395. 65,044 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $62.08 and a 200-day moving average price of $61.77. Maximus, Inc. has a 12 month low of $43.69 and a 12 month high of $65.87. The company has a market capitalization of $4.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.960 and a beta of 1.36.

Maximus (NYSE:MMS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The health services provider reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.76 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $600.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $614.12 million. Maximus had a net margin of 8.43% and a return on equity of 25.08%. Maximus’s revenue was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.79 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Maximus, Inc. will post $3.13 EPS for the current year.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on MMS. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Maximus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $73.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday. BidaskClub cut shares of Maximus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Maxim Group set a $66.00 price target on shares of Maximus and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Canaccord Genuity cut shares of Maximus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $62.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Robert W. Baird started coverage on shares of Maximus in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Maximus currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $63.14.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in Maximus by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 5,174 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $324,000 after purchasing an additional 14 shares during the period. Alps Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Maximus by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 7,807 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $489,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC boosted its stake in Maximus by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 11,206 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $620,000 after purchasing an additional 36 shares during the period. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its stake in Maximus by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 4,084 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $256,000 after purchasing an additional 38 shares during the period. Finally, Stephens Inc. AR boosted its stake in Maximus by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 6,638 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $416,000 after purchasing an additional 61 shares during the period. 97.23% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Maximus

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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