Maximus, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) General Counsel David Francis sold 1,373 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.35, for a total value of $89,725.55. Following the sale, the general counsel now directly owns 13,617 shares in the company, valued at $889,870.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

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

  • On Monday, November 13th, David Francis sold 3,900 shares of Maximus stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.97, for a total value of $249,483.00.
  • On Thursday, October 5th, David Francis sold 3,000 shares of Maximus stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.28, for a total value of $195,840.00.

Shares of Maximus, Inc. (NYSE MMS) traded down $0.15 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $65.47. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 327,295 shares, compared to its average volume of 297,133. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,243.90, a P/E ratio of 21.05, a P/E/G ratio of 2.44 and a beta of 1.32. Maximus, Inc. has a 52 week low of $51.74 and a 52 week high of $66.96.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a $0.045 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.18 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.27%. Maximus’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 5.66%.

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MMS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Maximus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $73.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Robert W. Baird initiated coverage on Maximus in a research report on Sunday, September 3rd. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Canaccord Genuity lowered their price target on Maximus from $62.00 to $61.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Maxim Group set a $66.00 price target on Maximus and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Maximus from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. Maximus presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $64.33.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its position in shares of Maximus by 0.3% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 5,174 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $324,000 after acquiring an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. lifted its position in shares of Maximus by 0.3% in the second quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 7,807 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $489,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC lifted its position in shares of Maximus by 0.3% in the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 11,206 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $620,000 after acquiring an additional 36 shares in the last quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. lifted its position in shares of Maximus by 0.9% in the second quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 4,084 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $256,000 after acquiring an additional 38 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stephens Inc. AR lifted its position in shares of Maximus by 0.9% in the second quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 6,638 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $416,000 after acquiring an additional 61 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 97.55% of the company’s stock.

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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