Briefing on the Fundamentals of Maximus (MMS)

Mid-cap trade & services company Maximus has moved 11.44% this afternoon, reaching $75.58 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $76.

Maximus, Inc. provides Business Process Services (BPS) to government health and human services programs worldwide. Before considering an investment in Maximus, make sure to consider the following:

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 3.29, Maximus has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.97

  • MMS has a forward P/E ratio of 18.25.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.072 — a number between 0 and 1 signifying that Maximus is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.86

  • The mid-cap company is based in the United States. Maximus currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.48%.

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