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Is there a Bearish outlook for MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) this week?

December 8, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 Is there a Bearish outlook for MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) this week?
Investors sentiment is 1.4 in 2017 Q2. Its the same as in 2017Q1. It is without change, as 10 investors sold MAXIMUS, Inc. shares while 89 reduced holdings. only 38 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 59.39 million shares or 1.29% more from 58.63 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Fund Sa reported 20,329 shares. The New York-based Intl Gru has invested 0.04% in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny holds 0.04% in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) or 102,668 shares. Brown Advisory owns 1.16M shares or 0.22% of their US portfolio. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Co reported 0.01% of its portfolio in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Fuller & Thaler Asset Mngmt Incorporated reported 800 shares. 7,807 are owned by Alps Advsrs. Swiss Natl Bank reported 0.01% stake. Citigroup invested in 0% or 8,702 shares. Principal Fin Grp Inc Inc Inc has 0.02% invested in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) for 278,352 shares. The Nebraska-based Ameritas Inv Prns Incorporated has invested 0.08% in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Advisory Svcs Networks Ltd Limited Liability Company has 1,232 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co holds 4,630 shares. Globeflex Cap Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.28% in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Thomson Horstmann & Bryant reported 11,318 shares.

Since June 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $508,480 activity. On Friday, June 16 Caswell Bruce sold $508,480 worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) or 8,000 shares.

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 had 31 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Wednesday, November 9 by Raymond James. Canaccord Genuity downgraded MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) on Friday, April 7 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, August 18. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 20 by Sidoti. The stock of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Thursday, November 12. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $63.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 5 by Maxim Group. On Wednesday, September 16 the stock rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The stock of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, November 9. The stock of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 13 by Jefferies. Below is a list of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Old Target: $63 New Target: $59 Maintain
09/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain
09/11/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
09/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $64.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold Old Target: $62 New Target: $61 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $62.0 Maintain
02/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $64.0 Maintain
28/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $63.0 Maintain
01/09/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Neutral New Target: $64 Initiates Coverage On
18/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $63.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.95% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $70.14. About 400,052 shares traded or 41.22% up from the average. MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) has risen 15.99% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.71% the S&P500.

MAXIMUS, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services programs in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and Saudi Arabia. The company has market cap of $4.57 billion. The companyÂ’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 Fit for Work Service. It has a 22.13 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; health plan oversight; eHealth solutions with the Medigent product suite; independent disability, long-term sick, and health assessments; occupational health clinical assessments; and specialized program consulting services.

More recent MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Maximus Inc (MMS) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on September 30, 2017” on November 21, 2017. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Maximus’ (MMS) CEO Richard Montoni on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on November 11, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Maximus, Inc. (MMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2017” with publication date: November 13, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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