Maximus Earnings Estimate

MMS -  USA Stock  

USD 83.87  0.16  0.19%

Many public companies, such as Maximus, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Maximus' earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Maximus' analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Maximus is projected to generate 4.72 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. Maximus earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Maximus EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Additionally, see Stocks Correlation.

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As of 09/19/2021, Profit Margin is likely to grow to 0.06, while Gross Profit is likely to drop slightly above 707.4 M.
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Maximus Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Maximus is based on official Zacks consensus of 3 analysts regarding Maximus future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 96.05%, the future earnings per share of Maximus is estimated to be 4.72 with the lowest and highest values of 4.71 and 4.73, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Maximus is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
Current EPS
4.39
19th of September 2021
4.71
Lowest
Estimated EPS
4.72
4.73
Highest

Maximus Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Maximus' value are higher than the current market price of the Maximus stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Maximus is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Maximus' stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

3

96.05%

4.39

4.72

Maximus Earnings History

Earnings estimate consensus by Maximus analysts from Wall Street is used by the market to judge Maximus' stock performance. The investors also use these earnings estimates to evaluate and project the stock performance into the future in order to make their investment decisions. However, we recommend analyzing not only Maximus' upcoming profit reports and earnings-per-share forecasts but also compare them to our different valuation methods.

Maximus Quarterly Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA

154.27 MillionShare
Maximus Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit are relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Maximus reported last year Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit of 886.07 Million. As of 09/19/2021, Price to Earnings Ratio is likely to grow to 24.18, while Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is likely to drop slightly above 309.3 M. Maximus Weighted Average Shares is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Maximus reported last year Weighted Average Shares of 56.76 Million. As of 09/19/2021, Weighted Average Shares Diluted is likely to grow to about 58.5 M, while Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares is likely to drop (154.2 M).
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Maximus' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Maximus in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
82.3583.7185.07
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
75.3494.3195.67
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
78.0079.3680.72
Details
3 Analysts
Consensus
LowTarget PriceHigh
95.00103.33110.00
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Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Maximus. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Maximus' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Maximus' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Maximus.
Note that many institutional investors and large investment bankers can move markets due to the volume of Maximus assets they manage. They also follow analysts to some degree and often drive overall investor sentiments towards Maximus. With so many stockholders watching consensus numbers, the difference between actual and projected earnings is one of the most critical factors driving Maximus stock price in the short term.

Maximus Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Maximus refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Maximus predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Maximus, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Maximus Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Maximus, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Maximus should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Maximus Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Maximus' stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2021-08-05
2021-06-301.08751.510.422538 
2021-05-06
2021-03-310.8241.290.46656 
2021-02-04
2020-12-310.9021.030.12814 
2020-11-19
2020-09-300.91.020.1213 
2020-08-06
2020-06-300.78331.040.256732 
2020-05-07
2020-03-310.6550.43-0.22534 
2020-02-06
2019-12-310.90570.910.0043
2019-11-19
2019-09-300.94290.93-0.0129
2019-08-08
2019-06-300.93170.970.0383
2019-05-09
2019-03-310.90670.960.0533
2019-02-07
2018-12-310.8060.860.054
2018-11-20
2018-09-300.720.7196-0.0004
2018-08-09
2018-06-300.8220.910.08810 
2018-05-10
2018-03-310.860.87240.0124
2018-02-08
2017-12-310.7540.780.026
2017-11-09
2017-09-300.77140.8070.0356
2017-08-03
2017-06-300.76750.85440.086911 
2017-05-04
2017-03-310.79170.80.0083
2017-02-09
2016-12-310.64290.72830.085413 
2016-11-10
2016-09-300.71880.76490.0461
2016-08-04
2016-06-300.70360.750.0464
2016-05-05
2016-03-310.6240.74330.119319 
2016-02-04
2015-12-310.46690.4018-0.065113 
2015-11-12
2015-09-300.520.530.01
2015-08-06
2015-06-300.640.62-0.02
2015-05-07
2015-03-310.540.580.04
2015-02-05
2014-12-310.570.630.0610 
2014-11-13
2014-09-300.520.530.01
2014-08-07
2014-06-300.480.490.01
2014-05-08
2014-03-310.560.60.04
2014-02-06
2013-12-310.420.480.0614 
2013-11-15
2013-09-300.50.510.01
2013-08-08
2013-06-300.410.410
2013-05-09
2013-03-310.350.360.01
2013-02-07
2012-12-310.280.320.0414 
2012-11-15
2012-09-300.340.370.03
2012-08-07
2012-06-300.280.310.0310 
2012-05-03
2012-03-310.230.250.02
2012-02-02
2011-12-310.270.26-0.01
2011-11-10
2011-09-300.30.320.02
2011-08-04
2011-06-300.260.280.02
2011-05-05
2011-03-310.240.270.0312 
2011-02-03
2010-12-310.240.250.01
2010-11-11
2010-09-300.260.270.01
2010-08-05
2010-06-300.230.230
2010-05-06
2010-03-310.180.20.0211 
2010-02-04
2009-12-310.160.210.0531 
2009-11-12
2009-09-300.20.20
2009-08-06
2009-06-300.170.170
2009-05-07
2009-03-310.160.160
2009-02-05
2008-12-310.160.170.01
2008-11-13
2008-09-30-0.02-0.020
2008-08-07
2008-06-300.190.15-0.0421 
2008-05-08
2008-03-310.160.13-0.0318 
2008-02-06
2007-12-310.130.130
2007-11-14
2007-09-300.160.160
2007-08-07
2007-06-300.02-0.16-0.18900 
2007-05-09
2007-03-31None0.03None
2007-02-08
2006-12-310.04-0.12-0.16400 
2006-11-15
2006-09-300.090.02-0.0777 
2006-08-02
2006-06-30-0.16-0.2-0.0425 
2006-05-03
2006-03-310.110.1-0.01
2006-02-01
2005-12-310.10.10
2005-11-21
2005-09-300.120.120
2005-08-03
2005-06-300.110.120.01
2005-05-04
2005-03-310.110.110
2005-02-02
2004-12-310.10.110.0110 
2004-11-17
2004-09-300.120.120
2004-08-05
2004-06-300.120.11-0.01
2004-05-06
2004-03-310.110.110
2004-02-04
2003-12-310.10.110.0110 
2003-11-21
2003-09-300.10.110.0110 
2003-08-01
2003-06-300.10.110.0110 
2003-05-06
2003-03-310.080.080
2003-02-06
2002-12-310.120.120
2002-11-21
2002-09-300.130.130
2002-08-01
2002-06-300.110.120.01
2002-05-02
2002-03-310.070.080.0114 
2002-02-05
2001-12-310.120.120
2001-11-15
2001-09-300.130.130
2001-08-02
2001-06-300.130.130
2001-05-01
2001-03-310.110.110
2001-02-01
2000-12-310.10.10
2000-11-16
2000-09-300.110.110
2000-07-26
2000-06-300.10.110.0110 
2000-04-27
2000-03-310.10.10
2000-01-26
1999-12-310.090.090
1999-11-10
1999-09-300.090.10.0111 
1999-07-28
1999-06-300.080.090.0112 
1999-04-29
1999-03-310.070.080.0114 
1999-01-28
1998-12-310.070.070
1998-11-18
1998-09-300.070.080.0114 
1998-07-23
1998-06-300.060.070.0116 
1998-04-30
1998-03-310.060.060
1998-02-03
1997-12-310.040.040
1997-11-20
1997-09-300.050.050

About Maximus Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Maximus earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Maximus estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Maximus fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit886.1 M956 M
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT332.5 M309.3 M
Earnings per Basic Share 3.91  3.43 
Earnings per Diluted Share 3.90  3.40 
Price to Earnings Ratio 23.14  24.18 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA447.7 M401.3 M
Earnings before Tax330.1 M307.4 M
Maximus, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services programs worldwide. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Maximus operates under Specialty Business Services classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 34000 people.

Maximus Investors Sentiment

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Maximus Investor Sentiment

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The market value of Maximus is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Maximus that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Maximus' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Maximus' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Maximus' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Maximus underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Maximus' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Maximus value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Maximus' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.