Maximus Story

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MMS -- USA Stock  

USD 82.69  0.75  0.92%

As many investors are getting excited about industrials space, Maximus and BrightView Holdings may be going in opposite directions. We are going to discuss some of the competitive aspects of both Maximus and BrightView.
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Are retail investors buying Maximus (NYSE:MMS) or BrightView Holdings?
By analyzing existing primary indicators between Maximus and BrightView, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in BrightView with a short position in Maximus. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets. The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Maximus has an asset utilization ratio of 256.52 percent. This connotes that the company is making $2.57 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Maximus is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
Out of tens of thousands of stocks, funds, and ETFs that trade on global exchanges each represent an individual company which you can analyze using comparative analysis. To determine which one of the two companies, such as Maximus or Brightview is a better fit for your portfolio, analyzing a few basic fundamental indicators is a good first step.

UNDERSTANDING Maximus dividends

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Maximus earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Maximus dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Maximus one year expected dividend income is about $0.54 per share.
Maximus Dividend Yield is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Maximus reported last year Dividend Yield of 0.0184. As of 03/05/2021, Dividends per Basic Common Share is likely to grow to 1.39, while Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is likely to drop (64.8 M).
Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-63.1 M-64.8 M
Dividend Yield 0.0184  0.0198 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 1.29  1.39 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as Maximus is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Maximus must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend.
This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Maximus. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

How important is Maximus's Liquidity

Maximus financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Maximus ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Maximus financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Maximus's total debt and its cash.

Correlation Between Maximus and Brightview Holdings

In general, stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make individual buying and selling decisions. Stock correlation analysis is also essential because it can help investors realize that they may not be as diversified as they think. Risk management strategies are usually required to make sure all portfolios are properly aligned against their risk tolerance level. You can consider holding Maximus together with similar or unrelated positions with a negative correlation. For example, you can also add Brightview Holdings to your portfolio. If Brightview Holdings is not perfectly correlated to Maximus it will diversify some of the market risks out of the positively correlated stocks in your portfolio. However, the disadvantage of this sort of hedging is that it can potentially affect your investment returns throughout market cycles. When Maximus for example, for example, performs excellent and delivers stable returns, the negatively correlated position you locked in as a hedge may drag your returns down.
Please check pair correlation details between MMS and BV for more information.

Breaking it down

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Let me now analyze Maximus revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Maximus reported 3.46 B of revenue. This indicator is about the same for the Industrials average (which is currently at 3.5 B) sector and significantly higher than that of the Specialty Business Services industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 63.33% higher than that of the firm. As for BrightView Holdings we see revenue of 2.35 B, which is much higher than that of the Specialty Business Services

Maximus3.46 Billion
Sector0.0
BrightView2.35 Billion
3.5 B
Maximus
Sector
2.4 B
BrightView

Will Maximus latest spike continue?

Maximus latest downside variance advances over 2.5. Maximus has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.03 and kurtosis of 1.96. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Maximus to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Conclusion on Maximus

While some firms under the specialty business services industry are still a bit expensive, Maximus may offer a potential longer-term growth to retail investors. To conclude, as of the 4th of February 2021, our analysis shows that Maximus almost mirrors the market. The enterprise is undervalued and projects very low odds of financial distress for the next 2 years. Our overall 30 days buy-or-sell advice on the enterprise is Strong Hold.

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