Maximus, Inc. (MMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Maximus, Inc. ( MMS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MMS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that MMS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MMS was $71.93, representing a -4.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.95 and a 80.14% increase over the 52 week low of $39.93.

MMS is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. ( V ) and eBay Inc. ( EBAY ). MMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports MMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.56%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MMS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MMS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MMS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCT )
  • First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund ( FYC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCT with an increase of 6.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MMS at 2.23%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: EBAY , FYC , MMS , PSCT , V

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