Maximus Shows Improved Relative Strength; Still Shy Of Benchmark

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On Friday, Maximus ( MMS ) got a positive adjustment to its Relative Strength ( RS ) Rating , from 68 to 71.

[ibd-display-video id=2385970 width=50 float=left autostart=true] This proprietary rating tracks technical performance by using a 1 (worst) to 99 (best) score that shows how a stock's price action over the last 52 weeks compares to the rest of the market.

Decades of market research reveals that the market's biggest winners often have an 80 or better RS Rating as they begin their largest price moves. See if Maximus can continue to show renewed price strength and clear that threshold.

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Maximus is still inside a buying range after clearing a 65.07 entry in a flat base . Once a stock moves 5% or higher beyond the initial entry, it's considered out of a proper buying area.

The company reported 18% EPS growth in its most recent report. Revenue gains came in at -3%. Keep an eye out for the company's next round of numbers on or around Nov. 10.

The company earns the No. 6 rank among its peers in the Commercial Services-Consulting industry group. N V 5 Global ( NVEE ), Leidos ( LDOS ) and VSE ( VSEC ) are among the top 5 highly rated stocks within the group.


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

This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: MMS , RS , NVEE , LDOS , VSEC

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