Maximus, Inc. (MMS) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 13, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 31, 2020. Shareholders who purchased MMS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MMS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $76.19, the dividend yield is 1.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MMS was $76.19, representing a -7.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.02 and a 64.13% increase over the 52 week low of $46.42.
MMS is a part of the Miscellaneous sector, which includes companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) and Visa Inc. (V). MMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.31. Zacks Investment Research reports MMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -12.1%, compared to an industry average of -3.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MMS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MMS as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Asia / Pacific Dividend 30 Index Fund Exchange Traded (DVYA).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DVYA with an increase of 23.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MMS at 2.79%.
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