's Chart of the Day - Maximus
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 MMS - Maximus Inc
The Chart of the Day belongs to Maximus (MMS).   I found the government consulting firm by using Barchart to sort today's 52 Week High list first for the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then again for technical buy signals of 80% or more.  Next I used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price appreciation.  Since the Trend Spotter signaled  buy on 11/21 the stock gained 6.75%.

Maximus, Inc. is an extremely dynamic and complex organization that offers government and industry a range of unique services, products, and solutions. The diverse services and products that Maximus offers may be categorized into three groups: Government Program Management and Operations, Consulting, and Systems. Government Program Management and Operations focuses on having a measurable impact on the lives of the citizens we help government serve. The insights of Maximus Consulting, and the technological innovations advanced through Systems, help government gain program efficiencies and pursue improvements that in turn benefit citizens.


The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the web site when you read this report.


Barchart technical indicators:

  • 96% technical buy signals
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 15 new highs and up 11.79% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 75.72%
  • Technical support level at 70.42
  • Recently traded at 71.77 with a 50 day moving average of 66.74

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $4.61 billion
  • P/E 22.70
  • Dividend yield .25%
  • Revenue expected to grow 2.60% this year and another 5.20% next year
  • Earnings estimated to increase 8.90% next year and continue to compound at an annual rate of 10.00% for the next 5 years
  • Wall Street analysts issued 1 strong buy, 1 buy and 7 hold recommendations on the stock