Maximus reports second quarter results

Work Programme provider and contractor for ESA Work Capability Assessments and the Fit for Work programme Maximus has reported its' second quarter earnings for fiscal year 2016.

“Our financial results for the quarter demonstrate that overall, we have made solid progress on start-up projects, particularly the  (UK) HAAS contract. Our current trends confirm that we are on track to hit full productivity on this contract by the end of the summer and we have an increased level of confidence that we are on a path to achieve our long-term operational and financial goals over the life of the contract,” commented MAXIMUS CEO Richard A. Montoni.

Health Services Segment

Health Services Segment revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 increased 22% to $330.6 million compared to $270.9 million reported for the same period last year.

The year-over-year increase in revenue was nearly all organic and principally driven by the U.K. HAAS contract and, to a lesser extent, new work and expansion on existing contracts in the U.S. health business.

Human Services Segment (covers welfare to work)

Operating margin for the second quarter was 7.8% compared to 12.5% for the same period last year. The anticipated reduction in margin was principally due to the ongoing ramp up of the new jobactive contract in Australia. The Company now expects that the jobactive contract will operate at the lower end of its target operating margin range of 10-15% in the second half of fiscal 2016 as a result of lower-than-expected volumes in the near term.