Maxwell Technologies Company Profile (NASDAQ:MXWL)

About Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)

Maxwell Technologies logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets energy storage and power delivery products for transportation, industrial, information technology and other applications and microelectronic products for space and satellite applications. The Company offers three product lines: Ultracapacitors, High-Voltage Capacitors and Radiation-Hardened Microelectronic Products. The Company's ultracapacitor cells and multi-cell packs, and modules provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in multiple industries. The Company offers ultracapacitor cells with capacitances ranging from 1 to 3,400 farads. It designs and manufactures CONDIS high-voltage capacitors. These products include grading and coupling capacitors and electric voltage transformers. The Company's radiation-hardened microelectronic products for satellites and spacecraft include single board computers and components, such as high-density memory and data conversion modules.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Diversified Electronics
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:MXWL
  • CUSIP: 57776710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $178.04 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,196,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.28
  • 52 Week Range: $4.20 - $6.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -17.28
  • P/E Growth: -0.26
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $112.73 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.58
  • Book Value: $2.92 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.89
  • EBIDTA: ($16,750,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -9.47%
  • Return on Equity: -15.23%
  • Return on Assets: -11.09%
  • Current Ratio: 3.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.00%
  • Average Volume: 217,243 shs.
  • Beta: 0.79
  • Short Ratio: 8.5

Frequently Asked Questions for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)

What is Maxwell Technologies' stock symbol?

Maxwell Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MXWL."

How were Maxwell Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Maxwell Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported ($0.23) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.27) by $0.04. The firm earned $26.69 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $25.79 million. Maxwell Technologies had a negative net margin of 9.47% and a negative return on equity of 15.23%. The firm's revenue was down 24.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.14) EPS. View Maxwell Technologies' Earnings History.

What guidance has Maxwell Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Maxwell Technologies issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ($0.26)-($0.22) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of ($0.20). The company issued revenue guidance of $25-27 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $25.31 million.

Where is Maxwell Technologies' stock going? Where will Maxwell Technologies' stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Maxwell Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $4.50 to $6.00. On average, they expect Maxwell Technologies' stock price to reach $5.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Maxwell Technologies.

Are investors shorting Maxwell Technologies?

Maxwell Technologies saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,574,659 shares, an increase of 0.7% from the April 13th total of 1,564,459 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 197,031 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.0 days.

Who are some of Maxwell Technologies' key competitors?

Who owns Maxwell Technologies stock?

Maxwell Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include VIEX CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC (6.90%), VIEX Capital Advisors LLC (6.91%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (6.35%), Van Den Berg Management I Inc. (6.00%), VIEX CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC (4.99%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (4.01%). Company insiders that own Maxwell Technologies stock include David Lyle and Roger L Howsmon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Maxwell Technologies.

Who sold Maxwell Technologies stock? Who is selling Maxwell Technologies stock?

Maxwell Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including VIEX Capital Advisors LLC, Royce & Associates LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Princeton Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Highbridge Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Maxwell Technologies.

Who bought Maxwell Technologies stock? Who is buying Maxwell Technologies stock?

Maxwell Technologies' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Van Den Berg Management I Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, KBC Group NV, Geode Capital Management LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Maxwell Technologies.

How do I buy Maxwell Technologies stock?

Shares of Maxwell Technologies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Maxwell Technologies stock cost?

One share of Maxwell Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.53.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $5.50 (0.54% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/14/2017Roth CapitalReiterated RatingNeutral$6.00LowView Rating Details
4/14/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingNeutral$7.00 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
3/1/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/23/2016Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetHold$4.50N/AView Rating Details
6/17/2015Northland SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$7.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
Earnings by Quarter for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 17($0.27)($0.23)$25.79 million$26.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416($0.23)($0.23)$25.60 million$26.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316($0.22)($0.21)$25.59 million$25.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216($0.09)($0.13)$35.08 million$34.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116($0.16)($0.14)$34.60 million$35.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q4$0.01$0.02$48.82 million$49.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315($0.07)$0.01$40.99 million$45.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215($0.14)($0.14)$37.41 million$37.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115($0.07)($0.32)$37.61 million$34.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.01$0.02$50.50 million$52.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314($0.10)($0.08)$39.60 million$41.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.01($0.04)$45.86 million$46.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($0.08)$0.01$39.40 million$46.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413($0.04)($0.05)$36.51 million$39.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313($0.12)$0.23$36.75 million$51.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.11$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.03$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.04$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.07$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.05$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.01$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.04$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.04($0.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.70)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.60)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.33)($0.27)($0.30)
Q2 20172($0.16)($0.08)($0.12)
Q3 20172($0.13)($0.12)($0.13)
Q4 20172($0.19)($0.11)($0.15)
Q1 20181($0.19)($0.19)($0.19)
Q2 20181($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
Q3 20181($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
Q4 20181($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.72%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 50.22%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/19/2016Roger L HowsmonDirectorBuy2,000$5.53$11,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016David LyleCFOSell5,693$5.77$32,848.61View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Franz FinkCEOBuy20,000$7.33$146,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Burkhard GoeschelDirectorBuy20,000$6.46$129,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Kevin RoyalCFOSell1,619$6.56$10,620.64View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell28,105$11.39$320,115.95View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Mark RossiDirectorBuy8,000$10.03$80,240.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell40,000$9.01$360,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell17,600$9.46$166,496.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Mark RossiDirectorBuy5,000$8.82$44,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Burkhard GoeschelDirectorBuy15,000$8.74$131,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014John WarwickCOOSell2,923$8.55$24,991.65View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell110,000$17.96$1,975,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell16,000$15.90$254,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell2,736$15.95$43,639.20View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell36,000$14.65$527,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell55,700$14.81$824,917.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Jose CortesDirectorSell50,000$12.30$615,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Jose CortesDirectorSell20,000$7.02$140,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Jose CortesDirectorSell30,000$9.22$276,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013David SchrammCEOSell1,689$9.27$15,657.03View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Robert GuyettDirectorBuy5,000$9.23$46,150.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Jose CortesDirectorBuy8,000$6.28$50,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2012Jose CortesDirectorBuy57,400$6.28$360,472.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Jose CortesDirectorBuy60,000$6.32$379,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012Mark RossiDirectorBuy10,000$7.70$77,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012David SchrammCEOBuy10,000$7.73$77,300.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
Latest Headlines for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
DateHeadline logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Short Interest Up 0.7% in April - May 16 at 7:24 AM logoETFs with exposure to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 6:05 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $31.95 Million - May 14 at 9:15 AM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. :MXWL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 7:21 PM logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.16 Per Share - May 12 at 4:02 PM logoMaxwell (MXWL) Posts In-Line Q1 Loss, Revenues Top Estimates - May 10 at 12:11 PM logoEdited Transcript of MXWL earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 10 at 12:11 PM logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - May 9 at 10:44 PM logoMaxwell reports 1Q loss - May 9 at 7:04 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Maxwell Technologies Inc. Q1 Earnings Report - May 9 at 6:22 PM logoInvestor Network: Maxwell Technologies, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 9 at 6:22 PM logoMaxwell Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 9 at 6:22 PM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Share Price - May 4 at 9:30 PM logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 1 at 10:52 PM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.21 - May 1 at 6:58 PM logoMaxwell Technologies names Thibault Kassir VP and GM, Energy Storage Products - May 1 at 5:41 PM logoPositive Press Coverage Likely to Impact Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Share Price - April 29 at 12:24 AM logoMaxwell Completes Acquisition of Nesscap Energy Business - April 28 at 9:04 AM logoMaxwell Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date - April 24 at 5:14 PM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) Getting Very Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 24 at 9:36 AM logo$25.2 Million in Sales Expected for Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) This Quarter - April 23 at 8:12 AM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 21 at 11:51 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.27 Per Share - April 21 at 10:50 PM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) Getting Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 18 at 5:48 PM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) Getting Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 15 at 10:07 AM logoMaxwell Technologies' (MXWL) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Roth Capital - April 15 at 9:13 AM logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Earns Outperform Rating from Cowen and Company - April 14 at 11:54 PM logoETFs with exposure to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 7:39 PM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) Reports Agreement with Viex Capital Advisors - - April 12 at 8:34 AM logoMaxwell Signs $47 Million Strategic Equity Investment Agreement with China's ... - April 11 at 11:06 AM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) Announces $47M Strategic Equity Investment Agreement with China's SDIC Fund - April 11 at 11:06 AM logoMaxwell Technologies Announces Agreement with Viex Capital Advisors - April 10 at 6:18 PM logoMaxwell Signs $47 Million Strategic Equity Investment Agreement with China's SDIC Fund Management Co., Ltd. - April 10 at 6:18 PM logoMaxwell (MXWL) Up 8.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - March 31 at 9:26 AM logoMaxwell (MXWL) Initiatives, Nesscap Energy Buyout Bode Well - March 22 at 9:22 AM logoRoth Capital Analysts Give Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) a $6.00 Price Target - March 21 at 4:25 PM logoMaxwell Technologies: Acquiring Nesscap Energy Part Of Aggressive Expansion - Seeking Alpha - March 15 at 6:55 PM logoNotable Friday Option Activity: CMG, MXWL, FNSR - March 10 at 8:01 PM logoMAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Financials - March 8 at 7:27 PM logoMaxwell Announces Participation in 29th Annual ROTH Conference - March 7 at 6:32 PM logoMAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 1 at 6:48 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Maxwell Technologies Inc. Q4 Earnings Report - March 1 at 10:45 AM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) to Acquire Nesscap Energy - February 28 at 6:48 PM logoMaxwell To Acquire Nesscap - Quick Facts - February 28 at 6:48 PM logo4:15 pm Maxwell Tech misses by $0.04, beats on revs; guides Q1 EPS below consensus, revs in-line - February 28 at 6:48 PM logoMaxwell Technologies to Acquire Nesscap Energy Business - February 28 at 6:48 PM logoMAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Princ - February 28 at 6:48 PM logoQ4 2016 Maxwell Technologies Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 28 at 10:18 AM logoMaxwell Announces July 13 as Updated Date for 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders - February 27 at 5:58 PM logoMAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year - February 27 at 5:58 PM



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