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: Electronic Component
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:MXWL
  • CUSIP: 57776710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $196.81 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 37,039,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.65
  • 52 Week Range: $4.39 - $6.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -18.47
  • P/E Growth: -0.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $115.7 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.77
  • Book Value: $3.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.73
  • EBIDTA: ($19,600,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -34.18%
  • Return on Equity: -30.83%
  • Return on Assets: -21.80%
  • Current Ratio: 2.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.35%
  • Average Volume: 174,289 shs.
  • Beta: 0.38
  • Short Ratio: 14.5

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 earnings results on Monday, August, 7th. The company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.06. The business earned $37.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $33.99 million. Maxwell Technologies had a negative return on equity of 30.83% and a negative net margin of 34.18%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.13) earnings per share. View Maxwell Technologies' Earnings History.

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

Maxwell Technologies updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.14) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.18). The company issued revenue guidance of $35-38 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $36.90 million.

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

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Maxwell Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $7.00. On average, they expect Maxwell Technologies' stock price to reach $6.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Maxwell Technologies.

Who are some of Maxwell Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Maxwell Technologies' key executives?

Maxwell Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Steven J. Bilodeau, Chairman of the Board
  • Franz J. Fink Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • David B Lyle, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Michael Finger, Senior Vice President - Global Sales
  • Richard A. Bergman, Director
  • Ilya Golubovich, Director
  • John Mutch, Director
  • Jorg Buchheim, Independent Director
  • Jose L. Cortes, Independent Director

Who owns Maxwell Technologies stock?

Maxwell Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Neuberger Berman Group LLC (6.06%), ARBAT CAPITAL GROUP LTD. (4.60%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.27%), Royce & Associates LP (3.23%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.82%) and State Street Corp (1.39%). Company insiders that own Maxwell Technologies stock include David Lyle, Jorg Buchheim 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 Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Thompson Investment Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Princeton Capital Management Inc., Ironwood Investment Management LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 Royce & Associates LP, Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., SG Americas Securities LLC, Institute for Wealth Management LLC. and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Maxwell Technologies stock in the last two years include Jorg Buchheim and Roger L Howsmon. 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.

What is Maxwell Technologies' stock price today?

One share of Maxwell Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.54.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ MXWL)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  135 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  208 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  343
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Maxwell Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $6.50 (17.33% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/10/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$7.00MediumView Rating Details
8/8/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetHold$6.00LowView Rating Details
8/8/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldHighView Rating Details
8/8/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$7.00HighView Rating Details
4/14/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingNeutral$7.00 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/21/2015 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
8/7/2017Q2 17($0.21)($0.15)$33.99 million$37.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: 3.54%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 46.07%
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
6/14/2017Jorg BuchheimDirectorBuy60,000$5.78$346,800.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoFinancial Contrast: Methode Electronics (MEI) vs. Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - August 20 at 2:06 AM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 19 at 2:42 AM logo$36.40 Million in Sales Expected for Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) This Quarter - August 18 at 5:28 PM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. :MXWL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 16, 2017 - August 17 at 5:40 AM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - August 14 at 2:30 PM logoFinancial Comparison: Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) and DragonWave, Inc.(USA) (DRWI) - August 14 at 12:52 PM logoMaxwell Technologies (MXWL) and IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP) Critical Contrast - August 13 at 12:40 PM logoEdited Transcript of MXWL earnings conference call or presentation 7-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 10 at 1:23 AM logoMaxwell (MXWL) Incurs Narrower-than-Expected Loss in Q2 - August 9 at 2:09 AM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Maxwell Technologies Inc. Q2 Earnings Report - August 7 at 8:17 PM logoMaxwell Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 7 at 8:17 PM logoMaxwell reports 2Q loss - August 7 at 8:17 PM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance - August 7 at 5:37 PM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS - August 7 at 5:14 PM logoRoth Capital Analysts Give Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) a $6.00 Price Target - July 31 at 3:32 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $31.95 Million - July 30 at 7:18 AM logo Brokerages Expect Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) Will Post Earnings of -$0.23 Per Share - July 29 at 12:21 AM logoMaxwell Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date - July 26 at 3:22 AM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 25 at 11:29 AM logoMaxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) vs. TE Connectivity (TEL) Head-To-Head Review - July 21 at 10:16 AM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - July 18 at 7:20 PM logoAVX Corporation (AVX) & Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Critical Contrast - July 14 at 8:16 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $31.95 Million - July 6 at 9:48 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) to Announce -$0.23 Earnings Per Share - July 4 at 8:10 PM logoCTS Corporation (CTS) & Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Head-To-Head Review - June 30 at 8:19 AM logoMaxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - June 28 at 8:55 AM logoInsider Buying: Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) Director Purchases 60,000 Shares of Stock - June 15 at 4:44 PM logoWhy Is Maxwell (MXWL) Down 9.2% Since the Last Earnings Report? - June 14 at 9:29 AM logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $31.95 Million - June 10 at 7:58 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Will Post Earnings of -$0.23 Per Share - June 8 at 8:24 PM logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine - June 4 at 7:12 AM logoMaxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 2 at 4:50 PM logoMaxwell Chairman of the Board Transition - May 26 at 4:33 AM logoMaxwell Announces Participation in the Cowen and Company 45th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference - May 26 at 4:33 AM 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



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