Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18

Media coverage about Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Maxwell Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.1641164663914 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on MXWL. Oppenheimer raised Maxwell Technologies from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $7.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 16th. UBS Group upgraded Maxwell Technologies from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, February 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Maxwell Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. ValuEngine upgraded Maxwell Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Roth Capital upgraded Maxwell Technologies from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Maxwell Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $6.92.

Shares of Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) traded down $0.03 on Wednesday, reaching $5.94. The company had a trading volume of 29,630 shares, compared to its average volume of 152,390. The company has a market cap of $221.45, a P/E ratio of -4.91 and a beta of 0.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 1.75 and a current ratio of 2.41. Maxwell Technologies has a 52-week low of $4.29 and a 52-week high of $6.61.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The electronics maker reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $30.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $31.52 million. Maxwell Technologies had a negative return on equity of 30.48% and a negative net margin of 33.08%. Maxwell Technologies’s quarterly revenue was up 16.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.32) earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Maxwell Technologies will post -0.64 EPS for the current year.

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About Maxwell Technologies

Maxwell 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.

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