News articles about Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Maxwell Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.8251028902345 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Maxwell Technologies’ CONDIS® Line of High Voltage Capacitor Products Selected to Deliver Electric Utility Energy for ZhangBei Project (finance.yahoo.com)
- $34.17 Million in Sales Expected for Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Implied Volatility Surging for Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Stock Options (finance.yahoo.com)
- Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.18 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
MXWL has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Maxwell Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 28th. Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a report on Friday, August 3rd. They set a “hold” rating and a $5.00 target price on the stock. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, Oppenheimer reduced their target price on shares of Maxwell Technologies from $7.00 to $6.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.10.
Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 6th. The electronics maker reported ($0.21) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.17) by ($0.04). Maxwell Technologies had a negative return on equity of 33.83% and a negative net margin of 34.65%. The firm had revenue of $29.46 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.15) EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 20.6% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Maxwell Technologies will post -0.95 EPS for the current year.
In other news, CEO Franz Fink acquired 400,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $3.25 per share, for a total transaction of $1,300,000.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,047,713 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,405,067.25. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CFO David Lyle acquired 30,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 10th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $3.25 per share, for a total transaction of $99,775.00. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 166,500 shares in the company, valued at $541,125. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired a total of 492,200 shares of company stock worth $1,599,650 in the last quarter. 7.72% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About Maxwell Technologies
Maxwell Technologies, Inc develops, manufactures, and markets energy storage and power delivery products worldwide. The company provides ultracapacitor cells, multi-cell packs, modules, and subsystems that provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in automotive, grid energy storage, wind, bus, industrial, and truck industries; and lithium-ion capacitors, which are energy storage devices designed to address various applications in the rail, grid, and industrial markets.
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