Headlines about Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Maxwell Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 83 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) remained flat at $5.73 during mid-day trading on Thursday. The stock had a trading volume of 166,377 shares. The company’s market cap is $210.28 million. Maxwell Technologies has a 1-year low of $4.20 and a 1-year high of $6.48. The company’s 50 day moving average is $5.85 and its 200-day moving average is $5.58.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The electronics maker reported ($0.23) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $26.69 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.79 million. Maxwell Technologies had a negative return on equity of 27.94% and a negative net margin of 24.18%. Maxwell Technologies’s revenue for the quarter was down 24.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.14) EPS. Equities analysts predict that Maxwell Technologies will post ($0.67) earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have commented on MXWL. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Maxwell Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Roth Capital set a $6.00 target price on Maxwell Technologies and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Cowen and Company restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $6.00 target price (down previously from $7.00) on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Friday, April 14th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Maxwell Technologies from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. Maxwell Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.50.

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In related news, Director Jorg Buchheim acquired 60,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $5.78 per share, for a total transaction of $346,800.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 75,653 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $437,274.34. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 3.54% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Maxwell Technologies Company Profile

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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