Headlines about Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news 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 daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.7092880822287 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) opened at 5.85 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $5.71 and its 200 day moving average price is $5.73. Maxwell Technologies has a 52-week low of $4.39 and a 52-week high of $6.48. The firm’s market capitalization is $207.83 million.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 7th. The electronics maker reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.06. Maxwell Technologies had a negative return on equity of 30.83% and a negative net margin of 34.18%. The company had revenue of $37.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $33.99 million. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.13) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Maxwell Technologies will post ($0.61) earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Roth Capital set a $6.00 target price on Maxwell Technologies and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Maxwell Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Maxwell Technologies currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.90.

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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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