News stories about Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Maxwell Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.2272825118952 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 media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) traded up 1.41% during trading on Friday, hitting $5.05. 34,596 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average is $5.45 and its 200 day moving average is $5.72. The firm’s market cap is $179.41 million. Maxwell Technologies has a 52-week low of $4.39 and a 52-week high of $6.61.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last issued its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The electronics maker reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.06. The company had revenue of $37.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $33.99 million. Maxwell Technologies had a negative net margin of 34.18% and a negative return on equity of 30.83%. The business’s revenue was up 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.13) EPS. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Maxwell Technologies will post ($0.61) earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms recently issued reports on MXWL. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Maxwell Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Maxwell Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $8.00 target price on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Sunday, September 10th. Finally, Roth Capital set a $6.00 target price on shares of Maxwell Technologies and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.00.

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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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