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Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) COO John Warwick sold 2,923 shares of Maxwell Technologies stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.55, for a total transaction of $24,991.65. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 90,827 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $776,571. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on MXWL shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Roth Capital cut their price target on shares of Maxwell Technologies to $15.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Finally, analysts at Piper Jaffray cut their price target on shares of Maxwell Technologies from $22.00 to $18.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $16.83.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) opened at 8.81 on Friday. Maxwell Technologies has a 52-week low of $6.75 and a 52-week high of $18.43. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.01 and a 200-day moving average of $13.30. The company has a market cap of $257.3 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 107.12.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $46.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $45.86 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.15 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Maxwell Technologies will post $-0.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Maxwell Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ:MXWL) 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.

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