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Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) Director Burkhard Goeschel purchased 15,000 shares of Maxwell Technologies stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 7th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $8.74 per share, for a total transaction of $131,100.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 53,991 shares in the company, valued at approximately $471,881. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on MXWL. 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.83.

Shares of Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) traded up 4.31% on Monday, hitting $9.19. The stock had a trading volume of 646,853 shares. Maxwell Technologies has a 1-year low of $6.75 and a 1-year high of $18.43. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.70 and a 200-day moving average of $13.33. The company has a market cap of $268.4 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 110.13.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 previous year, the company posted $0.15 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Maxwell Technologies will post $-0.15 EPS 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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