Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) CEO Franz Fink bought 230,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of $4.98 per share, with a total value of $1,145,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) traded up $0.14 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $5.02. 903,900 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 211,422. Maxwell Technologies, Inc. has a twelve month low of $4.29 and a twelve month high of $6.61. The company has a quick ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 2.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28.

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The electronics maker reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.02. Maxwell Technologies had a negative net margin of 36.94% and a negative return on equity of 32.06%. The business had revenue of $35.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $36.39 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.21) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 40.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Maxwell Technologies, Inc. will post -0.84 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of analysts have recently issued reports on MXWL shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Maxwell Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $7.00 price objective on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $8.00 price objective on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. ValuEngine cut shares of Maxwell Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Roth Capital set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Maxwell Technologies and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Maxwell Technologies currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.70.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its position in shares of Maxwell Technologies by 9.0% in the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 2,126,701 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $10,910,000 after buying an additional 175,641 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its position in shares of Maxwell Technologies by 22.5% in the 3rd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 74,050 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $380,000 after buying an additional 13,600 shares in the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP raised its position in shares of Maxwell Technologies by 5.3% in the 3rd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,096,242 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $5,624,000 after buying an additional 55,000 shares in the last quarter. Van Den Berg Management I Inc. raised its position in shares of Maxwell Technologies by 6.7% in the 3rd quarter. Van Den Berg Management I Inc. now owns 2,034,668 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $10,438,000 after buying an additional 127,680 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in shares of Maxwell Technologies in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $107,000. Institutional investors own 46.62% of the company’s stock.

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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