Maxwell stock: buy or sell?

MXWL stock price: $4.48 0.00% At close on June 28th, 2019

Updated on:
June 28th, 2019

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Maxwell Technologies closed on June at $4.48 and remained stable a tight 0.00%.

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets energy storage and power delivery products worldwide. The company provides ultracapacitor cells, multi-cell packs, modules, and subsystems that provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in automotive, grid energy storage, wind, bus, industrial, and truck industries; and lithium-ion capacitors, which are energy storage devices designed to address various applications in the rail, grid, and industrial markets.

Should I buy Maxwell stock?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Maxwell Technologies stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean MXWL will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Maxwell stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for MXWL stock in the last 30 days.

Is MXWL a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-2-4Roth CapitalBuyNeutral

Maxwell stock analysis

Daily outlook

Maxwell Technologies shares remained stable 0.00% to $4.48 on June.

Shares of Maxwell Technologies closed on June at $4.48 and remained stable a tight 0.00%. On April, SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up triggering a rise of 2.52%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on February, MXWL climbed $1.41 (45.93%). MXWL is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $4.67.

MXWL stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Maxwell Technologies shares remained constant 0.00% late June, ending at $4.48. Late April MXWL climbed an outstanding 9.09% in just one week. Late April MXWL collapsed a spooky -6.19% in just one week.

Weekly chart tells us that price is in a simple uptrend, tested $4.17 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $4.74. Since early April when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, MXWL price slipped $-0.15 per share (-3.24%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early February, MXWL climbed $1.41 (45.93%).

MXWL stock chart (weekly)

Maxwell stock price history

Maxwell stock went public on March 18th, 1983 with a price of $9.641. Since then, MXWL stock declined a -53.50%, with a yearly average of -1.50%.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Maxwell stock historical price chart

MXWL stock reached 52-week highs at $5.82, and all-time highs 1998-12-28 with a price of 42.25.

Maxwell stock price target is $4.30

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' MXWL stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we only found 1 price prediction for Maxwell Technologies stock:
MXWL stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-2-4Roth CapitalDowngrades$7.00$4.25-39.3%
(in average)$7.00$4.30-39.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After publishing its last earnings report on April, Maxwell Technologies stayed constant a lame -0.88%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
MXWL earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.3n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.28n/a
2017-Q32017-11-08-0.15-0.13n/a
2017-Q42018-02-15-0.15-0.21n/a
2018-Q12018-05-08-0.23-0.23n/a
2018-Q22018-08-06-0.24-0.28n/a
2018-Q32018-11-06-0.26-0.21n/a
2018-Q42019-04-04n/an/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a beatiful growth of 3.14% to $90.46 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) escalated a 8.77% to -40.40%.

MXWL annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$194 M-$6.34 M3.3%-
2014$187 M-3.59%$-6.27 M-3.4%-198.93%
2015$167 M-10.30%$-22.33 M-13.3%256.07%
2016$121 M-27.56%$-23.71 M-19.6%6.14%
2017$88 M-27.66%$-43.13 M-49.2%81.94%
2018$90 M3.14%$-36.55 M-40.4%-15.26%

Quarterly financial results

Maxwell posted $-1.15 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -103.40% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-6.32 million with a profit margin of 550.35%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 579.18% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -28.83%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Maxwell Technologies sales marked a scary slide and plummed a -103.73%.
MXWL quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$27 M-$-10.40 M-39.0%-
2017-Q2$37 M39.00%$-10.12 M-27.3%-2.69%
2017-Q3$36 M-3.46%$-13.86 M-38.7%36.96%
2017-Q4$31 M-14.11%$-8.75 M-28.4%-36.85%
2018-Q1$28 M-7.63%$-9.21 M-32.4%5.18%
2018-Q2$29 M3.69%$-11.30 M-38.4%22.78%
2018-Q3$34 M14.47%$-9.72 M-28.8%-13.97%
2018-Q4$-1 M-103.40%$-6.32 M550.3%-35.02%

Maxwell ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Maxwell Technologies shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

MXWL
Market cap$0.0 M
Total shares0.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Maxwell summary

Friday, June 28th, 2019
Open$4.50
Close$4.48
Day range$4.36 - $4.50
Previous close$4.48
Session gain0.00%
Average true range$0.12
50d mov avg$4.49
100d mov avg$4.02
200d mov avg$3.57
Daily patternlb02a
Weekly pattern lb01a

Maxwell performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Maxwell Technologies stock.
Stock3m6m12m
MXWLMaxwell Technolog...-5.29%82.11%-13.01%

Maxwell competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Maxwell Technologies competitor. This doesn't mean Maxwell Technologies does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.