Maxwell stock: buy or sell?

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

Updated on:
June 28th, 2019


Maxwell Technologies ended on June at $4.48 and remained constant 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?

You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Maxwell Technologies stock situation right now, hence 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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Maxwell stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At, we found 1 rating published for MXWL stock in the last month.

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.

Maxwell Technologies shares remained stable 0.00% to $4.48 on June. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on April, MXWL price climbed $0.11 per share (2.52%). Since February when MXWL stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $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 shares stayed 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 bloodcurdling -6.19% in just one week.

If you observe the weekly chart, price is in a simple uptrend, tested $4.17 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $4.74. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up early April, MXWL price slid a -3.24%. Since early February when MXWL stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $1.41 (45.93%).

MXWL stock chart (weekly)

Maxwell stock price history

Maxwell IPO was on March 18th, 1983 at $9.64 per share1. Since then, MXWL stock lost 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

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. Currently, only 1 price prediction for Maxwell stock was posted in the last month:
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 an unpleasant -0.88%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
MXWL earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a beatiful growth of 3.14% to $90.46 M USD. On the other hand, its income margin (compared to revenues) rose to -40.40%, that is $-36.55 million.

MXWL annual Sales and Income evolution
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 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -103.40% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-6.32 M with a profit margin of 550.35%. Profit margin boosted 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 bloodcurdling drop down and collapsed a -103.73%.
MXWL quarterly Sales and Income evolution
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 a company, it's always worth to have a look 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.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Maxwell Technologies:

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
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

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. For Maxwell Technologies, the benchmark is made against .
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.