Media coverage about Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) has been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Maxwell Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 48.7868108380165 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Maxwell Technologies prices public offering (seekingalpha.com)
- Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Commences 6M Share Public Offering of Common Stock (streetinsider.com)
- Maxwell Announces Pricing of Upsized Public Offering of Common Stock (finance.yahoo.com)
- Maxwell Technologies -14.9% on Q2 misses, downside guidance (seekingalpha.com)
- Maxwell (MXWL) Q2 Loss Wider Than Expected, Revenues Miss (finance.yahoo.com)
Several research analysts have commented on the company. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of Maxwell Technologies in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Oppenheimer cut their target price on Maxwell Technologies from $7.00 to $6.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Canaccord Genuity assumed coverage on Maxwell Technologies in a report on Friday, August 3rd. They set a “hold” rating and a $5.00 target price on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded Maxwell Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Maxwell Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.10.
Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 6th. The electronics maker reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.17) by ($0.04). Maxwell Technologies had a negative return on equity of 33.83% and a negative net margin of 34.65%. The business had revenue of $29.46 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.90 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.15) earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 20.6% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Maxwell Technologies will post -0.95 earnings per share for the current year.
About Maxwell Technologies
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.
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