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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 305.53
NAS:MXWL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 2024 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. NAS:MXWL: 305.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:MXWL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.74 Max: 305.53
Current: 305.53
0.12
305.53
Equity-to-Asset 0.72
NAS:MXWL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NAS:MXWL: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:MXWL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.72
0.5
0.8
Interest Coverage N/A
NAS:MXWL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 52.07 vs. NAS:MXWL: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:MXWL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 83.59  Med: N/A Max: N/A
Current: N/A
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.48
Beneish M-Score: -3.35
WACC vs ROIC
6.37%
-33.10%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -21.35
NAS:MXWL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2004 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NAS:MXWL: -21.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:MXWL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.04  Med: -7.75 Max: 6.09
Current: -21.35
-28.04
6.09
Net Margin % -19.55
NAS:MXWL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 2006 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. NAS:MXWL: -19.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:MXWL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.43  Med: -9.16 Max: 4.5
Current: -19.55
-27.43
4.5
ROE % -20.94
NAS:MXWL's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. NAS:MXWL: -20.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:MXWL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.44  Med: -12.73 Max: 6.35
Current: -20.94
-32.44
6.35
ROA % -15.19
NAS:MXWL's ROA % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2029 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. NAS:MXWL: -15.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:MXWL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.83  Med: -8.41 Max: 4.33
Current: -15.19
-19.83
4.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -40.00
NAS:MXWL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2024 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. NAS:MXWL: -40.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:MXWL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.79  Med: -20.08 Max: 15.69
Current: -40
-60.79
15.69
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -17.20
NAS:MXWL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 1922 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. NAS:MXWL: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:MXWL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 6.2 Max: 14
Current: -17.2
-37.8
14
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-28 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

MXWL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 1,446,691 sh (+2.11%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,404,430 sh (-2.90%)
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Q2 2016

MXWL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 1,482,759 sh (+2.49%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,412,870 sh (+0.60%)
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Q3 2016

MXWL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 1,386,700 sh (-1.85%)
Chuck Royce 1,044,259 sh (-29.57%)
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Q4 2016

MXWL Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Arnold Van Den Berg 1,347,528 sh (-2.82%)
Chuck Royce 982,242 sh (-5.94%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 334416    SIC: 3675
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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.

Maxwell Technologies Inc was incorporated under the name Maxwell Laboratories, Inc. in 1965. The Company made an initial public offering of common stock in 1983. The company develops, manufactures and markets reliable energy storage and power delivery components and systems. The company's products are designed and manufactured to provide failure-free, very low maintenance, performance over the life of the applications into which they are integrated. It is focuses on three discrete lines of products, Ultracapacitors; Maxwell's primary focus, ultracapacitors, are energy storage devices that possess a combination of high power density, extremely long operational life and the ability to charge and discharge very rapidly. Its BOOSTCAP ultracapacitor cells and multi-cell packs and modules provide reliable energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in multiple industries, including transportation, energy, consumer and industrial electronics and telecommunications. High-Voltage Capacitors, the company's CONDIS high-voltage capacitors are devices that are designed and manufactured to perform in all climates. These products include grading and coupling capacitors and capacitive voltage dividers that are used to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. Radiation-hardened microelectronic products for satellites and spacecraft include single board computers and components, such as high-density memory and power modules. Many of these products incorporate its proprietary RADPAK packaging and shielding technology and novel architectures that enable them to withstand the effects of environmental radiation and perform reliably in space. Manufacturing operations are concentrated in California and Switzerland. The company generally purchases components and materials, such as carbon powder, electronic components, dielectric materials and metal enclosures from a number of suppliers. The company markets and sells its products through both direct and indirect sales organizations in North America, Europe and Asia for integration by its OEM customers into a range of end products. The Company's geographical regions include China, United States Germany. It held 91 issued U.S. patents and 22 published pending U.S. patent applications, which relate to technologies, processes and designs. Of these issued patents, 64 relate to ultracapacitor products and technology, six relate to high voltage capacitor products and technology, and 21 relate to microelectronics products and technology. Its competitors include a division of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., NessCap Co., Ltd., LS Mtron, a unit of LS Cable, and Groupe Bollore. The Company is subject to stringent federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and policies governing workplace safety and environmental protection.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.75
MXWL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. MXWL: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MXWL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.18 Max: 8.79
Current: 1.75
1.09
8.79
PS Ratio 1.44
MXWL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 2055 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. MXWL: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MXWL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.5 Max: 7.39
Current: 1.44
0.76
7.39
EV-to-EBIT -5.87
MXWL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. MXWL: -5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MXWL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -232.5  Med: -13.95 Max: 582.5
Current: -5.87
-232.5
582.5
EV-to-EBITDA -9.48
MXWL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. MXWL: -9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MXWL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -594.9  Med: -26.45 Max: 7218.7
Current: -9.48
-594.9
7218.7
Current Ratio 2.81
MXWL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1943 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MXWL: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MXWL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 2.17 Max: 3.91
Current: 2.81
1.47
3.91
Quick Ratio 1.71
MXWL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1943 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. MXWL: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MXWL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.4 Max: 3.01
Current: 1.71
0.98
3.01
Days Inventory 139.26
MXWL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
84% of the 1953 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.35 vs. MXWL: 139.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MXWL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 90.23  Med: 128.6 Max: 147.41
Current: 139.26
90.23
147.41
Days Sales Outstanding 61.54
MXWL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 75.04 vs. MXWL: 61.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MXWL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.33  Med: 75.2 Max: 94.15
Current: 61.54
56.33
94.15
Days Payable 54.20
MXWL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.29 vs. MXWL: 54.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MXWL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.75  Med: 54.2 Max: 72.76
Current: 54.2
38.75
72.76

Buy Back

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industry
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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.80
MXWL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. MXWL: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MXWL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: -7.7 Max: -1.9
Current: -2.8
-17.2
-1.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.16
MXWL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 1533 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. MXWL: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
MXWL' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 5.3 Max: 45.71
Current: 4.16
3.19
45.71
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.26
MXWL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MXWL: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MXWL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 3.01 Max: 9.75
Current: 2.26
1.88
9.75
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.58
MXWL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1877 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. MXWL: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MXWL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.98
Current: 0.58
0.46
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -17.04
MXWL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2080 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. MXWL: -17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MXWL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.45 Max: 8.9
Current: -17.04
0.2
8.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $121.2
EPS (TTM) $ -0.74
Beta0.53
Short Percentage of Float5.48%
52-Week Range $4.20 - 6.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.27

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 121 136
EPS ($) -0.66 -0.41
EPS without NRI ($) -0.66 -0.41
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Investors Should Consider Maxwell Technologies Feb 17 2016 
Arnold Van Den Berg Top Purchases: Comcast Corp., Cirrus Logic Inc., Frontier Oil Corp., M.D.C. Hold Nov 25 2009 
Maxwell Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2009 
Maxwell Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 10 2009 

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