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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 3.30
MXWL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 2639 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MXWL: 3.30 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.3

Equity to Asset 0.69
MXWL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. MXWL: 0.69 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.69

0.46
0.81
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.82
M-Score: -2.67
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -2.69
MXWL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. MXWL: -2.69 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -69.41   Max: 6.88
Current: -2.69

-69.41
6.88
Net-margin (%) -4.04
MXWL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. MXWL: -4.04 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -77.36   Max: 10.76
Current: -4.04

-77.36
10.76
ROE (%) -4.99
MXWL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2604 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. MXWL: -4.99 )
MXWL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -76.73   Max: 27.03
Current: -4.99

-76.73
27.03
ROA (%) -3.58
MXWL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2650 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. MXWL: -3.58 )
MXWL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -53.57   Max: 14.81
Current: -3.58

-53.57
14.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.46
MXWL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.61 vs. MXWL: -5.46 )
MXWL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -125.06   Max: 33.06
Current: -5.46

-125.06
33.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
MXWL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1950 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. MXWL: 12.90 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.8   Max: 14
Current: 12.9

-37.8
14
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MXWL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 16,496 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,438 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,084,754 sh (+30.57%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 210,700 sh (+4.36%)
Charles Brandes 23,200 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 2,202,933 sh (-0.77%)
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Q1 2014

MXWL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 23,200 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 2,194,359 sh (-0.39%)
Chuck Royce 867,331 sh (-20.04%)
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Q2 2014

MXWL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 23,200 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 2,115,151 sh (-3.61%)
Chuck Royce 682,831 sh (-21.27%)
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Q3 2014

MXWL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 768,331 sh (+12.52%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 2,007,036 sh (-5.11%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MXWL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-09-30 Reduce -5.11%0.14%$8.52 - $15.19 $ 9.09-14%2007036
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 Sold Out $8.52 - $15.19 $ 9.09-14%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out $7.11 - $15.29 $ 9.09-10%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy$6.82 - $8.96 $ 9.0917%16496
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 New Buy$7.22 - $9.72 $ 9.095%23200
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-03-31 Add 29.54%0.27%$5.1 - $10.89 $ 9.095%2250626
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-12-31 Add 124.82%0.88%$6.18 - $8.4 $ 9.0925%1737336
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-06-30 Add 24.79%0.08%$6.17 - $18.33 $ 9.09-12%685511
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-03-31 Reduce -29.6%0.36%$16.25 - $21.1 $ 9.09-49%549326
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-12-31 Reduce -20.98%0.37%$14.77 - $21.2 $ 9.09-49%780346
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Ratios

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P/B 2.02
MXWL's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. MXWL: 2.02 )
MXWL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 9.04
Current: 2.02

1.2
9.04
P/S 1.53
MXWL's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. MXWL: 1.53 )
MXWL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 7.43
Current: 1.53

0.84
7.43
EV-to-EBIT -53.73
MXWL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.83 vs. MXWL: -53.73 )
MXWL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -712   Max: 582.5
Current: -53.73

-712
582.5
Current Ratio 2.16
MXWL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2636 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MXWL: 2.16 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 5.05
Current: 2.16

1.31
5.05
Quick Ratio 1.19
MXWL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 2636 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. MXWL: 1.19 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.77
Current: 1.19

0.74
3.77

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.18
MXWL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MXWL: 13.18 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 228
Current: 13.18

2.79
228
Price/Tangible Book 2.48
MXWL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MXWL: 2.48 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 18.55
Current: 2.48

0.55
18.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 8.12
MXWL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MXWL: 8.12 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.96   Max: 34.92
Current: 8.12

3.96
34.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.45
MXWL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MXWL: 0.45 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 2.04
Current: 0.45

0.06
2.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.90
MXWL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2613 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MXWL: -1.90 )
MXWL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 8.9
Current: -1.9

0.2
8.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
Traded in other countries:MXW.Germany,
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 90 issued U.S. patents and 34 published pending U.S. patent applications, which relate to technologies, processes and designs. Of these issued patents, 58 relate to ultracapacitor products and technology, six relate to high voltage capacitor products and technology, and 26 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.
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