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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 278.02
NAS:MXWL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 2266 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NAS:MXWL: 278.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:MXWL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 2.86 Max: N/A
Current: 278.02
Equity to Asset 0.76
NAS:MXWL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 2237 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NAS:MXWL: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:MXWL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.76
0.46
0.81
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.03
M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
5.47%
-20.20%
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -12.11
NAS:MXWL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 2251 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NAS:MXWL: -12.11 )
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: -12.11
-28.04
6.09
Net-margin (%) -9.47
NAS:MXWL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 2252 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. NAS:MXWL: -9.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:MXWL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.61  Med: -9.16 Max: 4.5
Current: -9.47
-30.61
4.5
ROE (%) -11.65
NAS:MXWL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 2216 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. NAS:MXWL: -11.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:MXWL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.46  Med: -12.73 Max: 6.35
Current: -11.65
-34.46
6.35
ROA (%) -8.45
NAS:MXWL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 2278 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. NAS:MXWL: -8.45 )
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: -8.45
-19.83
4.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -25.47
NAS:MXWL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 2269 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. NAS:MXWL: -25.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:MXWL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.11  Med: -20.08 Max: 15.69
Current: -25.47
-72.11
15.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
NAS:MXWL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:MXWL: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:MXWL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.5  Med: 6.2 Max: 14
Current: -0.6
-37.5
14
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

MXWL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 1,416,777 sh (+5.73%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,446,365 sh (-4.71%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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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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P/B 1.42
MXWL's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. MXWL: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MXWL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.46 Max: 8.79
Current: 1.42
1.09
8.79
P/S 1.10
MXWL's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 2234 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. MXWL: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MXWL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.71 Max: 7.39
Current: 1.1
0.76
7.39
Current Ratio 3.30
MXWL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MXWL: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MXWL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.16 Max: 5.05
Current: 3.3
1.31
5.05
Quick Ratio 2.00
MXWL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2249 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. MXWL: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MXWL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.77
Current: 2
0.74
3.77
Days Inventory 125.24
MXWL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
79% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 72.38 vs. MXWL: 125.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MXWL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 90.23  Med: 117.6 Max: 145.01
Current: 125.24
90.23
145.01
Days Sales Outstanding 52.13
MXWL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 74.89 vs. MXWL: 52.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MXWL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.13  Med: 75.2 Max: 94.15
Current: 52.13
52.13
94.15

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
MXWL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. MXWL: -2.90 )
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: -18.9  Med: -9.2 Max: -1.9
Current: -2.9
-18.9
-1.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.97
MXWL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. MXWL: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MXWL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 6.44 Max: 487.75
Current: 2.97
1.27
487.75
Price/Tangible Book 1.77
MXWL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. MXWL: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MXWL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.88 Max: 17.76
Current: 1.77
0.9
17.76
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
MXWL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1976 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MXWL: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MXWL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.43
Current: 0.4
0.27
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -13.11
MXWL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. MXWL: -13.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MXWL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: 3.45 Max: 8.9
Current: -13.11
-13.7
8.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $144.7
EPS (TTM) $ -0.43
Beta0.45
Short Percentage of Float5.59%
52-Week Range $4.20 - 8.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.09

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 121 125
EPS ($) -0.58 -0.60
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.58 -0.60
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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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MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Financials Nov 08 2016
ETF’s with exposure to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. : November 4, 2016 Nov 04 2016
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. :MXWL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 3, 2016 Nov 03 2016
Edited Transcript of MXWL earnings conference call or presentation 1-Nov-16 9:00pm GMT Nov 02 2016
MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Nov 02 2016
Maxwell (MXWL) Q3 Loss Lower than Expected, Sales Down Nov 02 2016
Maxwell reports 3Q loss Nov 01 2016
Maxwell reports 3Q loss Nov 01 2016
MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition Nov 01 2016
Maxwell Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results Nov 01 2016
Maxwell Technologies Delivers First Commercial Application of Lithium-Ion Capacitor Technology in... Nov 01 2016
Q3 2016 Maxwell Technologies Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close Nov 01 2016
Maxwell Technologies Schedules Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call for November... Oct 18 2016
ETF’s with exposure to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. : October 14, 2016 Oct 14 2016
Maxwell Technologies Unveils 51-Volt Ultracapacitor Module for Hybrid Bus Market Oct 12 2016
Maxwell Technologies Unveils 51-Volt Ultracapacitor Module for Hybrid Bus Market Oct 12 2016
ETF’s with exposure to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. : October 3, 2016 Oct 03 2016
Maxwell Technologies appoints Olaf Müller senior vice president of global sales Sep 28 2016
Maxwell Technologies appoints Olaf Müller senior vice president of global sales Sep 28 2016
ETF’s with exposure to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. : September 12, 2016 Sep 12 2016

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