Maxwell Technologies Inc

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MXWL : NASDAQ : Technology
$5.19 | %
Today's Range: 5.05 - 5.22
Avg. Daily Volume: 168,700
09/23/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.84 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 6.29% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)34.1437.8
EBITDA ($mil)-2.2-0.3
EBIT ($mil)-4.58-3.17
Net Income ($mil)2.17-9.38


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)35.7825.03
Total Assets ($mil)160.13170.58
Total Debt ($mil)0.075.94
Equity ($mil)117.85125.76


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin36.2140.23
EBITDA Margin-6.44-0.79
Operating Margin-13.41-8.38
Sales Turnover1.030.98
Return on Assets-5.18-14.14
Return on Equity-7.04-19.18
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.962.8
Debt/Capital0.00.05
Interest Expense0.060.08
Interest Coverage-75.07-41.14


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)32.0831.74
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.07-0.31
Book value / share3.673.96
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume216916.0212008.0

Valuation


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.40 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.86. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MXWL NM Peers 28.88   MXWL 122.43 Peers 15.24

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

MXWL's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

MXWL is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MXWL NM Peers 20.67   MXWL NA Peers 1.60

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

MXWL's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MXWL 1.40 Peers 2.86   MXWL 66.67 Peers -15.53

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

MXWL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

MXWL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MXWL 1.00 Peers 2.51   MXWL -1.64 Peers 6.60

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

MXWL is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

MXWL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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