Maxwell Technologies Inc.Find Ratings Reports
MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.42 which shows that technically this company has 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 increased by 9.55% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||28.42||26.69|
|Net Income ($mil)||-9.21||-10.4|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||40.1||20.89|
|Total Assets ($mil)||204.68||137.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||40.59||0.08|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||28.12||30.94|
|Return on Assets||-20.48||-19.76|
|Return on Equity||-40.68||-28.97|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||38.0||32.54|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.71||2.89|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||158745.0||278713.0|
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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.05 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.73. 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.
|MXWL NM||Peers 43.11||MXWL NM||Peers 21.65|
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.
Neutral. 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's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|MXWL NM||Peers 20.45||MXWL NA||Peers 0.88|
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.
|MXWL 2.05||Peers 3.73||MXWL -35.71||Peers -15.25|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, MXWL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|MXWL 1.60||Peers 2.65||MXWL 17.18||Peers 14.51|
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.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
MXWL has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.