Maxwell Technologies IncFind Ratings Reports
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 ($mil)||34.14||37.8|
|Net Income ($mil)||2.17||-9.38|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||35.78||25.03|
|Total Assets ($mil)||160.13||170.58|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.07||5.94|
|Profitability||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.21||40.23|
|Return on Assets||-5.18||-14.14|
|Return on Equity||-7.04||-19.18|
|Debt||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Share Data||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||32.08||31.74|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.67||3.96|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||157751.0||205506.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.37 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.72 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.68. 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 28.04||MXWL 120.05||Peers 14.71|
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.
|MXWL NM||Peers 19.93||MXWL NA||Peers 1.59|
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 1.37||Peers 2.68||MXWL 66.67||Peers -17.93|
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.
|MXWL 0.98||Peers 2.35||MXWL -1.64||Peers 5.58|
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