The director of Western Digital (WDC), Paula Price Sold 3,288 Shares of the Company; Maxwell Technologies (MXWL)’s Sentiment Is 1.05

May 25, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Maxwell Technologies Inc (MXWL) investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.87, from 1.92 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 39 institutional investors increased and opened new stock positions, while 37 decreased and sold their stock positions in Maxwell Technologies Inc. The institutional investors in our database reported: 18.15 million shares, up from 17.18 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Maxwell Technologies Inc in top ten stock positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 10 Reduced: 27 Increased: 23 New Position: 16.

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $5.19. About 7,183 shares traded. Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (MXWL) has risen 6.39% since May 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.16% the S&P500.

Another recent and important Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) news was published by which published an article titled: “Maxwell Technologies’ (MXWL) CEO Franz Fink on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 09, 2018.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $26,787 activity.

Mak Capital One Llc holds 9.55% of its portfolio in Maxwell Technologies, Inc. for 1.19 million shares. Van Den Berg Management I Inc owns 2.27 million shares or 1.47% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ironwood Investment Management Llc has 0.18% invested in the company for 43,771 shares. The Wisconsin-based Thompson Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.15% in the stock. Quinn Opportunity Partners Llc, a New York-based fund reported 92,850 shares.

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. develops, makes, and markets energy storage and power delivery products worldwide. The company has market cap of $197.05 million. The firm offers ultra-capacitor cells, and multi-cell packs and modules, which provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in various industries, including bus, rail, and truck in transportation; grid energy storage; and renewable wind energy solutions. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides lithium-ion capacitors, which are energy storage devices designed to address various applications in the rail, grid, and industrial markets where energy density and weight are differentiating factors.

Analysts await Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $-0.25 EPS, down 19.05% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.21 per share. After $-0.23 actual EPS reported by Maxwell Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.70% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.05, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 68 investors sold Western Digital Corporation shares while 219 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 243.21 million shares or 1.21% more from 240.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gateway Inv Advisers Limited Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) for 16,247 shares. Atlantic Group Limited reported 0.01% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Walleye Trading Ltd, a Minnesota-based fund reported 177,587 shares. Ing Groep Nv invested 0.1% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). 99 were reported by Farmers Merchants Invs. The Pennsylvania-based Federated Invsts Pa has invested 0.06% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Intact Invest holds 0.01% or 2,800 shares in its portfolio. Logan Management has invested 0.02% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). The New York-based M&T Bancorporation Corp has invested 0.01% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). 159,720 are held by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 35,928 shares. Principal Fincl Grp has invested 0.04% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Bluefin Trading Ltd Liability has invested 0.04% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). 895,094 are held by Seizert Ltd Company. Integral Derivatives Llc holds 0.07% or 45,036 shares.

Among 38 analysts covering Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC), 27 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Western Digital has $15000 highest and $39 lowest target. $108.81’s average target is 23.99% above currents $87.76 stock price. Western Digital had 175 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, October 27 report. Mizuho initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $69 target in Friday, December 11 report. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Needham. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Wednesday, October 12. The firm has “Buy” rating by Summit Redstone Partners given on Wednesday, December 13. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, October 3. Argus Research upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 1 report. As per Tuesday, June 7, the company rating was upgraded by Maxim Group.

Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, and sells data storage devices and solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $26.26 billion. It offers performance hard disk drives that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are designed to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments. It has a 68.4 P/E ratio. The firm also provides system solutions that offer petabyte scalable capacity; data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop and notebook PCs, gaming consoles, security surveillance systems, and set top boxes.

Analysts await Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $3.19 earnings per share, up 21.29% or $0.56 from last year’s $2.63 per share. WDC’s profit will be $954.56 million for 6.88 P/E if the $3.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.36 actual earnings per share reported by Western Digital Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.06% negative EPS growth.

Paula Price; that is an insider in Western Digital Corp who is the last to sell shares in the company for which she is at present the director. Paula in the last few days unloaded 3,288 shares of the company, with their total value being placed at $288,193 US Dollars, that is a share price of about $87.7. Details about the sale dated May 24, 2018, could be found available for free in a legal form on the SEC website here. Today, Paula Price owns 10,079 shares which are around 0.00% of the company’s total market capitalization.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 selling transactions for $26.76 million activity. $8.00 million worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) shares were sold by MILLIGAN STEPHEN D. Another trade for 4,386 shares valued at $336,143 was sold by RAY MICHAEL CHARLES. The insider LONG MARK P sold 7,026 shares worth $693,064. 10,865 shares were sold by Sivaram Srinivasan, worth $942,109 on Friday, February 16. $991,202 worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) was sold by LAMBERT MICHAEL D.

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