Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Is It Too Late To Jump Into Maxwell Technologies?

About six months ago, I thought Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) looked pretty interesting, as Wall Street seemed to be incorporating pretty reasonable expectations for a company that could become a high-growth story stock. I should have followed my own advice, as although the stock drifted down through mid-December, the shares have since rocketed up on rumors of a potential partnership with electric car pioneer, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA).

Maxwell still has a lot to prove, not only in terms of driving OEM acceptance of its ultracapacitors, but also in terms of being able to generate meaningful margins and cash flows as the business scales up. With the stock up 50% from late September, it almost goes without saying...

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