3D printing plays 3D Systems (DDD -6.4%), Stratasys (SSYS -6.4%), ExOne (XONE -8.5%), and...

3D printing plays 3D Systems (DDD -6.4%), Stratasys (SSYS -6.4%), ExOne (XONE -8.5%), and Cimatron (CIMT -12.4%) gave back some of their recent gains today. DDD's decline came even though Piper predicted the company would beat Q4 estimates (thanks to strong high-end printer sales) and raise guidance when it reports on Feb. 25. Stratasys reports on March 4.

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  • January24
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    Eh. Big deal. I bought my DDD, Stratasys and Dassault Systemes -- and I'm keeping them. The leading 3-D printing companies' stock prices will go up and down . . . until people see that 3-D printing really IS the next huge thing. I'm not going to sweat a little dip in DDD and Stratasys. (I don't think Dassault slipped, but if it did, so be it.) I'm in this thing for the l-o-o-o-g haul. These three companies will perform just like Apple did.
    12 Feb 2013, 08:07 PM Reply Like
  • jbehre
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    Good logic....prez comments last night in State of Union positive about 3D priniting future will help stock price today.
    13 Feb 2013, 10:37 AM Reply Like
  • soboroboro24
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    some one wants your stocks for a cheaper price thats cal manipulation so i am not seling if somting i am buying some more
    12 Feb 2013, 09:29 PM Reply Like
  • gethigh
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    Obama made a name drop for 3D. Expect a little boost ;-)
    12 Feb 2013, 09:54 PM Reply Like
  • George Anast, M.D.
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    These stocks have all had a bit of run. Three D printing is topical right this moment and stock prices reflect the interest. I'm not dismayed by the pull back. A fair amount of money has changed hands and it's not surprising that some is being taken off the table. The short term investors are creating the price this minute. The long term investors, probably the smart ones, will hold the stocks. Three dimensional printing is for real. The long term is bright. Buy and hold and, and pay little attention to the ebbs and flows.
    12 Feb 2013, 11:26 PM Reply Like
  • regrunebaum
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    By the way, very recently saw an ad on Google demonstrating a 3D printer in operation...a printer for the "average Joe or Ellen".


    Long several 3D stocks and expect lots of volatility.
    13 Feb 2013, 02:13 AM Reply Like
  • richier
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    I'm a retired investor living in NJ. Have found SA very helpful as a first step in investigating investments.


    I agree whole-heartedly with the contributor's comment above. 3D printing will cause a sea change for many manufacturers & I believe it has hardly scratched the surface so far. When manufacturers realize the savings achievable by producing "prototypes" this way, as opposed to conventional means, the stampede will be terrific.
    High volatility, but I too am in it for the long term.
    13 Feb 2013, 02:54 AM Reply Like
  • johnb609
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    Interestingly PRLB declined in the afternoon as well. Up to $43.70 the stock retreated to opening levels before closing at $42.00. All this was after 1 PM today.
    13 Feb 2013, 03:55 AM Reply Like
  • tavern123
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    I will buy more on a dip!
    13 Feb 2013, 08:59 AM Reply Like
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