3D Systems stock: buy or sell?
May 21st, 2019
3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides 3D printing products and services worldwide. The company's 3D printers transform data input generated by 3D design software, CAD software, or other 3D design tools into printed parts using a range of print materials, including plastic, nylon, metal, composite, elastomeric, wax, polymeric dental materials, and Class IV bio-compatible materials.
Should I buy 3D Systems stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Having a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, 3D Systems stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is 3D Systems stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 5 ratings published for DDD stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-5-8||Piper Jaffray Companies||n/a||Overweight|
|2019-5-8||Bank of America||n/a||Underperform|
|2019-5-10||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Underweight||Neutral|
|2019-3-1||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Underweight||Average|
|2019-1-29||Piper Jaffray Companies||Neutral||Overweight|
3D Systems stock analysis
3D Systems shares rose 2.83% to $8.73 today.
Shares of 3D Systems rose a great 2.83% and closed at $8.73. DDD is soaring again after a 4.85% correction from its last top on Thursday at $8.86. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on March, DDD fell $-5.39 per share (-38.17%).
Shares of 3D Systems ended this week at $8.73 and remained steady a bad -0.46%. Early May DDD collapsed a frightening -28.01% in just one week.
Since late October 2018, when DDD stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-7.73 per share (-46.96%). Stocks below the 200d moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
3D Systems stock price history
3D Systems stock went public on March 10th, 1988 with a price of $6.311. Since then, DDD stock surged a 38.40%, with a yearly average of 1.20%. If you had invested $1,000 in 3D Systems stock in 1988, it would worth $384.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
3D Systems stock historical price chart
DDD stock reached 52-week highs on August at $21.78, and all-time highs 2014-01-03 with a price of 97.28.
3D Systems stock price target is $10.90Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. We found 5 price predictions for 3D Systems stock published in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-5-8||Piper Jaffray Companies||Lowers Target||$18.00||$12.50||-30.6%|
|2019-5-8||Bank of America||Reiterates||$10.00||$9.00||-10%|
|2019-5-10||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Upgrades||n/a||$8.00||-|
|2019-3-1||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Lowers Target||n/a||$8.00||-|
|2019-1-29||Piper Jaffray Companies||Upgrades||n/a||$17.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share3D Systems failed experts on February when it published an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $-0.02 when the analysts' forecast was $0.01.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a more than good increase of 6.44% to $687.66 M USD. Similarly, its earnings margin (compared to sales) inched to -6.62%, that is $-45.51 million.
|2013||$513 M||-||$44 M8.6%||-|
|2014||$654 M||27.32%||$12 M1.8%||-73.62%|
|2015||$666 M||1.91%||$-655.49 M-98.4%||-5,732.83%|
|2016||$633 M||-4.98%||$-38.42 M-6.1%||-94.14%|
|2017||$646 M||2.07%||$-66.19 M-10.2%||72.29%|
|2018||$688 M||6.44%||$-45.51 M-6.6%||-31.25%|
Quarterly financial results3D Systems reported $180.71 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 9.85% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-4.14 M with a profit margin of -2.29%. Profit margin grew a 4.73% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -7.02%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, 3D Systems sales marked a slightly good growth and appreciated a 1.95%.
|2017-Q1||$156 M||-||$-9.97 M-6.4%||-|
|2017-Q2||$159 M||1.94%||$-8.42 M-5.3%||-15.55%|
|2017-Q3||$153 M||-4.11%||$-37.67 M-24.6%||347.39%|
|2017-Q4||$177 M||15.93%||$-10.13 M-5.7%||-73.10%|
|2018-Q1||$166 M||-6.42%||$-20.96 M-12.6%||106.84%|
|2018-Q2||$177 M||6.44%||$-8.86 M-5.0%||-57.72%|
|2018-Q3||$165 M||-6.83%||$-11.55 M-7.0%||30.33%|
|2018-Q4||$181 M||9.85%||$-4.14 M-2.3%||-64.19%|
3D Systems ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.
3D Systems shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 3.97% of all shares.
In case of 3D Systems stock, 69.90% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for DDD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$1.0 B||$38.4 B||$31.7 B||$86.2 B||$123.4 B|
|Total shares||116.7 M||220.2 M||1,080.0 M||8,720.0 M||727.7 M|
|Float shares||112.2 M||219.3 M||1,060.0 M||8,710.0 M||696.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||69.9%||98.7%||1.2%||58.6%||77.1%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||4.0%||0.2%||0.0%||0.2%||0.4%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
3D Systems summary
|Tuesday, May 21st, 2019|
|Day range||$8.58 - $8.77|
|Average true range||$0.54|
|50d mov avg||$10.49|
|100d mov avg||$11.25|
|200d mov avg||$13.59|
3D Systems performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared 3D Systems against Autodesk, Canon, General Electric, Honeywell International, HP, 3M, Mercury Systems, Proto Labs, voxeljet and The ExOne in the following table: