3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.12

News headlines about 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. 3D Systems earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the 3D printing company an impact score of 45.6090203775114 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $10.72. The company had a trading volume of 2,724,714 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,070,000. 3D Systems has a 12-month low of $7.92 and a 12-month high of $23.70. The stock has a market cap of $1,220.00, a P/E ratio of -23.30 and a beta of 1.47. The company has a quick ratio of 1.94, a current ratio of 2.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The 3D printing company reported ($0.20) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.05 by ($0.25). 3D Systems had a negative net margin of 8.01% and a negative return on equity of 5.85%. The firm had revenue of $152.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $162.22 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.14 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that 3D Systems will post -0.3 earnings per share for the current year.

DDD has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Bank of America downgraded 3D Systems from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $9.63 to $12.38 in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. William Blair reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of 3D Systems in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research raised 3D Systems from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Citigroup cut their target price on 3D Systems from $13.00 to $8.50 and set a “sell” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “sell” rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of 3D Systems in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.68.

In other news, Director G Walter Loewenbaum II acquired 40,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 4th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.94 per share, with a total value of $362,070.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 1,053,707 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,420,140.58. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders purchased a total of 47,930 shares of company stock valued at $428,048 over the last ninety days. 5.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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3D Systems Company Profile

3D Systems Corporation is a holding company. The Company provides three-dimensional (3D) printing solutions, including 3D printers, print materials, software, on demand manufacturing services and digital design tools. Its precision healthcare capabilities include simulation, Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP), and printing of medical and dental devices and surgical guides and instruments.

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