Friday, September 26, 2014
More Than Half of One 3D Printing Company’s Shares Are Short
Short interest in 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) fell 2.5% to 35.77 million shares. Some 34.3% of the company’s stock is short. Days to cover rose to 14. In the two-week short interest period, the share price fell more than 6% and is down more than 47% for the year to date as of Wednesday’s close at $49.54. The stock’s 52-week range is $43.35 to $97.28.
Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) saw short interest rise 4.5% in the first two weeks of September to 6.53 million shares, or about 15% of the company’s float. Days to cover now stands at six. Shares rose 3.2% in the two-week period, closed at $124.41 Wednesday night and have dropped about 7.2% for the year to date. The stock’s 52-week range is $85.30 to $138.10. An analyst downgrade in early September probably spiked the rise in short interest.
Short interest in The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ: XONE) rose about 3,0% to 4.62 million shares. About 51% of the company’s shares are now held short. Shares of ExOne fell more than 12% in the two-week period and closed at $24.82 Wednesday, down about 60% year to date. The stock’s 52-week range is $24.34 to $70.25, and days to cover rose to nine.
Voxeljet A.G. (NYSE: VJET) saw short interest fall 1.0% to 2.9 million shares, with a days to cover number of eight. Since coming public at $19 in mid-October last year, the share price is down about 45%. Year to date, shares are down nearly 64%, and they fell 9% in the two-week period to September 15. The stock closed at $15.80, in a post-IPO range of $12.85 to $70.00.
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