SeekingAlpha  Apr 5  Comment 
By Alcaraz Research: I am going to say it again… M&A growth is not a quicksand but really is an advantage for 3D Systems (DDD). Canaccord Genuity analysts Bobby Burleson and Prabhakar Gowrisankaran reinforced their BUY rating for DDD and raised...
Wall Street Journal  Apr 4  Comment 
3-D stocks are off to a rough start this year with industry leaders 3D Systems down 40% and Stratasys off about 19%. Still, some 3-D stocks remain priced at 50 to 70 times projected 2014 earnings.
Benzinga  Apr 3  Comment 
Shares of 3D Systems (NASDAQ: DDD) and Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) have taken a beating so far in 2014, but Brean Capital analyst Ananda Baruah believes both companies have “material” upside compared to Street revenue expectations. Baruah...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 3  Comment 
ByIAEResearch: 3D Systems (DDD) has made about 50 acquisitions in the last three years making its way through different segments of the consumer segment of the 3-D printing industry. The ability to supplement the organic growth with acquisitions...
Benzinga  Apr 3  Comment 
Major companies in the 3D Printing space saw increased attention Wednesday as a number of notable news items hit the sector earlier Wednesday. Two major mergers and acquisitions were announced earlier today one from Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ:...
Benzinga  Apr 1  Comment 
On Tuesday, UBS initiated coverage on the 3D printing sector. Analyst Steven Milunovich slapped a Neutral rating on shares of 3D Systems (NASDAQ: DDD) with a $62 price target, as well as a Buy rating on Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) with a $125 price...
TheStreet.com  Apr 1  Comment 
Updated from 9:07 a.m. to include more analysis in the ninth paragraph. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The hype surrounding 3-D printing is enormous, given the implications for the manufacturing, retail, and technology industries. With HP reportedly...
TheStreet.com  Apr 1  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- 3D Systems  has been initiated with a "neutral rating" and $62 price target, UBS said Tuesday. The firm said the company has a distinguished broad product line and acquisition strategy, but bumpy near-term...
StreetInsider.com  Mar 31  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Management+Changes/3D+Systems+%28DDD%29+CFO+Departure+Viewed+as+%27Surprise%27/9331815.html for the full story.
Benzinga  Mar 31  Comment 
In a report published Monday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Wamsi Mohan reiterated an Underperform rating on 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) and lowered the price target from $60.00 to $55.00 to better reflect underperforming consensus...


3D Systems Corporation (DDD) is a provider of rapid 3-D printing, prototyping, and manufacturing solutions. Rapid prototyping is the automatic construction of physical objects using solid freeform fabrication. The commercial rapid prototyping systems market is nearly two decades old and there are now approximately 50 system or technology vendors worldwide. A substantial number of these companies are small entities, still in the business or technology development phase. More than a dozen of these companies sell stereolithography technology in one form or another. Today, rapid prototyping is used for a much wider range of applications and is even used to manufacture production quality parts in relatively small numbers. Some sculptors use the technology to produce complex shapes for fine arts exhibitions. The market for rapid prototyping systems and materials is highly competitive. 3D Systems tries to differentiate itself by a more comprehensive offering to its customers, all the way from modeling and prototyping to tools and parts. Products include Stereolithography or SLA equipment, selective laser sintering or SLS equipment, and multijet modeling equipment. 3D Systems' products enable the manufacture of three-dimensional (3D) objects from digital data using computer-aided design (CAD) and manufacturing, software utilities, and related computer applications. These systems are used for applications such as prototyping, concept modeling, and three-dimensional printing, as well as for production of functional end-use parts. The company's systems and materials add value by reducing the time and cost of designing products and by facilitating direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. The company has software alliances with SolidWorks Corporation, UGS Solutions, and Raindrop Geomagic, Inc.

In fiscal 2006, products contributed 34.5% of revenue, services contributed 38.6%, and the remaining 26.9% came from materials. Geographically, the company generated 43.5% of fiscal 2006 revenue from its U.S. operations, 40.0% from its European operations, and 16.5% from its Asia-Pacific operations.

3D Systems was founded in 1986, and is based in Valencia, California. The stock was initially listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market ("NASDAQ") under the ticker TDSC; however, the company transferred its listing to the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the symbol DDD on May 26, 2011.


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