There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by +$0.42, or +4.92%, to $8.95. Volume reached 64,369 shares, with price reaching a high of $9 and a low of $8.85. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Amnovis Selects 3D Systems’ Dual Laser Direct Metal Printing Solution to Advance High-Reliability Applications.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Computer Hardware industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $8.92 and fluctuated between $8.99 as its day high and $8.69 as its day low. The current market capitalization of 3D Systems Corporation is $1.23B. A total of 1.23 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.33M shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, DDD has seen 0 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 1,434 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 30 BUYs and 53 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 721,939 shares during that period but sold 444,300.
In the most recent transaction, Johnson Andrew Martin sold 6,767 shares of DDD for 10.06 per share on Sep 09. After the transaction, the EVP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec now owns 186,221 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jun 08, HULL CHARLES W sold 26,386 shares at 10.95 per share. DDD shares that EVP & CTO (Regenerative Med) owns now total 51,634.
Among the insiders who bought shares, KEVER JIM D acquired of 10,000 shares on May 26 at a per-share price of $10.65. This resulted in the Director holding 404,672 shares of DDD after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Clinton Malissia sold 6,006 shares at $10.26 per share on May 25. Company shares held by the Director now total 53,376.
Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for DDD in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $10.25 with high estimates of $15.50 and low estimates of $8.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DDD has a high of $34.97 and a low of $7.80.
As of this writing, DDD has an earnings estimate of $-0.18 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $-0.16 per share and a lower estimate of $-0.19. The company reported an EPS of $-0.17 in the last quarter, which was -70% lower than expectations of $-0.1.
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In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 9 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for DDD is Overweight with a score of 2.80. A total of 1 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 2 thought it should be Sold.