Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on 3D Systems (DDD)
Shares of 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) were the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 32,086 call options on the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. This is an increase of approximately 121% compared to the typical daily volume of 14,498 call options.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on DDD shares. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of 3D Systems in a research note on Wednesday, June 11th. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $115.00. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. downgraded shares of 3D Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 11th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Gabelli downgraded shares of 3D Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 11th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. 3D Systems has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $69.16.
Shares of 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) traded up 3.11% on Tuesday, hitting $53.09. 5,912,637 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. 3D Systems has a one year low of $41.05 and a one year high of $97.28. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $49.84 and a 200-day moving average of $66.44. The company has a market cap of $5.495 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 121.15.
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.15. The company had revenue of $147.76 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $145.50 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 44.8% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that 3D Systems will post $0.81 EPS for the current fiscal year.
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) is a holding company that operates through subsidiaries in the United States, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
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