Short Interest in 3D Printing Stocks Remains Indifferent

Short interest fell during the two-week reporting period ending July 13 on three of four 3D printing stocks we follow. Trading action also slowed down on all four stocks

Short interest in 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) dipped by 1.2% to 32.04 million shares. Some 29.2% of the company’s float was short. Days to cover rose from 14 to 21. In the two-week short interest period, the share price jumped by 12%. The stock’s 52-week trading range is $7.92 to $19.06, and shares closed at $13.71 on Tuesday, down about 11.6% on the day.

Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) saw short interest rise by 6.4% in the first two weeks of July to about 9.93 million shares, or 19.8% of the company’s float. Days to cover rose from 14 to 18. The share price rose by 4.9% in the two-week period, and the stock closed at $19.51 on Tuesday, down about 8.1% on the day, in a 52-week range of $17.17 to $25.35.

Short interest in The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ: XONE) fell by 11.8% to 2.43 million shares. About 24.9% of the company’s shares are now short. ExOne’s share price rose by about 7.1% in the two-week period ending July 13. The stock’s 52-week range is $6.16 to $12.50, and shares closed at $7.44 on Tuesday, down about 2.2% for the day. Days to cover jumped from seven to 22.

Short interest in Voxeljet A.G. (NYSE: VJET) decreased by 8.9% to 393,867 American depositary shares, with days to cover slipping from 26 to 23. Voxeljet rose by about 4.2% for the two-week period and closed at $3.52 on Tuesday, down about 3% for the day in a 52-week range of $3.07 to $6.37.

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