Short Sellers Still Piling on Two 3D Printing Stocks
Short interest in 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) rose 1.9% to 37.4 million shares. Some 35.5% of the company’s stock is short. Days to cover rose to 16. In the two-week short interest period, the share price fell about 21% and is down about 67% for the year to date, as of Wednesday’s close. The stock’s 52-week range is $27.46 to $97.28, and shares closed at $30.54 on Wednesday.
Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) saw short interest rise 14.6% in the first two weeks of December to 10.27 million shares, or about 23.4% of the company’s float. Days to cover fell to nine. Shares fell nearly 18% in the two-week period and closed at $81.12 on Wednesday. The stock’s price has dropped nearly 40% for the year to date, and the 52-week range is $76.60 to $138.10.
Short interest in The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ: XONE) fell 0.7% to 3.85 million shares. About 42.5% of the company’s shares are now short. Shares of ExOne slumped nearly 31% in the two-week period and ended Wednesday at $15.32, down about 75% year-to-date. The stock’s 52-week range is $14.91 to $70.25, and days to cover fell to 11.
Voxeljet A.G. (NYSE: VJET) saw short interest drop 17.6% to 2.19 million shares, with days to cover falling to six. Year to date, shares are down about 81%, and they fell about 30% in the two-week period to December 15. The stock closed at $7.29 on Wednesday night, in a 52-week range of $7.13 to $47.98.