"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer breaks down the lagging 3-D technology sector and explains why 3D Systems deserves to be sold.
Cramer always says, when you buy a stock, you have to actively visit your reasons for owning it. And when those reasons wane, you have to sell.
April 29- 3 D printer maker 3 D Systems Corp's quarterly gross margins fell for the first time in two years, raising concerns about its growth prospects in an industry, which is drawing the attention of bigger technology firms. 3 D Systems shares fell as much as 11 percent, making the stock one of the top losers on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
April 29- Three-dimensional printer maker 3 D Systems Corp said most of the revenue and profit it expects for 2014 would be generated only in the second half of the year when it launches new products and services. 3 D Systems shares fell nearly 6 percent on Tuesday.
April 29- 3 D Systems Corp's quarterly revenue jumped 45 percent due to higher sales of its 3 D printers and printing materials. The net income attributable to the company fell to $4.9 million, or 5 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $5.9 million, or 6 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $147.8 million.
With the market in the thick of earnings, next week promises to be an eventful five days for investors. Are you ready? Cramer sure is.
After a few rocky days for stocks, it's time to buy growth companies on the cheap, T. Rowe Price's Josh Spencer says.
Some of Monday midday movers:
Any rebound in the market is likely to be short-lived since it needs a catalyst to sustain gains, and the start of earnings season may disappoint.
The three-dimensional printing sector could grow as much as 25 percent per year, UBS analyst Steve Milunovich tells CNBC.
They may have been branded the "most hideous" stocks recently, but 3-D printing will continue to produce stellar growth over the coming years, according to research.
Hint: It has "one of the worst head and shoulders patterns I've ever seen," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
March 19- 3 D printer maker ExOne Co reported a surprise quarterly loss as it sold fewer high-margin printers and the company forecast 2014 revenue below analysts' estimates. ExOne's gross margin fell to 30.9 percent in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from 49 percent a year earlier.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
CNBC’s Jim Cramer explains why some experts think 3-D printing stocks could fall further after an epic run last year.
Traders saw the surprise gain in February jobs as a sign of a stronger economy, and a signal that interest rates could continue to move higher.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
The index's second record close this year set the stage for further gains, as traders look ahead to next week's jobs report.
Companies in the news after Thursday's bell: