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3D Systems

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16:04

3D Systems reports Q2 EPS 6c, consensus 1c

Reports Q2 revenue $176.6M, consensus $165.93M. "We are pleased with our results for the second quarter, which were driven by strong revenue growth, including growth in both printer revenue and units as we continue to improve execution and are seeing the early returns on our investments in both innovation and go-to-market," said CEO Vyomesh Joshi.

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DDD 3D Systems
$13.57

0.22 (1.65%)

07/26/18
PIPR
07/26/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $10
PIPR
Underweight
3D Systems downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Troy Jensen downgraded 3D Systems (DDD) to Underweight with a $10 price target. The shares closed yesterday up 30c to $14.00. A survey of resellers found that system demand downticked sequentially for 3D Systems with more below plan responses versus above plan, Jensen tells investors in a research note. He believes competition for the company's main product lines is intensifying. 3D Systems will struggle to deliver organic system growth with HP (HPQ), General Electric (GE), Formlabs, Carbon and others "attacking their biggest revenue contributors," Jensen writes. The analyst also thinks 3D will need to increase spending on direct sales, customer support and consulting, meaning "meaningful profitability" will likely be more challenged than revenue growth throughout 2018. He views the stock as overvalued. While Jensen continues to believe the overall 3D printing industry is "growing rapidly," he remains cautious on shares of 3D Systems and Stratasys (SSYS). He reiterates a Neutral rating on the latter.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Facebook (FB) downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James and to Neutral from Buy at Nomura Instinet and UBS. 2. e.l.f. Beauty (ELF) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Rupesh Parikh saying the bull case is more uncertain from here. 3. 3D Systems (DDD) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Troy Jensen saying a survey of resellers found that system demand downticked sequentially for 3D Systems with more below plan responses versus above plan. 4. Owens Corning (OC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill with analyst John Lovallo citing disappointing Q2 results. 5. Skechers (SKX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus with analyst John Staszak citing the company's Q2 earnings miss, as well as its reduced revenue growth outlook, and "only a marginal" gross margin expansion in Q3. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Fly Intel: Today's top analyst calls on Wall Street
Check out today's top analyst calls from around Wall Street, compiled by The Fly. PIPER CUTS 3D SYSTEMS TO UNDERWEIGHT: Piper Jaffray analyst Troy Jensen downgraded 3D Systems (DDD) to Underweight from Neutral with a $10 price target. He believes competition for the company's main product lines is intensifying. The analyst also thinks 3D will need to increase spending on direct sales, customer support and consulting, meaning "meaningful profitability" will likely be more challenged than revenue growth throughout 2018. He views the stock as overvalued. While Jensen continues to believe the overall 3D printing industry is "growing rapidly," he remains cautious on shares of 3D Systems and Stratasys (SSYS). He reiterated a Neutral rating on the latter. OPCO CUTS E.L.F. TO PERFORM: Oppenheimer analyst Rupesh Parikh downgraded e.l.f. Beauty (ELF) to Perform from Outperform saying the bull case is more uncertain from here. The analyst does not have a price target for the shares. Recent developments, including "still challenging trends" in the mass category and increased tariff uncertainty, bring greater risk to consensus forecasts, Parikh tells investors in a research note. He is harder-pressed to see the case for share outperformance. Ulta Beauty (ULTA) and Estee Lauder (EL) remain Parikh's top picks in beauty. FACEBOOK GETS MULTIPLE DOWNGRADES AFTER Q2 EARNINGS: Nomura Instinet analyst Mark Kelley downgraded Facebook (FB) to Neutral from Buy after the company delivered "underwhelming" Q2 results and guided for revenue growth deceleration through the end of the year. The revenue guidance paired with the expectation for mid-30% operating margins in the medium term or possibly longer means consensus numbers will be cut "drastically," he said. He lowered his price target on Facebook shares to $183 from $228. Facebook was also downgraded to Neutral from Buy by UBS analyst Eric Sheridan, who also lowered his price target for the shares to $180 from $212, and to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James. Facebook shares are down over 19% in late morning trading. PIPER SAYS BIOGEN SELLOFF A BUYING OPPORTUNITY: Biogen (BIIB) shares "will recover and continue to work" into aducanumab's full Phase 3 data in 2020, Piper Jaffray analyst Christopher Raymond told investors. With the stock having run up into these data, the analyst said he understood the "sell-the-news" phenomenon. He believes, however, that the fundamental concerns he's heard from investors "don't seem to hold water." The analyst said to buy Biogen shares on the selloff. He kept an Overweight rating on the name with a $400 price target.
07/30/18
JPMS
07/30/18
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Target $9.5
JPMS
Underweight
JPMorgan cautious on 3D printing names into Q2 results
JPMorgan analyst Paul Coster is cautious heading into the Q2 results for 3D printing pure-plays, 3D Systems (DDD) and Stratasys (SSYS). The analyst sees "intense" competition in every segment, and continued commoditization of the entry-level market segment. He has an Underweight rating on 3D with a $9.50 price target and Underweight rating on Stratasys with a $17 price target.

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