About Gary Anderson

Investor, trader, researcher and writer

Citing a source close to the negotiations, last week a rumor from TechCrunch surfaced that 3D printing leader Stratasys (SSYS) is in talks to acquire Brooklyn, NY based MakerBot.  Since then there’s been no comment from Stratasys management, and MakerBot founder and CEO Bre Pettis refused to comment on the speculation but then added “We’re not going anywhere”.  Of course in the… Continue reading

Two weeks ago I wrote an article focused on The ExOne Company (XONE) and in it I mentioned the importance of the expansion of their Production Service Centers (PSCs) for future growth: “In 2012, ExOne’s PSC network accounted for 45% of total revenues utilizing just 5 PSC centers. The company plans to expand to 15 PSCs by 2015, and that rapid expansion is why… Continue reading

In recent days and weeks Merger and Acquisition activity has begun to heat up in several publicly traded 3D printing stocks. Today 3D Systems Corporation announced they are buying approximately 80% of Phenix Systems,  a leading global provider of Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printers based in France.  This is 3D Systems’ 4th acquisition of 2013 and should… Continue reading

In news today from Organvo Holdings (currently trading on the pink sheets) the company announced they now meet the independent director requirements for up-listing to the NASDAQ or NYSE.  Keep an eye on ONVO for  the usual momentum as the company gets closer to up-listing.  Trading on a major exchange will bring a huge pool of potential new investors to the… Continue reading

3D printing company Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS), along with other 3D printing “pure plays” 3D Systems Corp. (DDD), The ExOne Company (XONE), and the related software and services company Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) are the current leaders in an industry that many believe will usher in a technological, industrial, and societal leap forward over the next decade.Others disagree… Continue reading

The recent media and investor frenzy in 3d printing has been focused on pure play companies that are publicly traded such as 3D Systems (DDD), Stratasys (SSYS), and ExOne (XONE).  These companies have garnered this attention as 3D printing continues to push forward making strong inroads into both the industrial and personal consumer markets.  But prudent investors should consider… Continue reading

At the moment there are only three U.S. based “pure play” 3D printing companies that are traded publicly:3D Systems (DDD), Stratasys (SSYS), and ExOne (XONE). I thought I’d take a closer look at ExOne which had an Initial Public Offering at $18.00/share by sole underwriter FBR Capital Markets.  The stock began trading on 2/7/2013 when it gapped from the… Continue reading

As many investors know, CAN-SLIM is the mnemonic for a screen of high growth stocks that was developed by William J. O’Neil, successful investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Investor Business Daily. O’Neil began using his CAN-SLIM methodology in 1953, and the approach is generally regarded as one of the most effective screens for finding high growth… Continue reading