The past few years have been tough for 3D printing stocks, but the future may be extremely bright.
Reportedly more than 50 times faster than conventional SLA 3D-printing systems and fully automatable, Figure 4 is 3D Systems' entry into the race to disrupt the manufacturing industry.
Here's how things stack up in a metric-to-metric comparison.
3D Systems and Stratasys need to watch out -- this 3D printing start-up aiming to disrupt traditional manufacturing just announced a new production system.
Commercializing speedy Figure 4 tech, expected 2017 growth drivers, and its recent acquisition were among key topics discussed by the 3D printing company's management.
Earnings for the fourth quarter were mixed, but guidance really caught investors' attention today.
The leading diversified 3D printing company guides for modest improvements in revenue and adjusted earnings per share in 2017, and for GAAP EPS to swing positive.
Along with 3D printer sales, investors should focus on 2017 guidance when the leading diversified 3D printing company reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings on Tuesday.
Shares of the diversified 3D printing company got a nice pop thanks to market buzz.
One 3D printing stock currently stands out as the best long-term bet among the six pure plays.