Santa is coming
This is the season of giving, sharing, loving and engaging in selflessness to others. So I propose a moratorium on mean spirited and thoughtless remarks at least until the New Year. So let me start by “giving” you my thoughts on DDD. They are engaging in a corporate “monopoly” game. They are buying up a considerable amount of properties around the board and seemingly spreading themselves too thin. That, however, is how you win in the game of monopoly. Just passing go and collecting $200 won’t get it done. Metaphorically speaking they will win this game. Some of their acquisitions are dubious IMHO, but most of their moves are truly insightful and forward looking. They have clearly thought this through with an aggressive yet progressive business plan. I'm sure they have made some missteps along the way, but by and large the path they have taken will be lucrative for all who stay the course and remain long. Business minds far keener than I have seen the value and vision in DDD’s printing capabilities. Google via Motorola is one of the global heavyweights in the industrial and technical world. They see the value in partnering with DDD, not SSYS or XONE. That speaks volumes to me.
Let me “share” where I think DDD will ultimately rest in the near future. At the beginning of the year I speculated that DDD will be in the $90-$100 pps EOY. I still believe that is a good possibility. Many analysts have recently also projected the same numbers, but I don’t hold much credence in most of their opinions. With all their global acquisitions and partnering this past year they are well positioned for significant growth and profitability. Just recently returning from Europe again prior to EuroMold I spoke to many in the industrial community who feel DDD is and will continue to be the leader in the field. The developments and announcements at EuroMold will only solidify their opinions I trust of DDD’s expertise. The U.S. financial and general market’s headwinds could make their advancement somewhat problematical. Still, I believe we could see a $175-$200 pps this time next year if a split is not forthcoming sooner. I’ve been long for 2 years since the teens and buying on dips in the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. Projecting a few years ahead DDD will be as respected as AAPL, GOOG, INTC, CSCO, with similar MC. So…to my family and friends as well as friends on this board I send “loving” thoughts of good health and prosperity. And lastly, be kind and engage in a selfless act to someone who is in need. Material wealth is finite, but a generous and loving heart is priceless. So in the spirit of the season no matter what religious persuasion you believe in reach out to someone in need and let’s be kind to each other on this board, too. I wish all of you and your families love, good health and prosperity and as always “All the best”. God Bless. Ogewen.
Don't talk about the reality of the future in front of our resident Bashers like i_call_BS. He still thinks that 3D printing is only for making Cracker Jack prizes. Concepts like you're offering will burst all 6 of his brain cells.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
(1) When the full assembled cars starts getting 3D printed, then the music will start. One Company in USA is close to starting 3D prionted Electric Cars (50% made by 3D printer), another Company in Vancouver (canada) is starting 3D printing car (one car per month). When the whole car starts getting 3D printed, then the real potential will start.
(2) When 3D printing hits main Producrtion stream, that will be nice.
(3) My conservative estimate for pps is doubling every year. So in Dec 2014, $ 150, Dec 2015, $ 300, Dec 2016 $ 600, and Dec 2017, $ 1200. Fasten your seat belt.
I would be so happy for DDD to hit 58 so I could back up the truck. Sadly DDD will only drop as low as 59.50. So load up at 61,62, and 63. Will be the last chance before the rapid trip to 98- not quite 100 before June 2014.
Chairman, b_s clearly has a grievance against DDD, for whatever reason. The amount of effort he spends to discredit 3-D systems and the free time he has to do so, while no one here clearly could care less about the information he supplies, is curious. He does have excellent journalistic skills. Sad to see someone who's probably made bad financial decisions go after the party not responsible for his own failures. Typical sociopathic symptoms.
Draw whatever conclusions you want from the fact that I have no intention of telling you my holdings just because you want to know. I don't know you from Adam and this is a public forum.
The information I posted comes from publicly available records. 10Qs and 10ks. Foreign financial reports. Online court records anyone can access with a pacer account. Twitter posts from the owner of the latest acquisition. Inventory levels from staples. News reports/interviews.
Do with it whatever you want. Ignore it all if that's your cup of tea. I don't care.
I make no secret of my belief the stock is overvalued here and is going to fall. Some can, and on this message board most do, disagree with me. Oh well.
Most bashers are not paid, just invested. Just like long pumpers. Most own shares. Paid bashers post tiny messages usually in caps. Trust me, I'd know!
Does anyone expect DDD to have a 100 percentage gain (atleast) next year as they did this year? Company does keep growing and acquiring others so good shot for it!
Sentiment: Strong Buy
This is guy spent tremendous amount of time putting out relentless negative information about DDD. He presentation is well organized, and some of them are quite convincing, at least superficially. While I have no interest reading what he wrote in detail as I trade purely by technical analysis, I must admit that he is well trained in finance and financial writing.
The weird thing is that he does not have a vested stake in DDD. He did not admit that he is a short seller when I asked him earlier. Then why does he do this? The most natural answer is that he paid to do so.