Zacks Investment Research cut shares of The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ:XONE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday.
According to Zacks, “The ExOne Company provides three-dimensional printing machines and printed products to industrial customers. The Company also supplies the associated products, including consumables and replacement parts, and services including training and technical support. It manufactures and sells 3D printing machines and printing products to specification for its customers using its in-house 3D printing machines. The ExOne Company is based in Irwin, Pennsylvania. “
XONE has been the subject of a number of other reports. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $12.00 target price on shares of The ExOne in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. FBR & Co reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a $18.00 target price on shares of The ExOne in a report on Monday, October 3rd. Finally, Brean Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of The ExOne in a report on Friday, November 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $14.00.
The ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) opened at 10.67 on Tuesday. The ExOne has a 52 week low of $6.60 and a 52 week high of $16.15. The stock’s market capitalization is $171.90 million. The company has a 50-day moving average of $12.58 and a 200-day moving average of $11.85.
The ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.23) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.19) by $0.04. The ExOne had a negative net margin of 26.84% and a negative return on equity of 14.04%. The business earned $13 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $12.22 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.70) earnings per share. The ExOne’s quarterly revenue was up 46.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that The ExOne will post ($0.74) earnings per share for the current year.
In related news, CEO James L. Mccarley bought 7,200 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 24th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $14.27 per share, for a total transaction of $102,744.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director John Irvin sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.51, for a total transaction of $77,550.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 154,300 shares in the company, valued at $2,393,193. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 36.40% of the company’s stock.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of XONE. Marathon Capital Management bought a new position in shares of The ExOne during the second quarter valued at $106,000. Sanders Morris Harris Inc. bought a new position in shares of The ExOne during the second quarter valued at $124,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in shares of The ExOne by 4.4% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 12,078 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after buying an additional 507 shares during the last quarter. A.R.T. Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of The ExOne during the second quarter valued at $150,000. Finally, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI raised its position in shares of The ExOne by 4.3% in the second quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 16,886 shares of the company’s stock valued at $178,000 after buying an additional 698 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 16.77% of the company’s stock.
About The ExOne
The ExOne Company is a provider of three dimensional (3D) printing machines and 3D printed and other products, materials and services to industrial customers. The Company’s business primarily consists of manufacturing and selling 3D printing machines and printing products to specification for its customers using its installed base of 3D printing machines.