If you have some spare money to invest, this is the time to do so in 3D printing. Here are some recent statistics of the biggest players on the exchange.
Objet Ltd has recently filed for an IPO valuing itself at $500,000,000 with the last years of revenues topping $150,000,000.
Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) is the maker of additive manufacturing machines for prototyping manufacturing and making plastic parts. Stratasys has a market capitalization of 771 million dollars with a P/E of 38.03.
3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is a manufacturer of 3D printing software and the printers themselves. The company has 1.36 billion market capitalization with a P/E of 35.21.
These companies are both profitable and have been for a while with steady (but shooting up) profits over the years.
Both of these companies are solid investments that should have continually growing profits over the next few years. While it might take a while for 3D printing to find itself in the home market it’s near certain that the industry will keep booming among manufacturers for a long time.
A forecast by analysts
Analysts are projecting a 46% increase in 3D Systems sales this year, and 18% in 2013. We think this is a conservative estimate for 2013, and if 3D printing really takes off, it could prove to be the investment of the decade.