Diamonds and Dogs


The ExOne Company (XONE)

ExOne is trading into the red today, down 15.41% at $41.11. The 3D printer and material company saw its shares fall around $7.50 per share after releasing its earnings. For the first quarter, ExOne posted a loss of $1.9 million, or $0.20 per share. That compares with a loss of $1.5 million in the same quarter a year ago. Analysts expected a loss of $0.08 per share on $8.6 million in revenue. ExOne gained 10% yesterday after rival 3D company, Stratasys, reported better than expected earnings. However, that gain has been erased today as shares traded down into their 52-week range of $23.50-$49.11.

Consolidated Graphics Inc. (CGX)

Consolidated Graphics is popping today, up 12.97% at $44.34. The printer (regular printers not 3D) company saw its shares jump after beating on earnings. Adjusted earnings per share increased 243% to $0.79 in the quarter versus an EPS of $0.23 for the same quarter last year. Furthermore, revenues increased 0.18% to $251 million. Wall Street was expecting and EPS of $0.42 on revenue of $252.8 million. CEO, Joe R. Davis said, "We continue to see growth in several key areas of the commercial printing industry. For example, our temporary point of sale product revenues are growing and Consolidated Graphics is in a unique position to deliver these unmatched solutions to customers." Shares traded to a new 52-week high of $44.14 intraday.
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