The ExOne Co. (NASDAQ:XONE) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Thursday . 236,503 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 68% from the previous session’s volume of 141,002 shares.The stock last traded at $13.25 and had previously closed at $12.70.

A number of research firms recently commented on XONE. Brean Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of The ExOne in a research note on Thursday. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $12.00 target price on shares of The ExOne in a research note on Wednesday. Pacific Crest restated a “sector perform” rating on shares of The ExOne in a research note on Sunday, June 5th. FBR & Co began coverage on shares of The ExOne in a research note on Tuesday, May 24th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $14.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating on shares of The ExOne in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.83.

The stock’s market capitalization is $214.33 million. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $10.61 and its 200-day moving average is $10.67.

The ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.09. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.48) earnings per share. The company earned $11.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $11.12 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 38.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that The ExOne Co. will post ($0.83) earnings per share for the current year.

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.

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