Equities analysts predict that Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) will announce earnings of $0.05 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Materialise’s earnings. Materialise reported earnings per share of $0.04 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 25%. The company is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, March 5th.

On average, analysts expect that Materialise will report full-year earnings of $0.10 per share for the current fiscal year. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $0.28 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.23 to $0.32. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Materialise.

Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 31st. The software maker reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $54.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $53.11 million. Materialise had a net margin of 2.20% and a return on equity of 4.39%.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Materialise from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Materialise from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 10th. TheStreet raised shares of Materialise from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 13th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Materialise from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 31st.

MTLS stock traded up $0.56 on Wednesday, hitting $13.95. 3,098 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 160,068. Materialise has a twelve month low of $11.16 and a twelve month high of $15.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 2.28 and a current ratio of 2.42. The firm has a market capitalization of $653.56 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -344.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.91 and a beta of 1.32.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MTLS. ARK Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Materialise by 69.5% in the third quarter. ARK Investment Management LLC now owns 2,533,004 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $34,955,000 after acquiring an additional 1,038,862 shares in the last quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA increased its position in shares of Materialise by 401.7% in the third quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 837,833 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $11,562,000 after acquiring an additional 670,843 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC acquired a new stake in shares of Materialise in the third quarter worth $3,951,000. Bellevue Group AG increased its position in shares of Materialise by 435.8% in the third quarter. Bellevue Group AG now owns 210,731 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $2,908,000 after acquiring an additional 171,402 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Materialise in the third quarter worth $1,829,000. 15.21% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Materialise

EMaterialise NV engages in the provision of additive manufacturing software and 3D printing services. It operates through the following business segments: Materialise Software, Materialise Medical, and Materialise Manufacturing. The Materialise Software segment develops and delivers additive manufacturing software solutions and related services.

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