Amazon Gives 3-D Printing a Boost -- Does It Matter?

Amazon.com has now created a storefront on its website, collecting everything 3-D-printing related together in one location. The storefront features 29 different 3-D printers, including some of the top sellers, such as Makerbot, Flashforge, and Cube. In the video below, Motley Fool consumer goods analyst Blake Bos tells investors why this is a positive sign, and gives us an idea of what meaningful impact this might have on companies in the 3-D printing space, such as 3D Systems , and Stratasys .

3D Systems is at the leading edge of a disruptive technological revolution, with the broadest portfolio of 3-D printers in the industry. However, despite years of earnings growth, 3D Systems' share price has risen even faster, and today, the company sports a dizzying valuation. To help investors decide whether the future of additive manufacturing is bright enough to justify the lofty price tag on the company's shares, The Motley Fool has compiled a premium research report on whether 3D Systems is a buy right now. In our report, we take a close look at 3D Systems' opportunities, risks, and critical factors for growth. You'll also find reasons to buy or sell the stock today. To start reading, simply click here now for instant access.


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Blake Bos has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends 3D Systems, Amazon.com, and Stratasys. The Motley Fool owns shares of 3D Systems, Amazon.com, and Stratasys and has the following options: Short Jan 2014 $36 Calls on 3D Systems and Short Jan 2014 $20 Puts on 3D Systems. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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