Trader’s Buzz: Groupon (GRPN), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD), The ExOne Company (XONE), Planar Systems (PLNR)

Shares of Groupon Inc. (GRPN) are higher by 6% to $8.36 in mid-day trading on Friday, as the stock continues to see gains following a Korea Times report that says Goldman (GS) is considering acquiring shares of Ticket Monster which is owned by the world’s largest social commerce company.

Groupon, Inc., currently valued at $5.61B, has a median Wall Street price target of $8.00 with a high target of $12.00. Approximately 12M shares have already changed hands, compared to the stock’s average daily volume of 16M.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Chicago, Illinois-based company have traded between a low of $5.18 and a high of $12.42 with the 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $7.49 and $6.71 levels, respectively. Additionally, shares of GRPN have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) and MACD indicator of 69.56 and +0.61, respectively.

GRPN currently prints a one year loss of about 33.36%, and a year-to-date loss of around 32.97%.

3D Systems Corporation (DDD)) is seeing a big move Friday, as the co.’s shares surged by nearly 8% to $32.90 after traders added more short bets. Recent short interest data for the 12/15/2014 settlement date shows 3D Systems short float at 35.49%.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Rock Hill, South Carolina.-based firm have traded between a low of $27.46 and a high of $97.28 and are now at $32.90. Shares are down 64.52% year-over-year and 67.14% year-to-date.

The ExOne Company (XONE) shares are up 11.50% to $17.09 in mid-day trading. The move comes on a strong volume too with the issue currently trading more than 516K shares, compared to the average volume of 498,969 shares. Not seeing any news or rumors to account for the move.

The ExOne Company is a North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of 3D printing machines. Its stock has a median consensus analyst price target of $22 with a high target of $44.00, and a 52-week trading range of $14.91 to $70.25.

The T-12 profit margin at The ExOne Company is (45.94%). XONE‘s revenue for the same period is $38.83 million.

The ExOne Company has market cap of $245.08 million.

Planar Systems Inc. (PLNR) is higher by approximately 11% to $7.80. Not seeing any news or rumors to account for the move.

Planar Systems is a Beaverton, Oregon-based manufacturer of electronic display products and systems. Its stock has a 52-week trading range of $1.93 to $8.12. The T-12 operating margin at Planar is 2.02%. The name‘s revenue for the same period is $179 million. PLNR’s price/book is 3.32.

Shares in the $165.38 million market cap company are up 199% year-over-year, and 207% year-to-date.

The chart below shows where the equity has traded over the past 12 months.

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