GE's purchases could drive additional 3-D printing M&A activity. But they also mean 3-D printer makers will be dealing with another deep-pocketed competitor.
Hype for the industry led to the bubble bursting two years ago, but there are signs that the market for this cutting-edge technology is ready to ramp up again.
The shares of 3D printer maker Stratasys are sinking after JPMorgan downgraded the stock to Underweight, the firm's equivalent of a sell rating.
Sees $35 to $40 as a good price for Fitbit, which made its market debut on Thursday.