Why Jim Cramer Prefers Stratasys (SSYS) Stock to 3D Systems (DDD)

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer says he prefers Stratasys  (SSYS) to 3D Systems  (DDD) in the 3-D space.

Cramer says he has been reviled for not liking 3-D manufacturing, but he clarifies that he does not like 3D Systems. He does, however, like Stratasys because it is a manufacturing company that does 3-D work and because it just bought MakerBot, a Brooklyn-based company that provides a consumer 3-D play.

Cramer notes Stratasys had a spectacular quarter with increased revenue guidance, while 3D Systems' quarter was not as strong. Cramer says Stratasys is the 3-D story if investors want to play it and believes the stock could rise another 10% with no issue.

Must Watch: Jim Cramer: Stratasys is the way to Play 3-D Printing, 3D Systems Isn't

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