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Hi there,

Generally a split should be considered a non-event by someone who believes in a company and plans to hold for a while. It doesn't affect the value of the company itself or the value of your shares - you just get twice as many shares after the split is done, each share worth half of what it used to be worth. Sometimes a split will cause a short-term run-up in the stock price as some investors might think the stock is now "cheaper" but in reality this is not the case.

Last year, I personally bought a small amount of DASTY in addition to a basket of a few additive manufacturing stocks (DDD, Stratasys, Protolabs). Collectively, these 4 stocks account for about 2% of my port total.

I like DASTY and plan to hold for a while. This industry is going to be volatile for a while but long-term you have to like the prospects.


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