“As the 3D printing industry continues to explode, investors might soon be able to choose from a number of ETFs which would be specifically focused on 3D printer stocks,” Burke added.
There is a 3D printing index, the Stoxx Global 3D Printing Pure Play Index. The index launched in July, but there still is not a U.S.-listed pure play 3D printing ETF. The First Trust Technology AlphaDEX Fund (NYSEArca: FXL) features Stratasys and 3D Systems among its top-six holdings at a combined weight of 4.1%.
First Trust Technology AlphaDEX Fund
ETF Trends editorial team contributed to this post. Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of Amazon and Google.