Tesla Motors Inc, 3D Systems Corporation, Netflix, Inc.: The Beating Shouldn’t Surprise You

down plunging pricesSince the beginning of 2013, shares of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), and Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) have soared higher as investors began to realize the incredible potential of each of these three very different businesses.

Along the way up, many investors riding the wave proclaimed to be long-term investors and ready to stomach any volatility. However, over the past three months, shares of all three companies are sitting in the red. Is it time to panic or time to buy more of these industry-changing companies?

In the following video, Motley Fool analysts David Hanson, Morgan Housel, and Matt Koppenheffer discuss the psychological impacts on investors and why “timing” the right time to buy these stocks is extremely difficult.

The relevant part of the video starts at the 6:22 minute mark:

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