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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 218.67
PRLB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 1900 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. PRLB: 218.67 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 218.67
Current: 218.67

0.48
218.67
Equity to Asset 0.92
PRLB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
99% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PRLB: 0.92 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.49   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.92

-1.49
0.92
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 53.79
M-Score: -2.40
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 31.45
PRLB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. PRLB: 31.45 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.04   Max: 31.45
Current: 31.45

18.04
31.45
Net-margin (%) 21.63
PRLB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. PRLB: 21.63 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.63   Max: 21.63
Current: 21.63

9.63
21.63
ROE (%) 16.67
PRLB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. PRLB: 16.67 )
PRLB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.33   Max: 16.67
Current: 16.67

15.33
16.67
ROA (%) 15.33
PRLB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1895 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. PRLB: 15.33 )
PRLB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 13.91   Max: 28.84
Current: 15.33

13.91
28.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 70.22
PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1891 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. PRLB: 70.22 )
PRLB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 37.09   Max: 70.22
Current: 70.22

37.09
70.22
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PRLB Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 5,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 116,000 sh (+101.04%)
Bill Frels 30,500 sh (+51.93%)
Chuck Royce 75,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Ron Baron 350,000 sh (-30%)
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Q2 2013

PRLB Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Caxton Associates 10,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,294 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 75,110 sh (+0.15%)
Ron Baron 350,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Bill Frels 21,404 sh (-29.82%)
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Q3 2013

PRLB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 76,410 sh (+1.73%)
Ron Baron 350,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 21,404 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen 3,770 sh (-12.2%)
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Q4 2013

PRLB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 4,955 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 9,783 sh (+159.5%)
Bill Frels 26,704 sh (+24.76%)
Chuck Royce 75,110 sh (-1.7%)
Ron Baron 100,000 sh (-71.43%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PRLB

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Reduce -71.43%0.09%$66.38 - $88.1 $ 61.07-21%100000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$66.38 - $88.1 $ 61.07-21%4955
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Reduce -30%0.04%$38.12 - $52.82 $ 61.0738%350000
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 New Buy0.13%$28.49 - $38.24 $ 61.0780%500000
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$29.89 - $39.44 $ 61.0780%0
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 New Buy0.04%$27.25 - $34.49 $ 61.07119%175000
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 45.90
PRLB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. PRLB: 45.90 )
PRLB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 36.32   Max: 66.84
Current: 45.9

36.32
66.84
P/B 7.49
PRLB's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PRLB: 7.49 )
PRLB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.11   Max: 11.1
Current: 7.49

5.11
11.1
P/S 9.88
PRLB's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. PRLB: 9.88 )
PRLB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 14.43
Current: 9.88

4.19
14.43
PFCF 54.14
PRLB's PFCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.91 vs. PRLB: 54.14 )
PRLB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 54.14   Max: 1894.5
Current: 54.14

54.14
1894.5
EV-to-EBIT 29.91
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. PRLB: 29.91 )
PRLB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 20.3   Max: 45.5
Current: 29.91

20.3
45.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 26.05
PRLB's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
64% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. PRLB: 26.05 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 21.31   Max: 29.78
Current: 26.05

21.31
29.78
Price/Net Current Asset Value 19.95
PRLB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PRLB: 19.95 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 15.9   Max: 22.81
Current: 19.95

15.9
22.81
Price/Tangible Book 7.50
PRLB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PRLB: 7.50 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.24   Max: 8.57
Current: 7.5

6.24
8.57
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
PRLB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1775 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PRLB: 1.09 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.25
Current: 1.09

0.85
1.25
Price/Graham Number 3.87
PRLB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PRLB: 3.87 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.36   Max: 4.42
Current: 3.87

3.36
4.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PRLB: 3.30 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 4.9
Current: 3.3

2.2
4.9

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Tools & Accessories
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Traded in other countries:PRZ.Germany
Proto Labs Inc is a manufacturer of custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. It utilizes computer numerical control (CNC) machining and injection molding to manufacture custom parts.

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