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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 177.52
PRLB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1973 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. PRLB: 177.52 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.36   Max: No Debt
Current: 177.52

Equity to Asset 0.90
PRLB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1968 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PRLB: 0.90 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.94   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.9

-0.94
0.92
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 42.67
M-Score: -2.39
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 31.19
PRLB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1981 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. PRLB: 31.19 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.04   Max: 31.45
Current: 31.19

18.04
31.45
Net-margin (%) 21.32
PRLB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1981 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. PRLB: 21.32 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.63   Max: 21.63
Current: 21.32

9.63
21.63
ROE (%) 18.68
PRLB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1968 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.63 vs. PRLB: 18.68 )
PRLB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 19.15   Max: 35.21
Current: 18.68

19.15
35.21
ROA (%) 17.06
PRLB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. PRLB: 17.06 )
PRLB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 17.51   Max: 35.7
Current: 17.06

17.51
35.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 73.24
PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. PRLB: 73.24 )
PRLB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 65.5   Max: 118.93
Current: 73.24

65.5
118.93
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

PRLB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 76,410 sh (+1.73%)
Bill Frels 21,404 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 350,000 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%)
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Q1 2014

PRLB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bill Frels 35,104 sh (+31.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,312 sh (+7.2%)
Chuck Royce 75,110 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ron Baron 585 sh (-99.42%)
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Q2 2014

PRLB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bill Frels 38,904 sh (+10.82%)
Chuck Royce 75,110 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PRLB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$58.6 - $82.64 $ 68.081%0
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Sold Out $58.6 - $82.64 $ 68.081%0
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Reduce -99.42%0.03%$64.72 - $81.75 $ 68.08-8%585
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Reduce -71.43%0.09%$66.38 - $88.1 $ 68.08-12%100000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$66.38 - $88.1 $ 68.08-12%4955
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Reduce -30%0.04%$38.12 - $52.82 $ 68.0854%350000
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 New Buy0.13%$28.49 - $38.24 $ 68.08100%500000
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$29.89 - $39.44 $ 68.08101%0
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 New Buy0.04%$27.25 - $34.49 $ 68.08144%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 higher than
59% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 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 7.50
PRLB's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PRLB: 7.50 )
PRLB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.11   Max: 11.1
Current: 7.5

5.11
11.1
P/S 9.70
PRLB's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PRLB: 9.70 )
PRLB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 14.43
Current: 9.7

4.19
14.43
PFCF 166.00
PRLB's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRLB: 166.00 )
PRLB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 57.45   Max: 1894.5
Current: 166

57.45
1894.5
EV-to-EBIT 29.52
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. PRLB: 29.52 )
PRLB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 20.3   Max: 45.5
Current: 29.52

20.3
45.5
Current Ratio 4.07
PRLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PRLB: 4.07 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 8.88
Current: 4.07

2.23
8.88
Quick Ratio 3.80
PRLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PRLB: 3.80 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 8.43
Current: 3.8

2.04
8.43

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 78.25
PRLB's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
91% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRLB: 78.25 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 13.53   Max: 93.14
Current: 78.25

13.53
93.14
Price/Net Current Asset Value 39.58
PRLB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRLB: 39.58 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 11.1   Max: 47.11
Current: 39.58

11.1
47.11
Price/Tangible Book 8.48
PRLB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. PRLB: 8.48 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 10.09
Current: 8.48

5.3
10.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
PRLB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PRLB: 0.98 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.31
Current: 0.98

0.48
1.31
Price/Graham Number 4.08
PRLB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PRLB: 4.08 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.95   Max: 5.06
Current: 4.08

2.95
5.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.40
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. PRLB: 3.40 )
PRLB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 4.9
Current: 3.4

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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