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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
PRLB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PRLB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PRLB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 158.54 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.92
PRLB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PRLB: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PRLB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.49  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.92
-1.49
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
PRLB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 38.61 vs. PRLB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PRLB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 26.05
Beneish M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
12.95%
15.83%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 20.72
PRLB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. PRLB: 20.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PRLB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.04  Med: 26.3 Max: 31.45
Current: 20.72
18.04
31.45
Net Margin % 14.33
PRLB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. PRLB: 14.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PRLB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.63  Med: 17.89 Max: 21.63
Current: 14.33
9.63
21.63
ROE % 12.00
PRLB's ROE % is ranked higher than
73% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. PRLB: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PRLB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 17.45 Max: 35.21
Current: 12
12
35.21
ROA % 10.99
PRLB's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. PRLB: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PRLB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.99  Med: 16.81 Max: 35.7
Current: 10.99
10.99
35.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 37.66
PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. PRLB: 37.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PRLB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.09  Med: 65.86 Max: 75.79
Current: 37.66
37.09
75.79
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 21.20
PRLB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PRLB: 21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PRLB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 21.2 Max: 24.9
Current: 21.2
0
24.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 9.40
PRLB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PRLB: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PRLB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.4 Max: 26.9
Current: 9.4
0
26.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 5.80
PRLB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PRLB: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PRLB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.8 Max: 21.8
Current: 5.8
0
21.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-09 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PRLB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mairs and Power 249,294 sh (+14.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 3,300 sh (-44.07%)
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Q2 2016

PRLB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 5,025 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 315,079 sh (+26.39%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2016

PRLB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 30,025 sh (+497.51%)
Mairs and Power 367,599 sh (+16.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2016

PRLB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 50,025 sh (+66.61%)
Mairs and Power 374,044 sh (+1.75%)
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Tools & Accessories    NAICS: 333514    SIC: 3544
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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.

Proto Labs Inc was incorporated in Minnesota in 1999. The Company is a online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer of custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. It utilizes computer numerical control (CNC) machining and injection molding to manufacture custom parts for its customers. The Company serves developers who use 3D CAD software to create digital models representing their custom part designs that are then used to create physical parts for prototyping, functional testing, market evaluation or eventual production. It has established our operations in the United States, Europe and Japan. The Company is subject to government regulation of the Internet and e-commerce is evolving, and unfavorable changes or failure by the Company to comply with these regulations could substantially harm its business and results of operations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 30.69
PRLB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. PRLB: 30.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PRLB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.99  Med: 41.55 Max: 66.79
Current: 30.69
25.99
66.79
PE Ratio without NRI 30.69
PRLB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
65% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 23.05 vs. PRLB: 30.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PRLB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.99  Med: 41.55 Max: 66.79
Current: 30.69
25.99
66.79
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 29.93
PRLB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
68% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. PRLB: 29.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.03  Med: 47.74 Max: 64.33
Current: 29.93
29.03
64.33
PB Ratio 3.42
PRLB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PRLB: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PRLB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.17  Med: 6.39 Max: 11.1
Current: 3.42
3.17
11.1
PS Ratio 4.41
PRLB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PRLB: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PRLB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 7.73 Max: 14.4
Current: 4.41
3.93
14.4
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 31.54
PRLB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
77% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.12 vs. PRLB: 31.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.54  Med: 94.62 Max: 298.35
Current: 31.54
31.54
298.35
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.40
PRLB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
72% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. PRLB: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.03  Med: 31.82 Max: 53.71
Current: 17.4
16.03
53.71
EV-to-EBIT 19.34
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.77 vs. PRLB: 19.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.9  Med: 27.7 Max: 45.5
Current: 19.34
16.9
45.5
EV-to-EBITDA 15.11
PRLB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. PRLB: 15.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 23.4 Max: 39.5
Current: 15.11
13.4
39.5
PEG Ratio 1.72
PRLB's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. PRLB: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PRLB' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.1 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.72
1.48
2.56
Current Ratio 6.74
PRLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. PRLB: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRLB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 5.5 Max: 8.04
Current: 6.74
1.59
8.04
Quick Ratio 6.34
PRLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PRLB: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRLB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 5.15 Max: 7.66
Current: 6.34
1.45
7.66
Days Inventory 27.19
PRLB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 95.55 vs. PRLB: 27.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PRLB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.19  Med: 26.05 Max: 30.81
Current: 27.19
19.19
30.81
Days Sales Outstanding 41.71
PRLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 77.38 vs. PRLB: 41.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRLB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41  Med: 44.06 Max: 49.93
Current: 41.71
41
49.93
Days Payable 31.52
PRLB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
80% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 61.47 vs. PRLB: 31.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRLB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.15  Med: 36.91 Max: 45.39
Current: 31.52
30.15
45.39

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.20
PRLB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. PRLB: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PRLB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: -1.2 Max: 0
Current: -1.2
-3.7
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 17.69
PRLB's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
58% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. PRLB: 17.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.69  Med: 29.91 Max: 35.19
Current: 17.69
17.69
35.19
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 10.59
PRLB's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. PRLB: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.59  Med: 15.96 Max: 20.11
Current: 10.59
10.59
20.11
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.76
PRLB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. PRLB: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.76  Med: 6.24 Max: 8.59
Current: 3.76
3.76
8.59
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.26
PRLB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. PRLB: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 3.36 Max: 4.36
Current: 2.26
2.26
4.36
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.57
PRLB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PRLB: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.57
0.57
1.46
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.13
PRLB's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PRLB: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 2.21 Max: 2.26
Current: 2.13
2.13
2.26
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.27
PRLB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PRLB: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.27  Med: 3.34 Max: 4.47
Current: 2.27
2.27
4.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.20
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. PRLB: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PRLB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.6 Max: 5.9
Current: 5.2
2.2
5.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 15.94
PRLB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. PRLB: 15.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PRLB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.6  Med: 16 Max: 23.9
Current: 15.94
15.6
23.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $298.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.60
Beta1.38
Short Percentage of Float18.29%
52-Week Range $43.10 - 82.06
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.53

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 2.17
EPS without NRI ($) 2.17
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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