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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 859.03
PRLB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. PRLB: 859.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 166.88 Max: N/A
Current: 859.03
Equity to Asset 0.91
PRLB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PRLB: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.94  Med: 0.90 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.91
-0.94
0.92
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 42.26
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
3.78%
22.99%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 27.89
PRLB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. PRLB: 27.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.04  Med: 27.45 Max: 31.45
Current: 27.89
18.04
31.45
Net-margin (%) 18.91
PRLB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. PRLB: 18.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 9.63  Med: 18.62 Max: 21.63
Current: 18.91
9.63
21.63
ROE (%) 16.65
PRLB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. PRLB: 16.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 17.45  Med: 19.15 Max: 35.21
Current: 16.65
17.45
35.21
ROA (%) 15.19
PRLB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. PRLB: 15.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 16.08  Med: 20.44 Max: 35.7
Current: 15.19
16.08
35.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 60.72
PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.99 vs. PRLB: 60.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 65.5  Med: 75.50 Max: 118.93
Current: 60.72
65.5
118.93
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

PRLB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Bill Frels 39,547 sh (+1.65%)
Chuck Royce 75,110 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

PRLB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bill Frels 50,124 sh (+26.75%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2015

PRLB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Bill Frels 52,804 sh (+5.35%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 42.50
PRLB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. PRLB: 42.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 36.32  Med: 48.78 Max: 66.84
Current: 42.5
36.32
66.84
Forward P/E 27.32
PRLB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. PRLB: 27.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 42.50
PRLB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. PRLB: 42.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 36.29  Med: 48.81 Max: 66.79
Current: 42.5
36.29
66.79
P/B 6.39
PRLB's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PRLB: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRLB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.11  Med: 6.91 Max: 11.1
Current: 6.39
5.11
11.1
P/S 8.06
PRLB's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PRLB: 8.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRLB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.07  Med: 8.85 Max: 14.43
Current: 8.06
4.07
14.43
PFCF 102.07
PRLB's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. PRLB: 102.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRLB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 57.45  Med: 104.23 Max: 1815.5
Current: 102.07
57.45
1815.5
POCF 31.23
PRLB's POCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. PRLB: 31.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRLB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 17.51  Med: 33.21 Max: 54.28
Current: 31.23
17.51
54.28
EV-to-EBIT 27.31
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.69 vs. PRLB: 27.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRLB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 20.3  Med: 29.40 Max: 45.5
Current: 27.31
20.3
45.5
Current Ratio 5.38
PRLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. PRLB: 5.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.23  Med: 6.18 Max: 8.88
Current: 5.38
2.23
8.88
Quick Ratio 5.10
PRLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PRLB: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.04  Med: 5.85 Max: 8.43
Current: 5.1
2.04
8.43
Days Inventory 24.54
PRLB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 92.24 vs. PRLB: 24.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 19.19  Med: 25.54 Max: 30.81
Current: 24.54
19.19
30.81
Days Sales Outstanding 46.65
PRLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 76.80 vs. PRLB: 46.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41  Med: 44.06 Max: 47.08
Current: 46.65
41
47.08

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 31.96
PRLB's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
79% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. PRLB: 31.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 13.53  Med: 30.48 Max: 94.16
Current: 31.96
13.53
94.16
Price/Net Current Asset Value 18.69
PRLB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. PRLB: 18.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 9.8  Med: 19.50 Max: 34.57
Current: 18.69
9.8
34.57
Price/Tangible Book 7.24
PRLB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. PRLB: 7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.45 Max: 10.23
Current: 7.24
5.3
10.23
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
PRLB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PRLB: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.91
0.51
1.45
Price/Graham Number 3.68
PRLB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. PRLB: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.95  Med: 3.79 Max: 5.06
Current: 3.68
2.95
5.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.70
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PRLB: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRLB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.40 Max: 4.9
Current: 3.7
2.2
4.9

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Tools & Accessories
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Traded in other countries:PRZ.Germany,
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.
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