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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 No Debt
PRLB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 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: 1.36  Med: 200.39 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.92
PRLB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 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: -0.94  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.92
-0.94
0.93
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 33.07
M-Score: -2.37
WACC vs ROIC
5.60%
20.20%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 23.89
PRLB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. PRLB: 23.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PRLB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.04  Med: 27.16 Max: 31.45
Current: 23.89
18.04
31.45
Net-margin (%) 16.80
PRLB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. PRLB: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PRLB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.63  Med: 18.16 Max: 21.63
Current: 16.8
9.63
21.63
ROE (%) 15.00
PRLB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1717 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. PRLB: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PRLB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.68  Med: 18.30 Max: 35.21
Current: 15
15.68
35.21
ROA (%) 13.73
PRLB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. PRLB: 13.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PRLB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.35  Med: 17.51 Max: 35.7
Current: 13.73
14.35
35.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.41
PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.41 vs. PRLB: 48.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRLB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.09  Med: 66.22 Max: 75.79
Current: 48.41
37.09
75.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 24.90
PRLB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PRLB: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRLB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.70 Max: 24.9
Current: 24.9
0
24.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.50
PRLB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1322 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. PRLB: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRLB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.35 Max: 22.5
Current: 22.5
0
22.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.60
PRLB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PRLB: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PRLB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.80 Max: 50.7
Current: 21.6
0
50.7
» PRLB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-23)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

PRLB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Hussman 10,000 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 50,774 sh (-3.84%)
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Q3 2015

PRLB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 77,500 sh (New)
John Hussman 10,000 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 48,444 sh (-4.59%)
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Q4 2015

PRLB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 4,003 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 218,219 sh (+350.46%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Jim Simons 5,900 sh (-92.39%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Tools & Accessories
Compare:NAS:ROLL, TSE:6141, SZSE:300097, TPE:2049, SZSE:002071 » details
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
P/E(ttm) 35.40
PRLB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. PRLB: 35.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PRLB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.6  Med: 43.23 Max: 66.84
Current: 35.4
29.6
66.84
Forward P/E 23.26
PRLB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. PRLB: 23.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 35.40
PRLB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PRLB: 35.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PRLB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.24  Med: 46.31 Max: 72.62
Current: 35.4
31.24
72.62
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 41.21
PRLB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. PRLB: 41.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PRLB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.03  Med: 43.88 Max: 53.9
Current: 41.21
37.03
53.9
P/B 4.74
PRLB's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PRLB: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRLB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 6.58 Max: 11.1
Current: 4.74
4.4
11.1
P/S 5.93
PRLB's P/S is ranked lower than
88% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. PRLB: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRLB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 8.27 Max: 14.4
Current: 5.93
4.45
14.4
PFCF 120.51
PRLB's PFCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.54 vs. PRLB: 120.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRLB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.76  Med: 106.33 Max: 403.09
Current: 120.51
55.76
403.09
POCF 27.33
PRLB's POCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. PRLB: 27.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRLB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.63  Med: 32.60 Max: 53.71
Current: 27.33
18.63
53.71
EV-to-EBIT 23.36
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. PRLB: 23.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.3  Med: 28.70 Max: 45.5
Current: 23.36
20.3
45.5
EV-to-EBITDA 19.17
PRLB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. PRLB: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.8  Med: 24.10 Max: 39.5
Current: 19.17
16.8
39.5
Current Ratio 6.02
PRLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PRLB: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRLB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 5.92 Max: 8.88
Current: 6.02
2.23
8.88
Quick Ratio 5.61
PRLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PRLB: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRLB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 5.57 Max: 8.43
Current: 5.61
2.04
8.43
Days Inventory 24.55
PRLB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1705 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 97.66 vs. PRLB: 24.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PRLB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.19  Med: 25.54 Max: 30.81
Current: 24.55
19.19
30.81
Days Sales Outstanding 47.44
PRLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 78.02 vs. PRLB: 47.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PRLB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41  Med: 45.57 Max: 49.93
Current: 47.44
41
49.93
Days Payable 41.42
PRLB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 61.98 vs. PRLB: 41.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PRLB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.15  Med: 38.37 Max: 45.39
Current: 41.42
30.15
45.39

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 27.94
PRLB's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
76% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.67 vs. PRLB: 27.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PRLB' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.53  Med: 30.48 Max: 94.16
Current: 27.94
13.53
94.16
Price/Net Current Asset Value 14.45
PRLB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. PRLB: 14.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PRLB' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 17.89 Max: 34.57
Current: 14.45
9.8
34.57
Price/Tangible Book 5.24
PRLB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PRLB: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRLB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.23 Max: 10.22
Current: 5.24
5.3
10.22
Price/Projected FCF 4.02
PRLB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PRLB: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRLB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.36  Med: 4.73 Max: 4.98
Current: 4.02
4.36
4.98
Price/Median PS Value 0.71
PRLB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PRLB: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRLB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.71
0.6
1.54
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.57
PRLB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. PRLB: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PRLB' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.95  Med: 1.95 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.57
Price/Graham Number 2.87
PRLB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PRLB: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PRLB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.01  Med: 3.82 Max: 5.09
Current: 2.87
3.01
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.28
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PRLB: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRLB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.50 Max: 4.9
Current: 4.28
2.2
4.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 23.54
PRLB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PRLB: 23.54 )
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: 23.3  Med: 23.30 Max: 23.6
Current: 23.54
23.3
23.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $278.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.76
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float24.35%
52-Week Range $51.61 - 82.06
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.36

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 326 388
EPS ($) 2.14 2.63
EPS without NRI ($) 2.14 2.63
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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