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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 : 10/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
NYSE:PRLB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NYSE:PRLB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:PRLB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 218.67 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.92
NYSE:PRLB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE: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
Interest Coverage No Debt
NYSE:PRLB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 37.36 vs. NYSE:PRLB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE: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
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 31.42
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
8.30%
18.38%
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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Operating margin (%) 22.12
NYSE:PRLB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 22.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:PRLB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.04  Med: 27.16 Max: 31.45
Current: 22.12
18.04
31.45
Net-margin (%) 15.82
NYSE:PRLB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 15.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:PRLB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.63  Med: 18.16 Max: 21.63
Current: 15.82
9.63
21.63
ROE (%) 13.97
NYSE:PRLB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:PRLB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.97  Med: 18.3 Max: 35.21
Current: 13.97
13.97
35.21
ROA (%) 12.81
NYSE:PRLB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1811 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:PRLB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.81  Med: 17.51 Max: 35.7
Current: 12.81
12.81
35.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.10
NYSE:PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 43.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:PRLB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.09  Med: 66.22 Max: 75.79
Current: 43.1
37.09
75.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 24.90
NYSE:PRLB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:PRLB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.7 Max: 24.9
Current: 24.9
0
24.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.50
NYSE:PRLB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE: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)(%) 21.80
NYSE:PRLB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:PRLB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.55 Max: 21.8
Current: 21.8
0
21.8
» NYSE:PRLB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-22)


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2016

PRLB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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

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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P/E(ttm) 32.96
PRLB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.61 vs. PRLB: 32.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PRLB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.6  Med: 42.28 Max: 66.79
Current: 32.96
29.6
66.79
Forward P/E 24.10
PRLB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. PRLB: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 32.96
PRLB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.74 vs. PRLB: 32.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PRLB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.6  Med: 42.28 Max: 66.79
Current: 32.96
29.6
66.79
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 38.45
PRLB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.59 vs. PRLB: 38.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PRLB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.63  Med: 49.74 Max: 64.33
Current: 38.45
35.63
64.33
P/B 4.24
PRLB's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 1643 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PRLB: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PRLB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.91  Med: 6.52 Max: 11.1
Current: 4.24
3.91
11.1
P/S 5.21
PRLB's P/S is ranked lower than
85% of the 1753 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PRLB: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PRLB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 8.15 Max: 14.4
Current: 5.21
4.45
14.4
PFCF 93.20
PRLB's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. PRLB: 93.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PRLB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.76  Med: 104.13 Max: 403.09
Current: 93.2
55.76
403.09
POCF 22.42
PRLB's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 10.03 vs. PRLB: 22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PRLB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.63  Med: 32.2 Max: 53.71
Current: 22.42
18.63
53.71
EV-to-EBIT 22.06
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.01 vs. PRLB: 22.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.3  Med: 28.3 Max: 45.5
Current: 22.06
20.3
45.5
EV-to-EBITDA 17.79
PRLB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 1471 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.25 vs. PRLB: 17.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.5  Med: 23.8 Max: 39.5
Current: 17.79
16.5
39.5
Current Ratio 6.27
PRLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. PRLB: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRLB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 6.02 Max: 8.88
Current: 6.27
2.23
8.88
Quick Ratio 5.85
PRLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1651 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PRLB: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRLB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 5.61 Max: 8.43
Current: 5.85
2.04
8.43
Days Inventory 25.36
PRLB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1728 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 97.76 vs. PRLB: 25.36 )
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: 25.36
19.19
30.81
Days Sales Outstanding 43.54
PRLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 80.96 vs. PRLB: 43.54 )
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: 43.54
41
49.93
Days Payable 33.22
PRLB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
77% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 60.79 vs. PRLB: 33.22 )
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: 33.22
30.15
45.39

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
PRLB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. PRLB: -1.80 )
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: -9  Med: -0.9 Max: 0
Current: -1.8
-9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 23.26
PRLB's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
67% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. PRLB: 23.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PRLB' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.53  Med: 30.2 Max: 94.16
Current: 23.26
13.53
94.16
Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.97
PRLB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PRLB: 12.97 )
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: 17.24 Max: 34.57
Current: 12.97
9.8
34.57
Price/Tangible Book 4.67
PRLB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PRLB: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PRLB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.67  Med: 6.97 Max: 10.22
Current: 4.67
4.67
10.22
Price/Projected FCF 3.59
PRLB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PRLB: 3.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PRLB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.59  Med: 4.55 Max: 4.98
Current: 3.59
3.59
4.98
Price/Median PS Value 0.65
PRLB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. PRLB: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PRLB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.65
0.61
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.02
PRLB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. PRLB: 2.02 )
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: 1.94  Med: 1.98 Max: 2.02
Current: 2.02
1.94
2.02
Price/Graham Number 2.63
PRLB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PRLB: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PRLB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 3.64 Max: 5.09
Current: 2.63
2.63
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.53
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. PRLB: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PRLB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.5 Max: 4.9
Current: 4.53
2.2
4.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.55
PRLB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. PRLB: 17.55 )
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: 17.4  Med: 17.6 Max: 23.6
Current: 17.55
17.4
23.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $289.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.73
Beta0.89
Short Percentage of Float21.48%
52-Week Range $50.50 - 82.06
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.42

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 301 365
EPS ($) 1.84 2.37
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.84 2.37
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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