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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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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NYSE:PRLB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 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: 267.04 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.91
NYSE:PRLB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1805 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 0.91 )
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: 0.91
-0.94
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
NYSE:PRLB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 36.05 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
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 28.98
Beneish M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
10.91%
16.16%
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 % 21.04
NYSE:PRLB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 21.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:PRLB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.04  Med: 26.3 Max: 31.45
Current: 21.04
18.04
31.45
Net Margin % 14.48
NYSE:PRLB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:PRLB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.63  Med: 17.89 Max: 21.63
Current: 14.48
9.63
21.63
ROE % 12.00
NYSE:PRLB's ROE % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:PRLB's ROA % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE: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) % 38.56
NYSE:PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 38.56 )
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: 65.86 Max: 75.79
Current: 38.56
37.09
75.79
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 21.20
NYSE:PRLB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:PRLB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:PRLB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NYSE:PRLB: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Tools & Accessories    NAICS: 333514    SIC: 3544
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Traded in other countries:PRZ.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Proto Labs Inc is a manufacturer of custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. It utilizes computer numerical control (CNC) machining, 3D printing 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.

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Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 39.78
PRLB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 23.16 vs. PRLB: 39.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PRLB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.99  Med: 41.05 Max: 66.79
Current: 39.78
25.99
66.79
PE Ratio without NRI 39.78
PRLB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 23.17 vs. PRLB: 39.78 )
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: 41.05 Max: 66.79
Current: 39.78
25.99
66.79
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 39.28
PRLB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
73% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. PRLB: 39.28 )
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: 47.08 Max: 64.33
Current: 39.28
29.03
64.33
PB Ratio 4.47
PRLB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. PRLB: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PRLB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.17  Med: 6.29 Max: 11.1
Current: 4.47
3.17
11.1
PS Ratio 5.76
PRLB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PRLB: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PRLB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 7.52 Max: 14.43
Current: 5.76
3.93
14.43
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 41.51
PRLB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
83% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.52 vs. PRLB: 41.51 )
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: 31.02  Med: 85.42 Max: 298.35
Current: 41.51
31.02
298.35
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 23.28
PRLB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. PRLB: 23.28 )
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: 16.05  Med: 31.56 Max: 53.79
Current: 23.28
16.05
53.79
EV-to-EBIT 25.38
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 16.97 vs. PRLB: 25.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.9  Med: 27.45 Max: 45.5
Current: 25.38
16.9
45.5
EV-to-EBITDA 19.86
PRLB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. PRLB: 19.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 23.1 Max: 39.5
Current: 19.86
13.4
39.5
PEG Ratio 2.14
PRLB's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PRLB: 2.14 )
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: 2.66
Current: 2.14
1.48
2.66
Current Ratio 6.12
PRLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. PRLB: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRLB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 6.12 Max: 8.88
Current: 6.12
2.23
8.88
Quick Ratio 5.80
PRLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PRLB: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRLB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 5.8 Max: 8.43
Current: 5.8
2.04
8.43
Days Inventory 26.33
PRLB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 98.30 vs. PRLB: 26.33 )
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: 26.33
19.19
30.81
Days Sales Outstanding 46.59
PRLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 80.37 vs. PRLB: 46.59 )
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: 46.59
41
49.93
Days Payable 32.21
PRLB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
80% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 66.65 vs. PRLB: 32.21 )
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: 32.21
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 higher than
53% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 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 22.54
PRLB's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
64% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. PRLB: 22.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
PRLB' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.53  Med: 28.23 Max: 94.16
Current: 22.54
13.53
94.16
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 13.26
PRLB's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. PRLB: 13.26 )
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: 9.8  Med: 16.26 Max: 34.57
Current: 13.26
9.8
34.57
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.86
PRLB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. PRLB: 4.86 )
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: 6.55 Max: 10.22
Current: 4.86
3.76
10.22
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.89
PRLB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PRLB: 2.89 )
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: 2.23  Med: 3.6 Max: 4.95
Current: 2.89
2.23
4.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.76
PRLB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PRLB: 0.76 )
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: 0.59  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.76
0.59
1.7
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.59
PRLB's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. PRLB: 2.59 )
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: 1.91  Med: 2 Max: 2.62
Current: 2.59
1.91
2.62
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.93
PRLB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. PRLB: 2.93 )
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: 3.51 Max: 5.09
Current: 2.93
2.27
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.94
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1867 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. PRLB: 3.94 )
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: 3.94
2.2
5.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.65
PRLB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. PRLB: 16.65 )
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: 16.8 Max: 23.9
Current: 16.65
15.6
23.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $305.65
EPS (TTM) $ 1.66
Beta1.46
Short Percentage of Float24.84%
52-Week Range $43.10 - 68.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.49

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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