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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
92% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 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: 218.67 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.90
PRLB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 1837 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. PRLB: 0.90 )
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: 0.9
-1.49
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
PRLB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 37.14 vs. PRLB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PRLB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 31.20
Beneish M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
12.03%
17.13%
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 % 21.16
PRLB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. PRLB: 21.16 )
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: 21.16
18.04
31.45
Net Margin % 14.53
PRLB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. PRLB: 14.53 )
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: 14.53
9.63
21.63
ROE % 11.82
PRLB's ROE % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. PRLB: 11.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PRLB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.82  Med: 17.45 Max: 35.21
Current: 11.82
11.82
35.21
ROA % 10.74
PRLB's ROA % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. PRLB: 10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PRLB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.74  Med: 16.81 Max: 35.7
Current: 10.74
10.74
35.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 39.75
PRLB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1875 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. PRLB: 39.75 )
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: 39.75
37.09
75.79
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 21.20
PRLB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 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
59% of the 1552 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 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 higher than
51% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 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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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2017

PRLB Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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Mairs and Power 412,372 sh (+10.25%)
Chuck Royce 46,025 sh (-8.00%)
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Q2 2017

PRLB Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Chuck Royce 61,603 sh (+33.85%)
Mairs and Power 508,277 sh (+23.26%)
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Q3 2017

PRLB Guru Trades in Q3 2017

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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 an online and technology-enabled manufacturer of on-demand three-dimensional printed, computer numerical control machined and injection-molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production.

Proto Labs Inc is an online and technology-enabled manufacturer of on-demand three-dimensional printed, computer numerical control machined and injection-molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. The company targets its products to the product developers and engineers who use three-dimensional computer-aided design software to design products across a range of end-markets. The Company's manufacturing product lines include injection molding, CNC machining and 3D printing. Business activity of the group is functioned through United States and internationally of which United States region account for major share of revenue.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 52.77
PRLB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 23.05 vs. PRLB: 52.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PRLB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.99  Med: 41.49 Max: 66.79
Current: 52.77
25.99
66.79
PE Ratio without NRI 52.77
PRLB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
76% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. PRLB: 52.77 )
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: 41.49 Max: 66.79
Current: 52.77
25.99
66.79
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 59.36
PRLB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
76% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. PRLB: 59.36 )
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: 47.06 Max: 64.33
Current: 59.36
29.03
64.33
PB Ratio 5.71
PRLB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PRLB: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PRLB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.17  Med: 6.16 Max: 11.1
Current: 5.71
3.17
11.1
PS Ratio 7.63
PRLB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PRLB: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PRLB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 7.29 Max: 14.43
Current: 7.63
3.93
14.43
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 50.17
PRLB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. PRLB: 50.17 )
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  Med: 78.76 Max: 298.35
Current: 50.17
31
298.35
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 32.48
PRLB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
82% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. PRLB: 32.48 )
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: 15.63  Med: 30.71 Max: 53.79
Current: 32.48
15.63
53.79
EV-to-EBIT 33.48
PRLB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. PRLB: 33.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.9  Med: 27.4 Max: 45.5
Current: 33.48
16.9
45.5
EV-to-EBITDA 26.44
PRLB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. PRLB: 26.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PRLB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 22.9 Max: 39.5
Current: 26.44
13.4
39.5
EV-to-Revenue 7.09
PRLB's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
86% of the 1836 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PRLB: 7.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PRLB' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 7.2 Max: 14.2
Current: 7.09
3.6
14.2
PEG Ratio 2.64
PRLB's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PRLB: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PRLB' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.24 Max: 3.44
Current: 2.64
1.48
3.44
Current Ratio 6.57
PRLB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1747 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PRLB: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PRLB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 6.12 Max: 8.88
Current: 6.57
1.59
8.88
Quick Ratio 6.29
PRLB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PRLB: 6.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PRLB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 5.8 Max: 8.43
Current: 6.29
1.45
8.43
Days Inventory 24.42
PRLB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 98.05 vs. PRLB: 24.42 )
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: 24.42
19.19
30.81
Days Sales Outstanding 52.35
PRLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 80.49 vs. PRLB: 52.35 )
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: 52.35
Current: 52.35
41
52.35
Days Payable 33.89
PRLB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 65.99 vs. PRLB: 33.89 )
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: 33.89
30.15
45.39

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.20
PRLB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 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
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 19.72
PRLB's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
60% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. PRLB: 19.72 )
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: 27.28 Max: 94.16
Current: 19.72
13.53
94.16
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 13.13
PRLB's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.37 vs. PRLB: 13.13 )
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: 15.96 Max: 34.57
Current: 13.13
9.8
34.57
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.17
PRLB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. PRLB: 6.17 )
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: 6.51 Max: 10.22
Current: 6.17
3.76
10.22
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.62
PRLB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PRLB: 3.62 )
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: 3.53 Max: 4.95
Current: 3.62
2.23
4.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.05
PRLB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. PRLB: 1.05 )
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: 0.61  Med: 1 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.05
0.61
1.75
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.63
PRLB's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. PRLB: 3.63 )
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: 2.21 Max: 3.65
Current: 3.63
1.91
3.65
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.80
PRLB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PRLB: 3.80 )
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: 5.09
Current: 3.8
2.27
5.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.00
PRLB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1878 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. PRLB: 3.00 )
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
2.2
5.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 15.73
PRLB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. PRLB: 15.73 )
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: 15.7  Med: 16.8 Max: 23.9
Current: 15.73
15.7
23.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $322.67
EPS (TTM) $ 1.75
Beta1.61
Short Percentage of Float21.00%
52-Week Range $48.00 - 92.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.65

Analyst Estimate

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

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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