NYSE:PRLB

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Executive Summary

Proto Labs, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an e-commerce driven digital manufacturer of custom parts for prototyping and short-run production worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.


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Share Price & News

How has Proto Labs's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.5%

NYSE:PRLB

1.2%

US Machinery

0.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-31.3%

NYSE:PRLB

-6.7%

US Machinery

0.3%

US Market

PRLB underperformed the Machinery industry which returned -7.6% over the past year.

PRLB underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -0.5% over the past year.


Share holder returns

PRLBIndustryMarket
7 Day1.5%1.2%0.9%
30 Day-7.9%-7.1%-1.9%
90 Day-6.8%-2.8%1.6%
1 Year-31.3%-31.3%-4.8%-6.7%2.6%0.3%
3 Year67.1%67.1%37.2%28.2%41.0%31.8%
5 Year29.8%29.8%37.3%20.3%55.2%38.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Proto Labs's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Proto Labs undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

2%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Proto Labs's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Proto Labs's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Proto Labs is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Machinery industry average.

Proto Labs is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Proto Labs is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Proto Labs is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Machinery industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Proto Labs expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

9.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Proto Labs's revenue is expected to grow by 10.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Proto Labs's earnings are expected to grow by 9.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Proto Labs's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Proto Labs's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Proto Labs's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Proto Labs will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Proto Labs performed over the past 5 years?

13.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Proto Labs's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

Proto Labs's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (12.6% vs 13.3%)

Proto Labs's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Machinery industry average in the past year (12.6% vs 17.5%).


Return on Equity

Proto Labs has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Proto Labs used its assets more efficiently than the US Machinery industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Proto Labs's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Proto Labs's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Proto Labs is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Proto Labs's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Proto Labs has no debt.

Proto Labs had no debt 5 years ago.

Proto Labs has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Proto Labs has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Proto Labs has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Proto Labs's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Proto Labs's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Proto Labs's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Proto Labs has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Proto Labs's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Proto Labs has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Proto Labs's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of Proto Labs's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Vicki Holt (61yo)

5.5yrs

Tenure

US$3,596,055

Compensation

Ms. Victoria M. Holt, also known as Vicki, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Proto Labs, Inc. since February 6, 2014. Ms. Holt serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Proto L ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Vicki's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Vicki's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

4.7yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Proto Labs management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

3.4yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Proto Labs board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Vicki Holt (61yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.60m
  • Bill Dietrick (63yo)

    Vice President of Global Marketing

    • Tenure: 11.3yrs
  • Rich Baker (51yo)

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.06m
  • John Way (46yo)

    CFO & Executive VP of Development

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.42m
  • David Fein (50yo)

    Chief Revenue Officer

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.13m
  • Jason Frankman

    Controller & Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Renee Conklin

    Vice President of Global Human Resources

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
  • Dan Schumacher

    Director of Investor Relations and FP&A

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Bjoern Klaas (49yo)

    VP, GM and MD of Europe

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs

Board Members

  • Vicki Holt (61yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.60m
  • Sven Wehrwein (68yo)

    Chairman & Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$239.53k
  • Archie Black (57yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$180.63k
  • Donald Krantz (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$175.00k
  • John Goodman (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 18.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$192.81k
  • Rainer Gawlick (51yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 10.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$197.81k
  • Moonhie Chin (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Sujeet Chand (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$184.53k

Company Information

Proto Labs, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Proto Labs, Inc.
  • Ticker: PRLB
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$2.649b
  • Shares outstanding: 26.88m
  • Website: https://www.protolabs.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Proto Labs, Inc.
  • 5540 Pioneer Creek Drive
  • Maple Plain
  • Minnesota
  • 55359
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PRLBNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 2012
PRZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURFeb 2012
0KRRLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDFeb 2012
PRLBWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURFeb 2012

Biography

Proto Labs, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an e-commerce driven digital manufacturer of custom parts for prototyping and short-run production worldwide. It utilizes injection molding, co ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/20 00:28
End of Day Share Price2019/08/19 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.