Proto Labs, Inc. Common stock (PRLB): Price and Financial Metrics

Proto Labs, Inc. Common stock (PRLB): $71.95

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POWR Rating

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  • PRLB scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 78.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PRLB is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • PRLB's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 1.05% of US stocks).

PRLB Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Proto Labs Inc is higher than it is for about merely 11.28% of US stocks.
  • PRLB's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 9.96% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, PRLB is more volatile than 95.78% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Proto Labs Inc are SILK, FLDM, NSPR, VYNE, and LKCO.
  • PRLB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Proto Labs Inc's official web site, go to

PRLB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, PRLB's price/sales ratio is 161.11% higher, now standing at 4.7.
  • Over the past 116 months, PRLB's price/earnings ratio has gone down 20.6.
  • Over the past 116 months, PRLB's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PRLB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PRLB 2021-09-03 4.7 2.5 51.8 41.7
PRLB 2021-09-02 4.7 2.6 52.5 42.2
PRLB 2021-09-01 4.6 2.5 50.9 41.0
PRLB 2021-08-31 4.6 2.5 50.3 40.5
PRLB 2021-08-30 4.5 2.4 49.4 39.7
PRLB 2021-08-27 4.4 2.4 49.1 39.5

PRLB Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 81.54%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -34.66%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 33.57%.
PRLB's revenue has moved up $187,780,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows PRLB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 451.886 74.281 40.903
2021-03-31 435.413 90.984 40.595
2020-12-31 434.395 106.969 50.867
2020-09-30 441.076 114.648 56.474
2020-06-30 451.027 114.581 58.569
2020-03-31 460.384 120.46 62.128

PRLB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PRLB has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 78.8% of graded US stocks.
  • PRLB's asset turnover comes in at 0.539 -- ranking 52nd of 60 Construction Materials stocks.
  • FRTA, RUN, and B are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PRLB.

The table below shows PRLB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.539 0.485 0.120
2021-03-31 0.561 0.494 0.117
2020-12-31 0.610 0.501 0.150
2020-09-30 0.635 0.503 0.175
2020-06-30 0.667 0.503 0.193
2020-03-31 0.694 0.509 0.215

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PRLB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $71.95 52-week high $286.57
Prev. close $71.94 52-week low $63.81
Day low $71.53 Volume 500,192
Day high $73.46 Avg. volume 470,889
50-day MA $71.32 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $109.56 Market Cap 2.00B

Proto Labs, Inc. Common stock (PRLB) Company Bio

Proto Labs manufactures computer numerical control machined, injection molded, and 3D printed custom parts for prototyping and short-run production in the medical, aerospace, computer/electronics, consumer products, industrial machinery, and other markets. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Maple Plain, Minnesota.

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Yahoo | October 14, 2021

Protolabs Sets Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

MAPLE PLAIN, Minn., October 06, 2021--Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) announced today that it will issue its financial results for the Third Quarter of 2021 before the opening of the market on October 28, 2021. Protolabs will host a call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. EDT on the same day. A simultaneous webcast of the call will be available via the investor relations section of the Protolabs website at

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Global Lighthouse Network Recognizes Protolabs as Fourth Industrial Revolution Leader

MINNEAPOLIS, September 27, 2021--Global digital manufacturing company, Protolabs, was inducted into the World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse Network today, recognizing its industry leading efforts to implement Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies at its Plymouth, Minn., injection molding facility.

Yahoo | September 27, 2021

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PRLB Price Returns

1-mo 1.60%
3-mo -16.60%
6-mo -34.56%
1-year -46.75%
3-year -41.40%
5-year 34.39%
YTD -53.10%
2020 51.06%
2019 -9.97%
2018 9.50%
2017 100.58%
2016 -19.38%

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