Proto Labs Company Profile (NYSE:PRLB)

About Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)

Proto Labs logoProto Labs, Inc. is an e-commerce driven digital manufacturer of on-demand three dimensional (3D) printed, computer numerical control (CNC) machined and injection-molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. The Company's geographic segments include the United States, Europe and Japan. The Company targets its products to the product developers and engineers who use 3D computer-aided design (3D CAD) software to design products across a range of end markets. Its product lines include Injection Molding, CNC Machining and 3D Printing. Its Injection Molding product line is used for prototype, on-demand and short-run production. Its CNC Machining product line uses commercially available CNC machines to cut plastic or metal blocks into one or more custom parts based on the 3D CAD model uploaded by the product developer or engineer. Its 3D Printing product line includes stereolithography (SL), selective laser sintering (SLS) and direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) processes.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:PRLB
  • CUSIP: 74371310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.15 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 26,613,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $75.91
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $67.16
  • 52 Week Range: $43.10 - $82.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 46.904
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.77
  • P/E Growth: 1.940
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $312.73 million
  • Price / Sales: 6.87
  • Book Value: $15.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.22
  • EBITDA: $85.3 million
  • Net Margins: 14.59%
  • Return on Equity: 11.75%
  • Return on Assets: 10.71%
  • Current Ratio: 6.60%
  • Quick Ratio: 6.30%
  • Average Volume: 147,161 shs.
  • Beta: 0.99
  • Short Ratio: 31.49

Frequently Asked Questions for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)

What is Proto Labs' stock symbol?

Proto Labs trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PRLB."

How will Proto Labs' stock buyback program work?

Proto Labs declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Monday, April 10th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Proto Labs' earnings last quarter?

Proto Labs, Inc. (NYSE:PRLB) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.06. The company earned $82.04 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $80.49 million. Proto Labs had a return on equity of 11.75% and a net margin of 14.59%. Proto Labs's revenue for the quarter was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.45 earnings per share. View Proto Labs' Earnings History.

When will Proto Labs make its next earnings announcement?

Proto Labs is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Proto Labs.

Where is Proto Labs' stock going? Where will Proto Labs' stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Proto Labs' stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Proto Labs' share price to reach $56.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Proto Labs.

Who are some of Proto Labs' key competitors?

Who are Proto Labs' key executives?

Proto Labs' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Sven A. Wehrwein CPA, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Victoria M. Holt, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John A. Way, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Development
  • Arthur R. Baker III, Chief Technology Officer
  • John B. Tumelty, Vice President, Managing Director – Europe, Middle East and Africa, General Manager
  • Robert Bodor, Vice President, General Manager - Americas
  • David M. Fein, Chief Revenue Officer
  • Archie C. Black, Independent Director
  • Sujeet Chand, Independent Director
  • Rainer Gawlick, Independent Director

How do I buy Proto Labs stock?

Shares of Proto Labs can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Proto Labs' stock price today?

One share of Proto Labs stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.70.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Proto Labs (NYSE PRLB)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  151 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  174 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  325
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Proto Labs and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $56.00 (30.61% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Price Target History for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Analysts' Ratings History for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/28/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$67.00LowView Rating Details
6/27/2017Dougherty & CoUpgradeSell -> NeutralHighView Rating Details
10/28/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/6/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/5/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$68.00N/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Earnings by Quarter for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Proto Labs (NYSE PRLB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.52N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.43$0.49$80.49 million$82.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.40$0.51$75.05 million$80.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.39$0.41$72.41 million$72.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.39$0.45$29.97 million$78.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.48$0.45$77.20 million$75.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.46$0.44$74.30 million$72.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.47$0.50$71.95 million$73.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.53$0.52$67.04 million$67.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.48$0.50$62.62 million$64.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.45$0.45$58.20 million$58.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.42$0.43$54.55 million$56.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.47$0.44$55.50 million$54.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.42$0.45$51.43 million$52.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.39$0.39$46.72 million$46.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.36$0.39$41.68 million$44.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.36$0.37$41.70 million$42.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.35$0.36$40.25 million$39.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.32$0.35$36.88 million$37.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.26$0.31$32.66 million$33.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.23$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.20$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.21$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.39 EPS


Dividend History for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.78%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/27/2017Robert BodorVPSell741$73.84$54,715.44View SEC Filing  
7/19/2017Robert BodorVPSell3,259$72.02$234,713.18View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Rainer GawlickDirectorSell833$64.05$53,353.65View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017John B TumeltyDirectorSell11,896$61.72$734,221.12View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017John B TumeltyVPSell862$56.78$48,944.36View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Victoria M HoltInsiderSell2,025$56.80$115,020.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Arthur R Baker IIIInsiderBuy3,000$55.00$165,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Rainer GawlickDirectorSell357$61.20$21,848.40View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Rainer GawlickDirectorSell4,000$80.00$320,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell19,844$77.66$1,541,085.04View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016John B TumeltyDirectorSell21,000$77.51$1,627,710.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016John B GoodmanDirectorSell1,000$73.56$73,560.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell313$63.52$19,881.76View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016John B TumeltyDirectorSell410$63.94$26,215.40View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015John B TumeltyDirectorSell9,400$73.83$694,002.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell30,000$74.75$2,242,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015John B GoodmanDirectorSell500$67.50$33,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/16/2015Donald G KrantzVPSell1,195$79.00$94,405.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2015Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell2,000$77.80$155,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015John B TumeltyDirectorSell21,000$75.07$1,576,470.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014John B GoodmanDirectorSell1,000$70.20$70,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014John B GoodmanDirectorSell2,000$68.35$136,700.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014John R JuddCFOSell75,000$80.84$6,063,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell14,000$88.98$1,245,720.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014John B GoodmanDirectorSell3,000$82.91$248,730.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014Rainer GawlickDirectorSell1,000$80.42$80,420.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014John GoodmanDirectorSell6,762$71.16$481,183.92View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Lawrence LukisChairmanSell1,000,000$76.00$76,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Victoria HoltCEOBuy3,200$78.64$251,648.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Robert BodorCTOSell4,000$80.37$321,480.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014John TumeltyInsiderSell4,464$73.02$325,961.28View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013John TumeltyInsiderSell1,750$77.00$134,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Jacqueline SchneiderVPSell2,000$88.90$177,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Bradley ClevelandCEOSell134,564$81.97$11,030,211.08View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Bradley ClevelandCEOSell93,250$86.20$8,038,150.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013John B GoodmanDirectorSell2,000$83.88$167,760.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013John R JuddCFOSell50,000$76.96$3,848,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell2,000$83.90$167,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013John B TumeltyInsiderSell1,750$83.09$145,407.50View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Jacqueline SchneiderVPSell2,000$78.92$157,840.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013John TumeltyInsiderSell1,750$78.00$136,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Rainer GawlickDirectorSell17,500$77.71$1,359,925.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Bradley A ClevelandCEOSell95,000$74.30$7,058,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell2,000$73.90$147,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Brian K SmithDirectorSell10,177$74.85$761,748.45View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Margaret LoftusDirectorSell10,000$71.97$719,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013John TumeltyInsiderSell1,750$68.43$119,752.50View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Brian SmithDirectorSell40,000$68.48$2,739,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Lawrence LukisChairmanSell1,000,000$65.57$65,570,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013John B GoodmanDirectorSell2,000$63.79$127,580.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013John JuddCFOSell50,000$63.77$3,188,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013John B TumeltyInsiderSell1,750$64.00$112,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2013John B TumeltyInsiderSell10,500$64.69$679,245.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Rainer GawlickDirectorSell2,000$65.80$131,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Margaret A LoftusDirectorSell10,000$53.83$538,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Rainer GawlickDirectorSell2,000$53.40$106,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell7,000$57.80$404,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2013Brian K SmithDirectorSell64,000$50.50$3,232,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013John B GoodmanDirectorSell2,000$50.60$101,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2013Bradley A ClevelandCEOSell5,000$50.52$252,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2013Donald G KrantzCOOSell42,000$50.56$2,123,520.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2013William M DietrickVPSell32,000$42.30$1,353,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Donald G KrantzCOOSell5,000$36.45$182,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Donald G KrantzCOOSell2,490$35.06$87,299.40View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012Bradley A ClevelandCEOSell29,000$34.22$992,380.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Bradley A ClevelandCEOSell9,000$33.56$302,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2012Jacqueline D SchneiderVPSell8,250$34.00$280,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2012Mark R KubicekEVPSell5,000$34.00$170,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Mark R KubicekEVPSell50,000$30.78$1,539,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Margaret A LoftusDirectorSell45,000$30.71$1,381,950.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Bradley A ClevelandCEOSell4,500$31.01$139,545.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Brian K SmithDirectorSell20,000$32.25$645,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
Latest Headlines for Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB)
DateHeadline logoThis 3D Printing Stock Is Up 57% in 2017, as Its Q3 Earnings Release Date Approaches - October 17 at 4:14 PM logoComfort Systems USA (FIX) & Proto Labs (PRLB) Head to Head Contrast - October 12 at 10:32 PM logoProto Labs, Inc. (PRLB) Downgraded to "Buy" at BidaskClub - October 7 at 9:22 PM logoWhy 3D Printing Stock Proto Labs Jumped Nearly 12% in September - October 6 at 9:16 AM logoProto Labs Sets Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results - October 5 at 5:28 PM logoETFs with exposure to Proto Labs, Inc. : October 2, 2017 - October 3 at 11:04 AM logoProto Labs, Inc. (PRLB) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $85.53 Million - October 3 at 1:34 AM logoAnalyzing Crane (CR) and Proto Labs (PRLB) - September 22 at 4:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Proto Labs, Inc. : September 19, 2017 - September 20 at 7:54 AM logoProto Labs (PRLB) versus Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (PKOH) Head to Head Review - September 19 at 12:38 PM logoProto Labs, Inc. :PRLB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 18, 2017 - September 19 at 6:45 AM logo$85.53 Million in Sales Expected for Proto Labs, Inc. (PRLB) This Quarter - September 15 at 7:55 AM logoComparing CLARCOR (CLC) & Proto Labs (PRLB) - September 9 at 2:08 PM logo3D Printing Equities And Industry Overview - September 7 at 4:36 PM logoSisyphus Kinetic Art Tables Continue to ‘Draw’ Demand - August 30 at 8:11 AM logoProto Labs, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:PRLB) : August 29, 2017 - August 29 at 6:50 AM logoProto Labs, Inc. (PRLB) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $85.53 Million - August 27 at 7:36 AM logoProto Labs, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PRLB-US : August 21, 2017 - August 22 at 5:50 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Proto Labs Inc. - August 13 at 4:00 AM logoProto Labs Expands 3D Printing Service with HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Technology - August 9 at 6:34 AM logoProto Labs Expands 3D Printing Service with HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Technology - August 9 at 6:34 AM logoProto Labs, Inc. (PRLB) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.46 Per Share - August 7 at 10:34 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Stanley Black & Decker's Quarterly Revenue Jumped 10%; Adjusted EPS Rose 9.2% - August 1 at 3:40 AM logoProto Labs, Inc. (NYSE:PRLB) VP Sells $54,715.44 in Stock - July 31 at 7:45 PM logoProto Labs' (NYSE:PRLB) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies - July 30 at 2:09 PM logoProto Labs, Inc. (NYSE:PRLB) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS - July 29 at 9:32 PM logoProto Labs Posts Solid Earnings, Driven by 3D Printing and CNC Machining - July 28 at 9:21 AM logoProto Labs (PRLB) Tops Q2 Earnings and Revenues - July 28 at 6:57 AM logoInvestor Network: Proto Labs, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 28 at 6:57 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRLB earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 12:30pm GMT - July 28 at 6:57 AM logoProto Labs Reports Record Revenue for the Second Quarter 2017 - July 27 at 6:34 AM logoProto Labs beats 2Q profit forecasts - July 27 at 6:34 AM logoProto Labs (PRLB) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in Store? - July 26 at 6:32 AM logo3D Printing News: Proto Labs Has a Lot to Prove on Thursday When It Reports Q2 Earnings - July 24 at 4:09 PM logoProto Labs, Inc. (PRLB) VP Robert Bodor Sells 3,259 Shares - July 21 at 7:31 PM logo$80.11 Million in Sales Expected for Proto Labs, Inc. (PRLB) This Quarter - July 20 at 1:46 PM logoProto Labs, Inc. (NYSE:PRLB) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.43 Per Share - July 18 at 10:48 AM logoProto Labs Launches On-Demand Manufacturing for Molded Production Parts, Opens Metrology Lab for Digital Inspections - July 18 at 7:32 AM logoProto Labs Sets Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 7 at 8:17 AM logoETFs with exposure to Proto Labs, Inc. : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 9:44 AM logoProto Labs (PRLB) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue? - Nasdaq - May 12 at 8:13 AM logoProto Labs (PRLB) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 28 at 12:48 AM logoProto Labs (PRLB) Beats Q1 Earnings and Revenues - Nasdaq - April 27 at 7:48 PM logoProto Labs (PRLB) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in Store? - April 25 at 6:27 PM logoCommit To Buy Proto Labs At $40, Earn 7.9% Annualized Using Options - March 28 at 9:39 AM logo[$$] VC Focus: Early Bet on 3-D Printing Lifts Hopes for Manufacturing Startups - March 28 at 9:39 AM logoProto Labs founder Larry Lukis announces retirement - March 3 at 7:21 PM logoPROTO LABS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 22 at 7:30 PM logoPROTO LABS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 17 at 8:08 PM logoProto Labs (PRLB) Beats Q4 Earnings, Revenues In Line - Nasdaq - February 11 at 7:23 PM



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