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Proto Labs vice president Robert Bodor sells 21 July 2017


Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) Vice President Robert Bodor sold 3,259 shares worth $US234,711 on July 19. The selling price was $US72.02.

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Robert Bodor (Reported Selling; trailing 12 months)
MonthNo. of SharesPrice, USDValue, USD
July 21, 20173,25972.02234,711
June 12, 20174,00066.01264,033

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Source: SEC


+ Proto Labs Inc. is placed 918/2,583 in the BSS News Bites ranking of NYSE performers in the past year, a percentile ranking of 64.

1.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

PRLBRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE

1.2 MCap History:

PRLBShare Price (USD)Market Capitalisation (USD)
Last70.11.9 billion
1 Year ago58.821.5 billion
2 Years ago68.861.8 billion
3 Years ago81.122.1 billion
4 Years ago64.141.6 billion
5 Years ago35.17841.2 million

1.3 Growth

5-years average annualized earnings growth rate of 19.2%

+ Earnings per share growth rate has shown signs of deterioration in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

YearRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthEBITDA Growth
Dec 1613.5-9-5.4
Dec 1526.410.6-5.3
Dec 1428.317.621.2
Dec 1329.738.844.1
Dec 1227.546.332.3

1.4 Revenue and Net Profit

DescriptionAnnual ($US M)3 years Avg ($US M)3 years CAGR %
Total Revenue300.5258.322.3
Operating Profit64.264.27.6
Net Profit42.743.66.6

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

1.5 Performance (All figures in %)

A 5-year track record of positive earnings

DescriptionAnnual3 years Avg
Operating Profit Margin21.525.4
Net Profit Margin14.317.3
Return on Equity11.213.7
Return on Assets10.312.6
Return on Capital Employed16.419.8

1.6 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP2001.26In Top 6%
Price/MAP501.06In Top Quartile
Return on Assets [ROA] %10.3In Top Quartile
Return on Capital Employed [ROCE] %16.4In Top Quartile

1.7 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past

S&P 500 Index1,0111,0221,138

1.8 Trailing Price Change %

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
Industrial sector2.157.2526.24
S&P 500 Index1.415.1614.07

1.9 Creation of shareholder value:

Since appointment as Vice President: The present value of USD1,000 invested on the appointment date of January 12, 2015 at close price of $US61.92 is $US1,132, for a capital gain of $US132.

1.10 Market Position

Proto Labs Inc. (NYSE:PRLB), NYSE's 23rd largest Industrial company by market cap, jumped $US19.25 (or 37.5%) year to date in 2017 to close at $US70.60. The stock has a 6-month USD relative strength of 86 which means in USD terms it is outperforming 86% of its 47,489 global peers. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which has risen 10.5% YTD, this is a relative price increase of 27%. The average daily volume of 207,969 shares so far in 2017 was 0.6 times the average daily volume in 2016. In 2017 the market cap has jumped $US513.9 million.

1.11 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,489 stocks]

MCap (US$)1.9B5,342Top
Total Assets (US$)414.2M14,171Second
Revenue (US$)300.5M12,003Second
Net Profit (US$)42.7M7,769Top
Return on Equity %11.211,046Top
Net Profit Margin %14.37,898Top
Price to Book5.326,058Third
Price Earnings41.816,206Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$1,18915,457Second
US$ Change (1Year) %15.616,890Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)866,488Top


Victoria M. Holt, Chief Executive Officer & President & Director

Lawrence J. Lukis, Chairman

John A. Way, Chief Financial Officer

Sven A. Wehrwein, Director

Rainer Gawlick, Director

Archie C. Black, Director

Doug Kohrs, Director

Brian K. Smith, Director

Goodman John B, Independent Director

Donald G. Krantz, Executive Vice President

John B. Tumelty, Vice President

Robert Bodor, Vice President


Proto Labs, low volume manufacturer of custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. The Company utilizes computer numerical control, machining and injection molding to manufacture custom parts for their customers. Proto Labs targets their services to product developers who use three-dimensional computer-aided design to develop products across a diverse range of end-markets


03 July 2017

Lawrence J. Lukis starts fifth year as Proto Labs Chairman

Lawrence J. Lukis was appointed Chairman of Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) four years ago on July 03, 2013. The shares were up from $US65.0 to $US67.2 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 0.9%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,035, a gain of $US35.

22 May 2017

Proto Labs director Goodman John B awarded shares

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) director Goodman John B, was awarded 1,586 shares worth $US99,997 on May 18.

22 May 2017

Proto Labs director Sven A. Wehrwein awarded shares

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) director Sven A. Wehrwein, was awarded 1,586 shares worth $US99,997 on May 18.

22 May 2017

Proto Labs director Archie C. Black awarded shares

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) director Archie C. Black, was awarded 1,586 shares worth $US99,997 on May 18.

22 May 2017

Proto Labs executive vice president and technology officer Donald G. Krantz awarded shares

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) executive vice president and technology officer Donald G. Krantz, was awarded 1,586 shares worth $US99,997 on May 18.

13 May 2017

Rainer Gawlick - Proto Labs updates director's profile

Proto Labs recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Rainer Gawlick (49), Director is shown below.Dr. Gawlick has served as a director of our company since September 2008 and serves as a member of the audit committee and as the chair of the compensation committee. Dr. Gawlick is also a director at Newforma and Operating Affiliate at Vector Capital. Previously Dr. Gawlick was President of Perfecto Mobile, Ltd., a leader in mobile testing. Prior to that he was with IntraLinks, Inc. where he was Executive Vice President of Global Sales. IntraLinks, Inc. is a computer software company providing virtual data rooms and other content management services. From August 2008 to April 2012, Dr. Gawlick served as Chief Marketing Officer of Sophos Ltd, a computer security company providing endpoint, network and data protection software. From April 2005 to August 2008, Dr. Gawlick served as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Strategy at SolidWorks Corp., a CAD software company. He also has held a variety of executive positions in other technology businesses and was a consultant with McKinsey & Company.Dr. Gawlick has extensive sales, marketing and product-management experience in the technology industry. Dr. Gawlick offers expertise in building brand awareness, managing marketing on a global scale and developing growth strategies, which enables him to counsel our company on its global expansion.

13 May 2017

Victoria M. Holt - Proto Labs updates CEO, director and president's profile

Proto Labs recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Victoria M. Holt (59), CEO, Director and President is shown below.Ms. Holt has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2014. Prior to joining us, Ms. Holt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Spartech Corporation, a leading producer of plastic sheet, compounds and packaging products, from September 2010 until Spartech was purchased by PolyOne Corporation in March 2013. Prior to Spartech, Ms. Holt worked at PPG Industries, a leading coatings and specialty products company, serving as Senior Vice President, Glass and Fiber Glass, from May 2005 until September 2010. Ms. Holt also is a member of the board of directors of Waste Management, Inc., and she served as a director of Spartech while she was Chief Executive Officer.Ms. Holt's leadership, strategic planning, operational and international experience provide valuable insights to our board of directors. As Chief Executive Officer, she also is responsible for determining our strategy, articulating priorities and managing our continued growth.


12 June 2017

Proto Labs vice president Robert Bodor sells

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) Vice President Robert Bodor sold 4,000 shares worth $US264,033 on June 08. The selling price was $US66.01.

22 May 2017

Proto Labs director Rainer Gawlick sells

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) Director Rainer Gawlick sold 833 shares worth $US53,354 on May 22. The selling price was $US64.05. The shares hit a seven-day high on the day.