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PRLB Proto Labs PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current P/E ratio for Proto Labs stock as of Apr 19, 2024 is 48.42. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $0.66 and the stock price of $31.96 per share.

PRLB PE ratio history

How has PRLB's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Proto Labs for the last ten years is 46.95. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 48.42 is 3.1% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, PRLB's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2020 quarter at 80.74, when the price was $153.4 and the EPS was $1.9. The lowest point was recorded in the Mar 2017 quarter, when it reached 30.6 with a price of $51.1 and an EPS of $1.67.


Proto Labs PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 88.42% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -47.44% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 59.03 N/A
2022 N/A N/A
2021 42.44 -47.44%
2020 80.74 88.42%
2019 42.85 7.91%
2018 39.71 -25.2%
2017 53.09 67.48%
2016 31.7 -10.91%
2015 35.58 -14.18%
2014 41.46 -18.45%

PRLB average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of PRLB for the past years

The current PE ratio of PRLB is above its 10-year average, but it is under its 3 and 5-year averages.

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PRLB PE vs peers

What is PRLB's PE ratio compared to its peers

PRLB's PE ratio is above its peer stocks KAI and JBT.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
JBT John Bean Technologies CORP 4.96 $2.87B
AIN Albany International Corp 24.6 $2.73B
KAI Kadant Inc 28.5 $3.31B
PRLB Proto Labs Inc 48.12 $816.93M
DDD 3D Systems Corp N/A $464.35M

Frequently asked questions

What is Proto Labs's PE ratio?

PRLB's price to earnings ratio is 48.42 as of Apr 19, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Proto Labs (PRLB)?

As an average over the last 3 years, PRLB stock has a PE ratio of 51.35.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Proto Labs (PRLB)?

As an average over the last 5 years, PRLB stock has a PE ratio of 52.86.

What is the highest PE ratio for PRLB?

Over the last ten years, the Dec 2020 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 80.74.

How does the current PE ratio for PRLB compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of PRLB is 3.1% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is PRLB's PE ratio calculated (Proto Labs PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Apr 19, 2024), Proto Labs's share price is $31.96. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $0.66. Therefore, Proto Labs's price to earnings ratio for today is 48.42. PE RATIO(48.42) = STOCK PRICE($31.96) / TTM EPS($0.66)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.