SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
KRANTZ DONALD G

(Last) (First) (Middle)
5540 PIONEER CREEK DRIVE

(Street)
MAPLE PLAIN MN 55359

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Proto Labs Inc [ PRLB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Operating Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/10/2013
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 04/10/2013 M(1) 42,000 A $7.86 43,250 D
Common Stock 04/10/2013 S(1) 29,650 D $50.2814(2) 13,600 D
Common Stock 04/10/2013 S(1) 12,350 D $51.2178(3) 1,250 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $7.86 04/10/2013 M(1) 42,000 (4) 12/21/2020 Common Stock 42,000 $0.00 63,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Transaction effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on February 15, 2013. The transactions reported on this Form 4 conclude the transactions contemplated by the Rule 10b5-1 trading plan.
2. Reflects the weighted average price of 29,650 shares of common stock of Proto Labs, Inc. sold by the reporting person in multiple transactions on April 10, 2013 with sale prices ranging from $50.00 to $50.99 per share. The reporting person undertakes to provide upon request by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staff, the issuer, or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
3. Reflects the weighted average price of 12,350 shares of common stock of Proto Labs, Inc. sold by the reporting person in multiple transactions on April 10, 2013 with sale prices ranging from $51.00 to $51.60 per share. The reporting person undertakes to provide upon request by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staff, the issuer, or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
4. The option vests as to 20% of the shares in five annual installments beginning on December 21, 2011.
Remarks:
/s/ Julie M. Regnier, Attorney-in-Fact for Donald G. Krantz 04/12/2013
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