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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 155.71
VCRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. VCRA: 155.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VCRA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 183.88 Max: No Debt
Current: 155.71
Equity to Asset 0.63
VCRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. VCRA: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VCRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.63
-1.11
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
VCRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 103.06 vs. VCRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VCRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.29  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.08
M-Score: -2.88
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -8.87
VCRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. VCRA: -8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VCRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.43  Med: -1.64 Max: 4.85
Current: -8.87
-29.43
4.85
Net-margin (%) -8.72
VCRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. VCRA: -8.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VCRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.65  Med: -3.12 Max: 2.87
Current: -8.72
-29.65
2.87
ROE (%) -10.05
VCRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. VCRA: -10.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VCRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.05  Med: -12.2 Max: 4.14
Current: -10.05
-24.05
4.14
ROA (%) -6.49
VCRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. VCRA: -6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VCRA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.01  Med: -5.92 Max: 4.5
Current: -6.49
-17.01
4.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -220.69
VCRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. VCRA: -220.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VCRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -533.48  Med: -92.91 Max: 113.83
Current: -220.69
-533.48
113.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.50
VCRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VCRA: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VCRA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -43.2 Max: -6.5
Current: -6.5
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Jim Simons 857,800 sh (-7.77%)
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VCRA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Vocera Communications Inc, is a provider of secure, integrated, intelligent communication solutions, focused on empowering mobile workers in healthcare, hospitality, energy, and other mission-critical mobile work environments.

Vocera Communications Inc was incorporated in Delaware on February 16, 2000. The Company is a provider of secure, integrated, intelligent communication solutions, focused on empowering mobile workers in healthcare, hospitality, energy, and other mission-critical mobile work environments, in the U.S. and internationally. It helps its healthcare customers improve patient safety and satisfaction, and increase hospital efficiency and productivity through its Communication and Care Experience solutions. The Communication solution, which includes an intelligent enterprise software platform, a lightweight, wearable, voice-controlled communication badge, and smartphone applications, enables users to connect instantly with other staff simply by saying the name, function or group name of the desired recipient. Its Care Experience is a hosted, software solution suite that coordinates and streamlines provider-to-patient and provider-to-provider communication across the continuum of care. The solution is used to provide personalized patient instructions and education, to alert and notify physicians and caregivers of patients' changing care plans or status and to track patient satisfaction prior to, during, and following hospitalization. It also serves other vertical industries, including hospitality, nuclear energy and education. The Company has two operating segments which are both reportable segments; Product, and Service. Its solutions include the Vocera Communication System, Vocera Care Experience suite and its Experience Innovation Network. It uses a direct sales model to call on hospitals and healthcare systems in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Its marketing efforts focus on product management, demand generation, sales support and brand management. The Company competes with Cisco Systems, Ascom and Spectralink.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 178.57
VCRA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
98% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. VCRA: 178.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 4.64
VCRA's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. VCRA: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VCRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 3.23 Max: 8.23
Current: 4.64
1.82
8.23
P/S 4.00
VCRA's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VCRA: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VCRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 3.04 Max: 6.07
Current: 4
0.88
6.07
PFCF 127.50
VCRA's PFCF is ranked lower than
95% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. VCRA: 127.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VCRA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.01  Med: 76.36 Max: 928.33
Current: 127.5
12.01
928.33
POCF 60.33
VCRA's POCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. VCRA: 60.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VCRA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.16  Med: 45.6 Max: 106.57
Current: 60.33
9.16
106.57
Current Ratio 3.03
VCRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. VCRA: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VCRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.4 Max: 4.64
Current: 3.03
0.95
4.64
Quick Ratio 2.94
VCRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. VCRA: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VCRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.34 Max: 4.49
Current: 2.94
0.83
4.49
Days Inventory 27.18
VCRA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.17 vs. VCRA: 27.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VCRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.48  Med: 34.25 Max: 44.73
Current: 27.18
26.48
44.73
Days Sales Outstanding 54.03
VCRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.19 vs. VCRA: 54.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VCRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.03  Med: 72.46 Max: 83.84
Current: 54.03
54.03
83.84
Days Payable 34.80
VCRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
77% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 58.08 vs. VCRA: 34.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VCRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.75  Med: 28.45 Max: 55.17
Current: 34.8
18.75
55.17

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.80
VCRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. VCRA: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VCRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -106.3  Med: -48.9 Max: 0
Current: -2.8
-106.3
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 8.03
VCRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
54% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. VCRA: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VCRA' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 5.3 Max: 13.88
Current: 8.03
2.93
13.88
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.65
VCRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. VCRA: 5.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VCRA' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 3.78 Max: 8.81
Current: 5.65
2.19
8.81
Price/Tangible Book 5.21
VCRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. VCRA: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VCRA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.58 Max: 8.33
Current: 5.21
2.06
8.33
Price/Projected FCF 5.39
VCRA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. VCRA: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VCRA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.05  Med: 4.22 Max: 5.48
Current: 5.39
4.05
5.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
VCRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VCRA: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VCRA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.3
0.32
1.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.88
VCRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VCRA: -2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VCRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.95  Med: 0.4 Max: 1
Current: -2.88
-2.95
1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $120.0
EPS (TTM) $ -0.39
Beta-0.14
Short Percentage of Float8.62%
52-Week Range $10.46 - 20.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.35

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 127 159
EPS ($) 0.04 0.10
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.04 0.10
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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