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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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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
VCRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. VCRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VCRA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 172.83 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.57
VCRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. VCRA: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VCRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.57
-2.7
0.74
Interest Coverage No Debt
VCRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 94.10 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
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 5.12
Beneish M-Score: -1.54
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 % -13.28
VCRA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. VCRA: -13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VCRA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.43  Med: -5.97 Max: 4.85
Current: -13.28
-29.43
4.85
Net Margin % -13.52
VCRA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. VCRA: -13.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VCRA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.65  Med: -6.67 Max: 2.87
Current: -13.52
-29.65
2.87
ROE % -16.60
VCRA's ROE % is ranked lower than
82% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. VCRA: -16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VCRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.05  Med: -15.98 Max: 4.14
Current: -16.6
-24.05
4.14
ROA % -10.35
VCRA's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VCRA: -10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VCRA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.01  Med: -6.04 Max: 4.5
Current: -10.35
-17.01
4.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -325.72
VCRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. VCRA: -325.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VCRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -535.5  Med: -163.84 Max: 113.83
Current: -325.72
-535.5
113.83
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.50
VCRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VCRA: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VCRA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -40.7 Max: 4.5
Current: 4.5
0
4.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 14.20
VCRA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. VCRA: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VCRA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.1 Max: 14.8
Current: 14.2
0
14.8
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Q1 2016

VCRA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 930,100 sh (+24.66%)
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Jim Simons 1,056,700 sh (+23.19%)
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Jim Simons 1,088,100 sh (+2.97%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334290    SIC: 3669
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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 PE Ratio 125.00
VCRA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. VCRA: 125.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 5.61
VCRA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. VCRA: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VCRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 3.28 Max: 8.23
Current: 5.61
1.82
8.23
PS Ratio 4.47
VCRA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VCRA: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VCRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 3.08 Max: 6.07
Current: 4.47
0.88
6.07
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 150.57
VCRA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.72 vs. VCRA: 150.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.01  Med: 78.43 Max: 928.33
Current: 150.57
12.01
928.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 74.23
VCRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
97% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.16 vs. VCRA: 74.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.16  Med: 50.26 Max: 106.57
Current: 74.23
9.16
106.57
Current Ratio 1.70
VCRA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. VCRA: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VCRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.37 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.7
0.95
4.19
Quick Ratio 1.63
VCRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. VCRA: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VCRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.31 Max: 4.12
Current: 1.63
0.83
4.12
Days Inventory 28.76
VCRA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.39 vs. VCRA: 28.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VCRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.48  Med: 32.41 Max: 44.73
Current: 28.76
26.48
44.73
Days Sales Outstanding 69.01
VCRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.51 vs. VCRA: 69.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VCRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.49  Med: 70.74 Max: 83.84
Current: 69.01
58.49
83.84
Days Payable 24.03
VCRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.15 vs. VCRA: 24.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VCRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.01  Med: 34.6 Max: 48.16
Current: 24.03
19.01
48.16

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.10
VCRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. VCRA: -3.10 )
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: -3.1 Max: 0
Current: -3.1
-106.3
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 20.22
VCRA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. VCRA: 20.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 3.67 Max: 20.22
Current: 20.22
2.87
20.22
Price-to-Tangible-Book 16.13
VCRA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. VCRA: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 3.49 Max: 16.13
Current: 16.13
2.69
16.13
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 6.57
VCRA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. VCRA: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.72  Med: 5.72 Max: 6.57
Current: 6.57
5.72
6.57
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.45
VCRA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. VCRA: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.45
0.84
1.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -45.70
VCRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VCRA: -45.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VCRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.7  Med: 0.4 Max: 1
Current: -45.7
-45.7
1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $127.7
EPS (TTM) $ -0.64
Beta0.06
Short Percentage of Float5.15%
52-Week Range $10.46 - 22.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.35

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 160 189
EPS ($) 0.17 0.58
EPS without NRI ($) 0.17 0.58
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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