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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 241.81
VCRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. VCRA: 241.81 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 601.46
Current: 241.81

1.6
601.46
Equity to Asset 0.73
VCRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. VCRA: 0.73 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.73

-2.7
0.74
Interest Coverage No Debt
VCRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 123.29 vs. VCRA: No Debt )
VCRA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 16.29   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

16.29
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 5.48
M-Score: -2.67
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 (%) -10.30
VCRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. VCRA: -10.30 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.3   Max: 4.85
Current: -10.3

-10.3
4.85
Net-margin (%) -10.21
VCRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. VCRA: -10.21 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.21   Max: 2.87
Current: -10.21

-10.21
2.87
ROE (%) -8.33
VCRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. VCRA: -8.33 )
VCRA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.33   Max: 2.35
Current: -8.33

-8.33
2.35
ROA (%) -6.05
VCRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. VCRA: -6.05 )
VCRA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.05   Max: 3.57
Current: -6.05

-6.05
3.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -196.83
VCRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. VCRA: -196.83 )
VCRA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -196.83   Max: 134.84
Current: -196.83

-196.83
134.84
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

VCRA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 2,200 sh (New)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Q2 2013

VCRA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 4,411 sh (+100.5%)
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Q3 2013

VCRA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 151,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 301 sh (-93.18%)
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Q4 2013

VCRA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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P/B 2.90
VCRA's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. VCRA: 2.90 )
VCRA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 8.23
Current: 2.9

2.39
8.23
P/S 3.70
VCRA's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. VCRA: 3.70 )
VCRA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 6.51
Current: 3.7

0.89
6.51
EV-to-EBIT 500.00
VCRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.94 vs. VCRA: 500.00 )
VCRA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 101.4   Max: 1052.9
Current: 500

101.4
1052.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.80
VCRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
78% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. VCRA: 4.80 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.85   Max: 7.3
Current: 4.8

4.85
7.3
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.80
VCRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. VCRA: 3.80 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 6
Current: 3.8

3.84
6
Price/Tangible Book 3.20
VCRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. VCRA: 3.20 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.28   Max: 5.27
Current: 3.2

3.28
5.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
VCRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VCRA: 1.00 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 1.05
Current: 1

0.75
1.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
VCRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
76% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. VCRA: 0.20 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1
Current: 0.2

0.1
1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Vocera Communications Inc was incorporated in Delaware in February 2000. It is a provider of mobile communication solutions focused on addressing critical communication challenges facing hospitals today. It helps its customers improve patient safety and satisfaction, and increase hospital efficiency and productivity through its Voice Communication solutions and new Messaging and Care Transition solutions. Its Voice Communication solution, which includes a lightweight, wearable, voice-controlled communication badge and a software platform, enables users to connect instantly with other hospital staff simply by saying the name, function or group name of the desired recipient. Its Messaging solution securely delivers text messages and alerts directly to and from smartphones, replacing legacy pagers. Its Care Transition solution is a hosted voice and text based software application that captures, manages and monitors patient information when responsibility for the patient is transferred or "handed-off" from one caregiver to another. Its communication platform helps hospitals increase productivity and reduce costs by streamlining operations, and improves patient and staff satisfaction by creating a differentiated "Vocera hospital" experience. Its solutions provide the following key benefits: improves patient safety; enhances patient experience; improves caregiver job satisfaction & increases revenue and reduce expenses. It has following key competitive strengths: unified communication solutions focused on the requirements of healthcare providers; comprehensive proprietary communication solutions; broad and loyal customer base; recognized and trusted brand & experienced management team.

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