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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 : 8/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 165.32
VCRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. VCRA: 165.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VCRA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 289.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 165.32
Equity to Asset 0.68
VCRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. VCRA: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VCRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.68
-1.11
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
VCRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 240.26 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: 5029.15 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
16.29
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.52
M-Score: -3.17
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -20.66
VCRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. VCRA: -20.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VCRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.43  Med: -1.33 Max: 4.85
Current: -20.66
-29.43
4.85
Net-margin (%) -21.06
VCRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. VCRA: -21.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VCRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.65  Med: -2.77 Max: 2.87
Current: -21.06
-29.65
2.87
ROE (%) -19.53
VCRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. VCRA: -19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VCRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.05  Med: -8.42 Max: 4.14
Current: -19.53
-24.05
4.14
ROA (%) -13.49
VCRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. VCRA: -13.49 )
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: -13.49
-17.01
4.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -439.13
VCRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. VCRA: -439.13 )
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: 140.78
Current: -439.13
-533.48
140.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -45.70
VCRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. VCRA: -45.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VCRA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -45.70 Max: -40.7
Current: -45.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.90
VCRA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. VCRA: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VCRA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 14.9
Current: 14.9
0
14.9
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

VCRA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 269,121 sh (+98.86%)
Chuck Royce 391,400 sh (-10.04%)
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Q1 2015

VCRA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Chuck Royce 391,400 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

VCRA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 422,900 sh (+35.37%)
Chuck Royce 314,600 sh (-19.62%)
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Q3 2015

VCRA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 79.37
VCRA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
95% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. VCRA: 79.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/B 3.54
VCRA's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VCRA: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VCRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 3.10 Max: 8.23
Current: 3.54
1.82
8.23
P/S 3.63
VCRA's P/S is ranked lower than
97% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. VCRA: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VCRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 3.01 Max: 6.51
Current: 3.63
0.89
6.51
Current Ratio 3.34
VCRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. VCRA: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VCRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.59 Max: 4.64
Current: 3.34
0.95
4.64
Quick Ratio 3.29
VCRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. VCRA: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VCRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.50 Max: 4.49
Current: 3.29
0.83
4.49
Days Inventory 26.98
VCRA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.81 vs. VCRA: 26.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VCRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.57  Med: 35.83 Max: 44.73
Current: 26.98
30.57
44.73
Days Sales Outstanding 56.25
VCRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.94 vs. VCRA: 56.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VCRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.49  Med: 70.67 Max: 83.84
Current: 56.25
58.49
83.84
Days Payable 39.58
VCRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.65 vs. VCRA: 39.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VCRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.75  Med: 28.91 Max: 48.16
Current: 39.58
18.75
48.16

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.59
VCRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
60% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. VCRA: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VCRA' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 4.69 Max: 13.88
Current: 5.59
2.93
13.88
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.26
VCRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. VCRA: 4.26 )
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: 3.46 Max: 8.81
Current: 4.26
2.19
8.81
Price/Tangible Book 4.03
VCRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. VCRA: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VCRA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.27 Max: 8.32
Current: 4.03
2.06
8.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
VCRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VCRA: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VCRA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.2
0.33
1.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -8.10
VCRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VCRA: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VCRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.7
Current: -8.1
0.2
0.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $100
EPS $ -0.81
Beta-0.43
Short Percentage of Float6.98%
52-Week Range $8.92 - 15.15
Shares Outstanding(Mil)26.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 102 109
EPS($) -0.24 -0.10
EPS without NRI($) -0.24 -0.10

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:V00.Germany,
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.
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