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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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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
VCRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. VCRA: No Debt )
VCRA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.6   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.69
VCRA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. VCRA: 0.69 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.69

-2.7
0.74
Interest Coverage No Debt
VCRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 115.57 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: 3.56
M-Score: -3.11
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -27.61
VCRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. VCRA: -27.61 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -29.43   Max: 4.85
Current: -27.61

-29.43
4.85
Net-margin (%) -27.91
VCRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. VCRA: -27.91 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.65   Max: 2.87
Current: -27.91

-29.65
2.87
ROE (%) -23.10
VCRA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. VCRA: -23.10 )
VCRA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.05   Max: 7.85
Current: -23.1

-24.05
7.85
ROA (%) -16.39
VCRA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. VCRA: -16.39 )
VCRA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.01   Max: 4.5
Current: -16.39

-17.01
4.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -525.57
VCRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.27 vs. VCRA: -525.57 )
VCRA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -535.5   Max: 191.89
Current: -525.57

-535.5
191.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -45.70
VCRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. VCRA: -45.70 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -40.7
Current: -45.7

EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.80
VCRA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. VCRA: 14.80 )
VCRA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.8
Current: 14.8

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14.8
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

VCRA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Steven Cohen 101 sh (-85.19%)
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VCRA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Chuck Royce 33,100 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

VCRA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 435,100 sh (+1214.50%)
Jim Simons 135,330 sh (+386.20%)
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Q4 2014

VCRA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 79.37
VCRA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VCRA: 79.37 )
N/A
P/B 2.90
VCRA's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. VCRA: 2.90 )
VCRA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 8.23
Current: 2.9

1.82
8.23
P/S 3.04
VCRA's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. VCRA: 3.04 )
VCRA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 6.51
Current: 3.04

1.17
6.51
EV-to-EBIT -6.51
VCRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.92 vs. VCRA: -6.51 )
VCRA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -106.2   Max: 1052.3
Current: -6.51

-106.2
1052.3
Current Ratio 3.40
VCRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. VCRA: 3.40 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 4.19
Current: 3.4

0.95
4.19
Quick Ratio 3.32
VCRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. VCRA: 3.32 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 4.12
Current: 3.32

0.83
4.12
Days Inventory 40.05
VCRA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 75.12 vs. VCRA: 40.05 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 30.57   Max: 44.73
Current: 40.05

30.57
44.73
Days Sales Outstanding 54.44
VCRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 83.00 vs. VCRA: 54.44 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 58.49   Max: 83.84
Current: 54.44

58.49
83.84

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.40
VCRA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
94% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VCRA: 4.40 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.01   Max: 7.3
Current: 4.4

4.01
7.3
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.60
VCRA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VCRA: 3.60 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.94   Max: 5.47
Current: 3.6

2.94
5.47
Price/Tangible Book 3.10
VCRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. VCRA: 3.10 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 8.32
Current: 3.1

2.06
8.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
VCRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. VCRA: 1.10 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.1

0.96
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -15.80
VCRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
59% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VCRA: -15.80 )
VCRA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -16   Max: 1
Current: -15.8

-16
1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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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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