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Financial Strength : 3/10

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Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Q2 2014

VOLC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 4,733,937 sh (+19.59%)
Steven Cohen 426,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

VOLC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 408,766 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,981 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,961,507 sh (+25.93%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2014

VOLC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 572,500 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 363,400 sh (-11.10%)
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Q1 2015

VOLC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
Traded in other countries:VQY.Germany,

Volcano Corp incorporated in the state of Delaware in January 2000. The Company completed its initial public offering on June 15, 2006. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes a broad suite of precision guided therapy tools including intravascular ultrasound, or IVUS, and fractional flow reserve, or FFR, products. The IVUS products include single-procedure disposable phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and additional functionality options such as ChromaFlo stent apposition analysis. FFR offerings can be accessed through its multi-modality platforms, and it also provide FFR-only consoles. Its products include: IVUS Products, Catheters, its single-use disposable catheters operate and interface solely with its family of consoles. Catheters, its single-use disposable catheters operate and interface solely with its family of consoles. ChromaFlo stent apposition analysis technology uses sequential IVUS frames to differentiate circulating blood from stationary or anchored tissue. SyncVision, Sync-Rx Ltd, or Sync-Rx, an Israel-based company that develops advanced software applications designed to optimize and facilitate trans-catheter cardiovascular interventions using automated online image processing. FFR products consist of pressure and flow consoles and single-procedure disposable pressure and flow guide wires. The Company's primary imaging competitors globally are Boston Scientific, Inc., or Boston Scientific, with its IVUS offering and St. Jude Medical, Inc., or St. Jude with its OCT offering. In Japan, it also competes with Terumo Corporation, which offers both IVUS and OCT. In the FFR market, its primary competitor is St. Jude. Because of the size of the vascular market opportunities, competitors and potential competitors have dedicated and will continue to dedicate significant resources to aggressively promote their products. It has registered and common law trademarks in the U.S. and elsewhere in the world including, but not limited to, Aim, Axsun, Bi-Trieval, Centriq, ChromaFlo, ComboMap, ComboWire, Core, Crux, Crux Biomedical, Define, Eagle Eye, ETNA, FACT, FloMap, FloWire, Ginko, GlyDx, Hi-Q, iFR, In-Line Digital, Instant Wave-Free Ratio, Intentio, Octave, pcFM, Precision Guided Therapy, PreView, PrimeWire, PrimeWire Prestige, ReFlow, Revolution, SlyDx, s5i, SmartMap, SpinVision, Sync-Rx, Trak Back, Valet, Verrata, VH, VIBE, Virtual Histology, Visions, Volcano, Wavewire, Xtract and Zuum. The Company's medical device products are subject to extensive and rigorous regulation by the FDA, as well as other federal and state regulatory bodies in the U.S. and comparable authorities in other countries.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $397.9
EPS (TTM) $ -0.74
Short Percentage of Float11.16%
52-Week Range $9.81 - 24.62
Shares Outstanding (Mil)51.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Revenue (Mil $) 395 403
EPS ($) -0.38 -0.00 0.28
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.38 -0.00 0.28
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