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Financial Strength : 5/10

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Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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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%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,944,607 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,944,607 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2014

VOLC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 572,500 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 2,113,100 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 2,113,100 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 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
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 17,631 sh (-99.23%)
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Gabelli Raises Stakes in Three Companies in First Two Weeks of New Year
In the first two weeks of the new year, guru Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) has added to his stakes in three companies – Chemtura Corp (NYSE:CHMT), Volcano Corp (NASDAQ:VOLC) and Chiquita Brands International Inc (NYSE:CQB). No other gurus we follow have invested in those companies since the third quarter of 2014. Read more...

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Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
Compare:MDT, SYK, SMA, ZMH, STJ » details
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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Mario Gabelli's Top 5 Stock Picks Mar 30 2015 
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Gabelli Raises Stakes in Three Companies in First Two Weeks of New Year Jan 20 2015 
VOLC INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Volcano Corporation of Class Act Jan 02 2015 
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Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: GOLD, GFI, SAPMY, APPL, VOLC May 20 2013 
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