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Q2 2016

VASC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mairs and Power 75,653 sh (+0.13%)
Mario Gabelli 211,800 sh (-6.78%)
Jim Simons 442,700 sh (-10.87%)
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Q3 2016

VASC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Mairs and Power 75,453 sh (-0.26%)
Mario Gabelli 208,300 sh (-1.65%)
Jim Simons 327,800 sh (-25.95%)
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Q4 2016

VASC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mario Gabelli 277,104 sh (+33.03%)
Mairs and Power 70,033 sh (-7.18%)
Jim Simons 243,300 sh (-25.78%)
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Q1 2017

VASC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices    NAICS: 334510    SIC: 3845
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Traded in other countries:VA4.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Vascular Solutions Inc is a medical device company. It is engaged in providing solutions to interventional cardiologists and interventional radiologists.

Vascular Solutions Inc was incorporated in the state of Minnesota in December 1996. It is a medical device company, creates new minimally invasive medical devices, and delivers these products and related services to physicians through its direct domestic sales force and its international distribution network. The Company's products and services are divided into three categories: Catheter products; Hemostat products and Vein products and services. Catheter products consist principally of catheters used in minimally invasive medical procedures for the diagnosis or treatment of vascular conditions, such as the GuideLiner catheter used to access discrete regions of the coronary anatomy and the Pronto extraction catheters used in treating acute myocardial infarction. Hemostat products consist principally of blood clotting products, such as the D-Stat Dry hemostat, a topical thrombin-based pad with a bandage used to control surface bleeding, and the D-Stat Flowable, a thick yet flowable thrombin-based mixture for preventing bleeding in subcutaneous pockets. Vein products and services consist principally of the Vari-Lase endovenous laser, a laser console and procedure kit used for the treatment of varicose veins, and a reprocessing service for the ClosureFAST radiofrequency vein ablation catheter. The Company manufactures its products in its facilities located in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota and in the country of Ireland. The catheter manufacturing and packaging processes occur under a controlled clean room environment. It purchases components from various suppliers and rely on single sources for several parts of its products. It purchases its requirements for thrombin for use in manufacturing products sold in the U.S. under the Thrombin-JMI Supply Agreement with King. Its main competitors include: Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Covidien, Merit Medical, Marine Polymer Technologies, Cook Medical, Spectranetics, AngioDynamics and Terumo. The Company's products and services are regulated in the United States as medical devices by the FDA under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Guru Investment Theses on Vascular Solutions Inc

Mario Gabelli Comments on Vascular Solutions - Jan 31, 2017

Vascular Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:VASC) (0.4%) (VASC – $56.10 – NASDAQ) is a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based medical device company. VASC is engaged in the development and sale of medical diagnostic equipment specializing in the treatment and detection of cardiovascular related health issues. On December 2, 2016, the company agreed to a $56 cash per share merger with Teleflex Inc. which values VASC at $1 billion. The deal is subject to traditional regulatory and shareholder approvals and it should be completed in the first half of 2017.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s ABC Fund fourth quarter 2016 commentary.

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Vascular Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:VASC) (0.4%) (VASC – $56.10 – NASDAQ) is a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based medical device company. VASC is engaged in the development and sale of medical diagnostic equipment specializing in the treatment and detection of cardiovascular related health issues. On December 2, 2016, the company agreed to a $56 cash per share merger with Teleflex Inc. which values VASC at $1 billion. The deal is subject to traditional regulatory and shareholder approvals and it should be completed in the first half of 2017. Read more...

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $160.42
EPS (TTM) $ 0.70
Short Percentage of Float1.36%
52-Week Range $25.06 - 57.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.57

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 166 187
EPS ($) 1.23 1.47 1.72
EPS without NRI ($) 1.23 1.47 1.72
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