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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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history
Cash-to-Debt 89.28
NYSE:VCRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. NYSE:VCRA: 89.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:VCRA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 180.25 Max: No Debt
Current: 89.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.57
NYSE:VCRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NYSE:VCRA: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:VCRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.57
-1.11
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
NYSE:VCRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 86.56 vs. NYSE:VCRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:VCRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.29  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 5.72
Beneish M-Score: -1.16
WACC vs ROIC
2.93%
-668.29%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -14.41
NYSE:VCRA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NYSE:VCRA: -14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:VCRA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.43  Med: -5.97 Max: 4.85
Current: -14.41
-29.43
4.85
Net Margin % -14.81
NYSE:VCRA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. NYSE:VCRA: -14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:VCRA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.65  Med: -6.67 Max: 2.87
Current: -14.81
-29.65
2.87
ROE % -19.63
NYSE:VCRA's ROE % is ranked lower than
84% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. NYSE:VCRA: -19.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:VCRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.05  Med: -15.98 Max: 4.14
Current: -19.63
-24.05
4.14
ROA % -11.95
NYSE:VCRA's ROA % is ranked lower than
84% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. NYSE:VCRA: -11.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:VCRA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.01  Med: -6.04 Max: 4.5
Current: -11.95
-17.01
4.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -349.87
NYSE:VCRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. NYSE:VCRA: -349.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:VCRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -535.5  Med: -163.84 Max: 113.83
Current: -349.87
-535.5
113.83
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.50
NYSE:VCRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. NYSE:VCRA: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:VCRA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -40.7 Max: 4.5
Current: 4.5
0
4.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 14.40
NYSE:VCRA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NYSE:VCRA: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:VCRA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.85 Max: 14.4
Current: 14.4
0
14.4
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334290    SIC: 3669
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Traded in other countries:V00.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Vocera Communications Inc 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.

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.

Top Ranked Articles about Vocera Communications Inc

Vocera Q4 2016 Results to be Released February 9, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:VCRA) today announced that it expects to release results for its fourth quarter and 2016 financial results for the period ended Dec. 31, 2016 on Thursday, Feb. 9, after market close. In conjunction with a press release, management will host a conference call at 5 p.m. ET that afternoon.
A free, live webcast of the conference call will be available on the Investors section of the company’s website at investors.vocera.com. The call also can be accessed by dialing 844-464-3152, or 508-637-5574 for international callers, and using the access code 50849984. A replay of the call will be archived on the Vocera website. About Vocera
Vocera Communications, Inc. offers the most robust clinical communications system in healthcare. Vocera delivers secure, integrated and intelligent communication solutions that enable care teams to collaborate more efficiently by delivering the right information, to the right person, on the right device, in the right location, at the right time. Vocera solutions provide hands-free voice communication, secure text messaging, patient engagement tools, and integrated clinical workflow with EHRs, nurse call systems, physiologic monitors and ventilators. These solutions help improve operational efficiency, quality of care, safety and satisfaction across the continuum of care. In addition to technology solutions, Vocera drives thought leadership and new standards in care to elevate patient, family, nurse and physician experiences via the company's research collaborative, the Experience Innovation Network. Vocera is led by President and CEO Brent Lang and is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in San Francisco, Tennessee, Indiana, Canada, India, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Robert J. Zollars is the Chairman of the Board. For more information, visit www.vocera.com and @VoceraComm on Twitter. The Vocera logo is a trademark of Vocera Communications, Inc. Vocera® is a trademark of Vocera Communications, Inc. registered in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks appearing in this release are the property of their respective owners. Source: Vocera Communications, Inc.
CONTACTS:

Investors and Analysts:
Sue Dooley
Vocera
408.882.5971
[email protected]

Media:
Amendola Communications for Vocera
Tara Stultz
440.225.9595
[email protected]

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Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 204.08
VCRA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. VCRA: 204.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 7.42
VCRA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. VCRA: 7.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VCRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 3.37 Max: 8.23
Current: 7.42
1.82
8.23
PS Ratio 5.31
VCRA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. VCRA: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VCRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 3.16 Max: 6.49
Current: 5.31
0.89
6.49
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 171.87
VCRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. VCRA: 171.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.79  Med: 53.7 Max: 175.29
Current: 171.87
9.79
175.29
Current Ratio 1.88
VCRA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. VCRA: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VCRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.37 Max: 4.64
Current: 1.88
0.95
4.64
Quick Ratio 1.81
VCRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. VCRA: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VCRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.31 Max: 4.49
Current: 1.81
0.83
4.49
Days Inventory 27.26
VCRA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.94 vs. VCRA: 27.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VCRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.48  Med: 32.41 Max: 44.73
Current: 27.26
26.48
44.73
Days Sales Outstanding 65.36
VCRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.97 vs. VCRA: 65.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VCRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.49  Med: 70.74 Max: 83.84
Current: 65.36
58.49
83.84
Days Payable 20.98
VCRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 60.55 vs. VCRA: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VCRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.01  Med: 38.48 Max: 48.16
Current: 20.98
19.01
48.16

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.10
VCRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. VCRA: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VCRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -106.3  Med: -3.1 Max: 0
Current: -3.1
-106.3
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 26.71
VCRA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. VCRA: 26.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 3.91 Max: 27.25
Current: 26.71
2.19
27.25
Price-to-Tangible-Book 21.24
VCRA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. VCRA: 21.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.68 Max: 21.67
Current: 21.24
2.06
21.67
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 8.43
VCRA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. VCRA: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.05  Med: 5.09 Max: 8.6
Current: 8.43
4.05
8.6
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.69
VCRA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. VCRA: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VCRA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.69
0.31
1.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.87
VCRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. VCRA: -2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VCRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: -4.15 Max: 0.7
Current: -2.87
-25.7
0.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $137.21
EPS (TTM) $ -0.74
Beta0.13
Short Percentage of Float5.16%
52-Week Range $11.93 - 28.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.24

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 161 189
EPS ($) 0.13 0.42
EPS without NRI ($) 0.13 0.42
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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