Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA) EVP Paul T. Johnson Sells 4,000 Shares
Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) EVP Paul T. Johnson sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.11, for a total transaction of $112,440.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 162,134 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,557,586.74. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Shares of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) traded up 1.03% during trading on Thursday, hitting $29.52. 41,700 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is $859.15 million. Vocera Communications, Inc. has a 12-month low of $16.10 and a 12-month high of $29.62. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $27.47 and a 200-day moving average of $25.58.
Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.21) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.19) by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $38.45 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $37.53 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 17.28% and a negative return on equity of 14.71%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 23.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Vocera Communications, Inc. will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of analysts have weighed in on VCRA shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Leerink Swann raised their price objective on shares of Vocera Communications from $24.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Vocera Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $29.17.
Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $5,901,000. Strs Ohio acquired a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $749,000. US Bancorp DE raised its position in shares of Vocera Communications by 41.9% during the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 5,208 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $138,000 after acquiring an additional 1,538 shares in the last quarter. Redwood Investments LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $6,443,000. Finally, Formula Growth Ltd. raised its position in shares of Vocera Communications by 20.6% during the 1st quarter. Formula Growth Ltd. now owns 58,523 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $1,453,000 after acquiring an additional 10,000 shares in the last quarter.
Vocera Communications Company Profile
Vocera Communications, Inc is a provider of communication solutions for mobile workers in healthcare, hospitality, energy, education and other industries. The Company’s segments include Product and Service. The Company’s solutions include the Vocera Communication System, Vocera Care Experience, Vocera Engage integration platform, smartphone applications and its Experience Innovation Network.
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