Lisanti Capital Growth LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) by 20.9% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 55,740 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 14,710 shares during the quarter. Lisanti Capital Growth LLC’s holdings in Vocera Communications were worth $1,684,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 11.2% during the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 6,662 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $177,000 after buying an additional 671 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 49,585 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $1,310,000 after buying an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 6.9% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 15,146 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $400,000 after buying an additional 982 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 41.0% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,678 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $241,000 after buying an additional 2,231 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 6.5% during the 3rd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 42,500 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $1,333,000 after buying an additional 2,600 shares in the last quarter.

VCRA has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, December 28th. BidaskClub upgraded Vocera Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Robert W. Baird started coverage on Vocera Communications in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $35.00 target price on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Oppenheimer increased their target price on Vocera Communications from $32.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.56.

In related news, Director Sharon O’keefe sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.18, for a total value of $60,360.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 42,127 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,271,392.86. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, EVP Paul T. Johnson sold 18,553 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total value of $556,590.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 151,989 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,559,670. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 70,922 shares of company stock valued at $1,996,487 over the last three months. 6.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) opened at $25.01 on Friday. Vocera Communications Inc has a twelve month low of $19.48 and a twelve month high of $32.23.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $45.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $43.72 million. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 15.55% and a negative net margin of 17.42%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 26.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Vocera Communications Inc will post -0.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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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