Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) EVP Paul T. Johnson sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $160,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Paul T. Johnson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, January 9th, Paul T. Johnson sold 12,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.00, for a total value of $492,000.00.

Shares of VCRA stock opened at $40.89 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 4.46, a current ratio of 4.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69. Vocera Communications Inc has a fifty-two week low of $22.43 and a fifty-two week high of $42.42. The company has a market capitalization of $1.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -136.30 and a beta of 0.24.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.10. The company had revenue of $47.82 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $46.40 million. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 0.71% and a negative net margin of 3.36%. On average, equities analysts predict that Vocera Communications Inc will post -0.16 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Teachers Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 1.9% in the third quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 80,530 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $2,946,000 after acquiring an additional 1,485 shares during the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 22.1% in the second quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 10,419 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $311,000 after acquiring an additional 1,887 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 1.4% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 154,277 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $4,612,000 after acquiring an additional 2,177 shares during the last quarter. Price Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications in the third quarter worth $132,000. Finally, Swiss National Bank grew its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 10.1% in the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 50,200 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $1,500,000 after acquiring an additional 4,600 shares during the last quarter.

Several brokerages have weighed in on VCRA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 1st. Citigroup restated a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price objective (up from $37.00) on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Tuesday, December 18th. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Friday, November 30th. ValuEngine upgraded Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, October 27th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $41.00 target price on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Friday, October 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $39.78.

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About Vocera Communications

Vocera Communications, Inc provides secure, integrated, and intelligent communication and workflow solutions that empowers mobile workers in healthcare, hospitality, energy, and other mission-critical mobile work environments in the United States and internationally. The company's communication solution could be integrated with other clinical systems, including electronic health records, nurse call systems, and patient monitoring, as well as to provide critical data, alerts, alarms, and clinical context that enable workflow.

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