Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) CFO Justin Spencer sold 7,678 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.98, for a total value of $237,864.44. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 153,245 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,747,530.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Justin Spencer also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, March 15th, Justin Spencer sold 10,322 shares of Vocera Communications stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.30, for a total value of $343,722.60.
  • On Friday, February 15th, Justin Spencer sold 5,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.31, for a total value of $151,550.00.

Shares of VCRA traded down $1.19 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $29.18. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 522,210 shares, compared to its average volume of 485,207. Vocera Communications Inc has a one year low of $22.96 and a one year high of $42.60. The company has a current ratio of 4.49, a quick ratio of 4.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68. The stock has a market capitalization of $969.12 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -171.65 and a beta of 0.25.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 7th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.18. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 3.26% and a negative net margin of 5.39%. The company had revenue of $48.88 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $49.82 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.22 earnings per share. Vocera Communications’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Vocera Communications Inc will post -0.29 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc boosted its position in shares of Vocera Communications by 1.6% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 1,382,125 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $50,558,000 after acquiring an additional 21,962 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Vocera Communications by 50.2% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 39,625 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $1,559,000 after acquiring an additional 13,243 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications in the third quarter valued at approximately $1,065,000. Prudential Financial Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications in the third quarter valued at approximately $1,715,000. Finally, Bellevue Group AG bought a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,297,000.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $45.00 target price on shares of Vocera Communications in a research report on Friday, January 11th. Citigroup cut Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, February 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 1st. Dougherty & Co cut Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, January 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, ValuEngine raised Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 15th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $39.44.

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Vocera Communications Company Profile

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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