Analysts expect Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) to announce sales of $191.88 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Omnicell’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $192.19 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $191.60 million. Omnicell posted sales of $176.74 million during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 8.6%. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Omnicell will report full-year sales of $191.88 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $728.80 million to $731.86 million. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post sales of $813.20 million per share, with estimates ranging from $808.50 million to $818.50 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Omnicell.

Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02. The firm had revenue of $180.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $174.08 million. Omnicell had a positive return on equity of 0.41% and a negative net margin of 1.14%. The business’s revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.38 earnings per share.

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Benchmark Co. increased their price objective on Omnicell from $55.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. BidaskClub downgraded Omnicell from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of Omnicell in a research note on Sunday, July 30th. Dougherty & Co increased their price objective on Omnicell from $45.00 to $49.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Craig Hallum increased their price objective on Omnicell from $46.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.57.

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In other news, Chairman Randall A. Lipps sold 37,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.00, for a total value of $1,725,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 196,551 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,041,346. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Gary S. Petersmeyer sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.73, for a total value of $51,730.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 180,562 shares of company stock valued at $8,914,801. Company insiders own 3.77% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 2.3% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,589,119 shares of the company’s stock valued at $197,790,000 after acquiring an additional 101,776 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 3.7% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,928,201 shares of the company’s stock valued at $83,105,000 after acquiring an additional 67,902 shares in the last quarter. Champlain Investment Partners LLC grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 6.2% in the first quarter. Champlain Investment Partners LLC now owns 1,698,140 shares of the company’s stock valued at $69,029,000 after acquiring an additional 99,075 shares in the last quarter. Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 6.1% in the second quarter. Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,606,601 shares of the company’s stock valued at $69,245,000 after acquiring an additional 92,735 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Oak Ridge Investments LLC grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 0.6% in the second quarter. Oak Ridge Investments LLC now owns 1,537,940 shares of the company’s stock valued at $66,285,000 after acquiring an additional 8,491 shares in the last quarter. 96.35% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Omnicell (OMCL) traded down 0.978% on Tuesday, reaching $48.075. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 44,947 shares. The company’s market cap is $1.80 billion. Omnicell has a 52-week low of $30.35 and a 52-week high of $52.70. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $50.08 and its 200 day moving average price is $43.57.

Omnicell Company Profile

Omnicell, Inc provides automation and business analytics software solutions for patient-centric medication and supply management across the entire healthcare continuum, from the acute care hospital setting to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities to the home. It operates through two segments: Automation and Analytics, and Medication Adherence.

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