Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) Chairman Brent D. Lang sold 10,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.16, for a total transaction of $251,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of NYSE:VCRA opened at $25.39 on Friday. Vocera Communications has a 52 week low of $22.43 and a 52 week high of $32.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $754.09, a PE ratio of -84.63 and a beta of -0.20.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.14. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 8.75% and a negative return on equity of 8.11%. The company had revenue of $45.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.72 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 26.4% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Vocera Communications will post -0.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Advisory Research Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 85.3% in the 4th quarter. Advisory Research Inc. now owns 40,296 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $1,218,000 after purchasing an additional 18,544 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 177.2% in the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 132,765 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $4,165,000 after purchasing an additional 84,865 shares in the last quarter. Next Century Growth Investors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 176.3% in the 4th quarter. Next Century Growth Investors LLC now owns 178,466 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $5,393,000 after purchasing an additional 113,870 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 71.7% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 474,748 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $14,893,000 after purchasing an additional 198,324 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vocera Communications by 20.6% in the 4th quarter. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC now owns 297,383 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $8,987,000 after purchasing an additional 50,780 shares in the last quarter.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday. Chardan Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target (down previously from $37.00) on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Monday, February 12th. Citigroup assumed coverage on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Tuesday, March 27th. Finally, Leerink Swann downgraded shares of Vocera Communications from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $29.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, March 13th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $32.78.

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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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