Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) VP Jorge R. Taborga sold 20,719 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.98, for a total transaction of $1,056,254.62. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 53,270 shares in the company, valued at $2,715,704.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) traded down 1.17% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $50.85. 209,491 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a 50 day moving average of $44.33 and a 200 day moving average of $40.56. Omnicell, Inc. has a 12 month low of $30.35 and a 12 month high of $51.97. The company’s market cap is $1.89 billion.

Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02. Omnicell had a positive return on equity of 0.41% and a negative net margin of 1.14%. The firm had revenue of $180.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $174.08 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Omnicell, Inc. will post $1.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Omnicell by 139,475.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,487,343 shares of the company’s stock valued at $182,412,000 after buying an additional 4,484,128 shares during the period. Eagle Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Omnicell by 580.1% in the first quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 793,649 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,261,000 after buying an additional 676,955 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Omnicell by 124.9% in the second quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 660,803 shares of the company’s stock valued at $28,481,000 after buying an additional 367,019 shares during the period. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Omnicell during the fourth quarter valued at about $10,913,000. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of Omnicell by 99.6% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 561,295 shares of the company’s stock valued at $22,817,000 after buying an additional 280,017 shares during the period. 96.35% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on OMCL. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Omnicell from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of Omnicell in a report on Sunday, July 30th. Dougherty & Co raised their target price on shares of Omnicell from $45.00 to $49.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Craig Hallum raised their target price on shares of Omnicell from $46.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price on shares of Omnicell in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Omnicell currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $49.00.

About Omnicell

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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