Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) CEO Brent D. Lang sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.61, for a total transaction of $158,050.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA) traded down 1.27% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $31.22. 52,200 shares of the stock traded hands. Vocera Communications, Inc. has a 52-week low of $16.10 and a 52-week high of $32.05. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $28.81 and a 200 day moving average of $26.47. The firm’s market cap is $908.63 million.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.21) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.19) by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $38.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $37.53 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 17.28% and a negative return on equity of 14.71%. Vocera Communications’s quarterly revenue was up 23.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.02 EPS. Analysts expect that Vocera Communications, Inc. will post $0.16 EPS for the current year.

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Several brokerages have recently weighed in on VCRA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, September 29th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Finally, Leerink Swann reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective (up previously from $31.00) on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, six 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 target price of $31.17.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. First Mercantile Trust Co. purchased a new stake in Vocera Communications in the second quarter valued at approximately $132,000. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in Vocera Communications by 41.9% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 5,208 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $138,000 after buying an additional 1,538 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in Vocera Communications by 12.9% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 5,771 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 658 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in Vocera Communications by 11.2% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 6,662 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $177,000 after buying an additional 671 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new stake in Vocera Communications in the second quarter valued at approximately $207,000.

About Vocera Communications

Vocera Communications, Inc is a provider of communication solutions for mobile workers in healthcare, hospitality, energy, education and other industries. The Company’s segments include Product and Service. The Company’s solutions include the Vocera Communication System, Vocera Care Experience, Vocera Engage integration platform, smartphone applications and its Experience Innovation Network.

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