A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Vocera Communications (NYSE: VCRA) recently:

  • 11/7/2017 – Vocera Communications was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 11/2/2017 – Vocera Communications was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Vocera Communications Inc. provides mobile communication solutions focused on addressing critical communication challenges facing hospitals. The Company’s solutions consist of its Voice Communication, new Messaging and Care Transition solutions. It enables users to communicate with a Vocera Wi-Fi (TM) Smartphone or Vocera Connect application for smartphones including Blackberry, iPhone, and Android devices. Vocera Communications Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. “
  • 10/27/2017 – Vocera Communications had its price target raised by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. from $32.00 to $36.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 10/26/2017 – Vocera Communications had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock. They wrote, “3Q17 results. Revenue of $42.3 million (+25.3% y/y) came in ahead of consensus expectations of $41.4 million and our estimate of $41.0 million driven by robust demand for the company’s communications solutions. Product revenue of $23.2 million increased +20.4% y/y. Device revenue of $16.1 million grew 14.0% y/y. Software revenue of $7.2 million grew 37.9% y/y and represented 17% of total revenue. Service revenue of $19.1 million increased 31.8% y/ y. Adjusted EBITDA increased to 10% of revenue due to operating leverage.””
  • 10/25/2017 – Vocera Communications was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 10/18/2017 – Vocera Communications was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 10/11/2017 – Vocera Communications was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 9/29/2017 – Vocera Communications was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Vocera Communications Inc. provides mobile communication solutions focused on addressing critical communication challenges facing hospitals. The Company’s solutions consist of its Voice Communication, new Messaging and Care Transition solutions. It enables users to communicate with a Vocera Wi-Fi (TM) Smartphone or Vocera Connect application for smartphones including Blackberry, iPhone, and Android devices. Vocera Communications Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. “
  • 9/27/2017 – Vocera Communications was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating.
  • 9/26/2017 – Vocera Communications had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/22/2017 – Vocera Communications had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/20/2017 – Vocera Communications was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating.

Shares of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE VCRA) opened at $26.05 on Wednesday. Vocera Communications, Inc. has a one year low of $16.10 and a one year high of $32.23.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 15.55% and a negative net margin of 17.42%. The business had revenue of $42.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $41.44 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.08 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 25.3% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Vocera Communications, Inc. will post -0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Sharon O’keefe sold 2,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.17, for a total value of $62,340.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Douglas Alan Carlen sold 6,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.78, for a total value of $178,680.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now owns 66,542 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,981,620.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 27,000 shares of company stock valued at $784,710 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 6.30% of the company’s stock.

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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