Insider Selling: Vocera Communications Inc (VCRA) Director Sells 2,000 Shares of Stock

Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Director Sharon O’keefe sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.18, for a total transaction of $60,360.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 42,127 shares in the company, valued at $1,271,392.86. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Shares of Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) opened at $29.84 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $871.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of -31.41 and a beta of -0.42. Vocera Communications Inc has a twelve month low of $19.02 and a twelve month high of $32.23.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $42.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $41.44 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 17.42% and a negative return on equity of 15.55%. The firm’s revenue was up 25.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.08 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Vocera Communications Inc will post -0.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently issued reports on VCRA shares. BidaskClub cut shares of Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Robert W. Baird started coverage on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, December 28th. Leerink Swann reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $34.00 price target (up from $31.00) on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price target on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Friday, September 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.13.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of VCRA. Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 61.1% during the third quarter. Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC now owns 908,795 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $28,509,000 after purchasing an additional 344,545 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 20.0% during the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 1,424,419 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $37,633,000 after purchasing an additional 236,941 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 71.7% during the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 474,748 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $14,893,000 after purchasing an additional 198,324 shares during the period. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Vocera Communications during the third quarter worth $5,666,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vocera Communications by 11.3% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,364,000 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $36,037,000 after purchasing an additional 138,100 shares during the period.

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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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