Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) EVP Paul T. Johnson sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.22, for a total transaction of $34,220.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
NYSE:VCRA traded down $0.56 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $32.52. 224,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 463,593. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 4.57 and a quick ratio of 4.46. Vocera Communications Inc has a 1 year low of $25.63 and a 1 year high of $42.60. The company has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion, a P/E ratio of -191.29 and a beta of 0.24.
Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.17) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.22. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 9.52% and a negative return on equity of 7.87%. The business had revenue of $35.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34.03 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.04 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Vocera Communications Inc will post -0.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Citigroup downgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price target on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Thursday, February 7th. Finally, Chardan Capital downgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $46.00 to $33.00 in a report on Monday, February 11th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Vocera Communications has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.30.
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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 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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