Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC boosted its position in Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) by 18.4% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 1,076,350 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 167,555 shares during the period. Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vocera Communications were worth $32,527,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its holdings 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 worth $177,000 after acquiring an additional 671 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its holdings in Vocera Communications by 1.8% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 49,585 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $1,310,000 after acquiring an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Vocera Communications by 6.9% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 15,146 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $400,000 after acquiring an additional 982 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Vocera Communications by 41.0% in the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,678 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $241,000 after acquiring an additional 2,231 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its holdings in Vocera Communications by 6.5% in the third quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 42,500 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $1,333,000 after acquiring an additional 2,600 shares in the last quarter.

Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) traded up $0.13 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $26.09. The stock had a trading volume of 195,627 shares, compared to its average volume of 185,792. Vocera Communications Inc has a 52 week low of $19.02 and a 52 week high of $32.23. The company has a market capitalization of $762.27, a price-to-earnings ratio of -27.46 and a beta of -0.42.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last posted its earnings results 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 company had revenue of $42.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.44 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.08 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Vocera Communications Inc will post -0.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

VCRA has been the topic of several recent research reports. BidaskClub upgraded Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, September 29th. Oppenheimer increased their price target on Vocera Communications from $32.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Craig Hallum reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Monday, November 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $33.13.

In related news, EVP Paul T. Johnson sold 12,977 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.75, for a total transaction of $347,134.75. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Sharon O’keefe sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.18, for a total value of $60,360.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 42,127 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,271,392.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 38,954 shares of company stock worth $1,074,824 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 6.30% of the company’s stock.

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Vocera Communications Profile

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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