Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Vocera Communications (VCRA) Stock Price
Media coverage about Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vocera Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 46.2271144316442 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Vocera Communications (NYSE VCRA) opened at $28.67 on Monday. Vocera Communications has a twelve month low of $17.31 and a twelve month high of $32.23.
Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.01. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 17.42% and a negative return on equity of 15.55%. The company had revenue of $42.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.44 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.08 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Vocera Communications will post -0.41 earnings per share for the current year.
In related news, CEO Brent D. Lang sold 5,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.78, for a total transaction of $133,900.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Sharon O’keefe sold 2,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.17, for a total transaction of $62,340.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 19,000 shares of company stock valued at $546,960 in the last quarter. 6.30% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Vocera Communications Company 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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