Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) EVP Paul T. Johnson sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.41, for a total transaction of $32,410.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 160,793 shares in the company, valued at $5,211,301.13. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Paul T. Johnson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, May 17th, Paul T. Johnson sold 1,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.22, for a total transaction of $34,220.00.

VCRA stock traded up $0.73 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $32.98. The company had a trading volume of 205,815 shares, compared to its average volume of 455,506. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 4.57 and a quick ratio of 4.46. The company has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion, a P/E ratio of -194.00 and a beta of 0.26. Vocera Communications Inc has a 12 month low of $26.40 and a 12 month high of $42.60.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.22. The business had revenue of $35.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34.03 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 9.52% and a negative return on equity of 7.87%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.04 EPS. On average, research analysts expect that Vocera Communications Inc will post -0.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 18th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $40.00 price target (up from $37.00) on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Thursday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 9th. Guggenheim assumed coverage on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Citigroup downgraded shares of Vocera Communications from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $39.30.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC bought a new position in Vocera Communications in the 1st quarter worth about $9,489,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its stake in Vocera Communications by 116.4% in the 4th quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,190 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $47,000 after acquiring an additional 640 shares in the last quarter. Group One Trading L.P. bought a new position in Vocera Communications in the 4th quarter worth about $125,000. Legal & General Group Plc grew its stake in Vocera Communications by 13.0% in the 4th quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 5,348 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock worth $211,000 after acquiring an additional 616 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ibex Investors LLC bought a new position in Vocera Communications in the 4th quarter worth about $223,000.

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About Vocera Communications

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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