NYSE:VCRA - Vocera Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.33 +0.58 (+1.46 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$39.75
Today's Range$39.70 - $40.43
52-Week Range$22.43 - $41.51
Volume226,100 shs
Average Volume264,126 shs
Market Capitalization$1.20 billion
P/E Ratio-134.43
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.17
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 could be 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. It also offers Vocera Communication and Workflow System, a software platform, which connects communication devices, including hands-free, wearable, voice-controlled communication badges, and third-party mobile devices. In addition, the company offers Experience Innovation Network, a membership program, which partners with healthcare provider organizations for the development of innovations and solutions that enhance care team and patient experience, as well as clinical and operational performance. Further, it provides professional and technical support services; and classroom training, distance learning, or customized courseware for systems administrators, IT and industry-specific professionals, and end-user educators. As of December 31, 2017, Vocera Communications, Inc. provided its solutions to approximately 1,500 healthcare facilities, including large hospital systems, small and medium-sized local hospitals, and various clinics, surgery centers, and aged-care facilities. The company sells its products through direct sales force, resellers, and distributors. Vocera Communications, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:VCRA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP92857F10
Phone408-882-5100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.69
Current Ratio4.52
Quick Ratio4.46

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-134.43
Forward P/E Ratio-252.06
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$162.55 million
Price / Sales7.49
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$3.73 per share
Price / Book10.81

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.30)
Net Income$-14,210,000.00
Net Margins-3.36%
Return on Equity-0.71%
Return on Assets-0.36%

Miscellaneous

Employees590
Outstanding Shares30,170,000
Market Cap$1.20 billion
OptionableOptionable

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vocera Communications' stock symbol?

Vocera Communications trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VCRA."

How were Vocera Communications' earnings last quarter?

Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.07) by $0.10. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $47.82 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $46.40 million. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 0.71% and a negative net margin of 3.36%. View Vocera Communications' Earnings History.

When is Vocera Communications' next earnings date?

Vocera Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vocera Communications.

What price target have analysts set for VCRA?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Vocera Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Vocera Communications' share price to reach $38.1250 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Vocera Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vocera Communications?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vocera Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vocera Communications.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Vocera Communications stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Vocera Communications stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Vocera Communications Inc. provides mobile communication solutions focused on addressing critical communication challenges facing hospitals. The Company's solutions consist of its Voice Communication, new Messaging and Care Transition solutions. It enables users to communicate with a Vocera Wi-Fi (TM) Smartphone or Vocera Connect application for smartphones including Blackberry, iPhone, and Android devices. Vocera Communications Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. " (10/24/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "VCRA providers advanced communication systems to hospitals. More efficient communications among hospital workers help to reduce operating costs and allow hospitals to operate more efficiently. The company offers a compelling return on investment. Its growing footprint of hospitals will allow for more predictable expansion of sales and maintenance and support revenue. We do not believe that recent concerns regarding hospital admissions will have a material impact on longer-term hospital spending, recognizing that short-term trends could be less predictable." (8/21/2018)

Has Vocera Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VCRA stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vocera Communications earned a news sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Vocera Communications' key competitors?

Who are Vocera Communications' key executives?

Vocera Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brent D. Lang M.B.A., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Justin R. Spencer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Carlen, VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Paul T. Johnson M.B.A., Exec. VP of Sales & Services (Age 54)
  • Dr. Mary Bridget Duffy, Chief Medical Officer (Age 58)

Who are Vocera Communications' major shareholders?

Vocera Communications' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.03%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (5.91%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (5.66%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.69%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.58%) and Clearbridge Investments LLC (4.54%). Company insiders that own Vocera Communications stock include Brent D Lang, Douglas Alan Carlen, Howard E Janzen, Jeff Hillebrand, John N Mcmullen, Justin Spencer, Mary Bridget Duffy, Paul T Johnson, Robert Zollars and Sharon O'keefe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vocera Communications.

Which institutional investors are selling Vocera Communications stock?

VCRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Elk Creek Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., American Century Companies Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Rice Hall James & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Vocera Communications company stock in the last year include Brent D Lang, Douglas Alan Carlen, Howard E Janzen, Jeff Hillebrand, John N Mcmullen, Justin Spencer, Mary Bridget Duffy, Paul T Johnson and Sharon O'keefe. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vocera Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Vocera Communications stock?

VCRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Morgan Stanley, Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vocera Communications.

How do I buy shares of Vocera Communications?

Shares of VCRA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vocera Communications' stock price today?

One share of VCRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.33.

How big of a company is Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications has a market capitalization of $1.20 billion and generates $162.55 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-14,210,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.30) on an earnings per share basis. Vocera Communications employs 590 workers across the globe.

What is Vocera Communications' official website?

The official website for Vocera Communications is http://www.vocera.com.

How can I contact Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications' mailing address is 525 Race Street, San Jose CA, 95126. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 408-882-5100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vocera Communications (NYSE VCRA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  324 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  276 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  600
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vocera Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VCRA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VCRA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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