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

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$33.26 -1.05 (-3.06 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.26
Today's Range$32.69 - $34.57
52-Week Range$25.61 - $42.60
Volume344,568 shs
Average Volume386,012 shs
Market Capitalization$1.04 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.24
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

Industry Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP92857F10
Phone408-882-5100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$179.63 million
Cash Flow$0.2219 per share
Book Value$5.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-9,670,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees630
Market Cap$1.04 billion
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)
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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.17) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.39) by $0.22. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $35.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34.03 million. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 7.87% and a negative net margin of 9.52%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.04 EPS. 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, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vocera Communications.

What guidance has Vocera Communications issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vocera Communications issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.36-0.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.44. The company issued revenue guidance of $187-197 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $191.11 million.Vocera Communications also updated its Q2 guidance to ($0.04)-$0.03 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VCRA?

9 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Vocera Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect Vocera Communications' stock price to reach $38.7778 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vocera Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vocera Communications?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vocera Communications in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings 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. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "VCRA provide advanced communication systems to hospitals (and other businesses). 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. DCF-based price target is $37. We assume 15% top line growth over the next several years, margin expansion and 8.0% WACC." (4/25/2019)
  • 2. 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. " (2/9/2019)

Has Vocera Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VCRA stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vocera Communications earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Vocera Communications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Vocera Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vocera Communications investors own include Adobe (ADBE), Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Rollins (ROL), HMS (HMSY), Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM), Citigroup (C), Align Technology (ALGN) and US Ecology (ECOL).

Who are Vocera Communications' key executives?

Vocera Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brent D. Lang M.B.A., Chairman & CEO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Justin R. Spencer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Carlen, VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Paul T. Johnson M.B.A., Exec. VP of Sales & Services (Age 55)
  • Dr. Mary Bridget Duffy, Chief Medical Officer (Age 59)

Who are Vocera Communications' major shareholders?

Vocera Communications' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.98%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (5.83%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.66%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (2.65%), Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. (2.39%) and Emerald Advisers LLC (2.35%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Pembroke Management LTD, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Royce & Associates LP. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Man Group plc, Elk Creek Partners LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, C WorldWide Group Holding A S, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Cadence Capital Management LLC. 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 $33.26.

How big of a company is Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion and generates $179.63 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-9,670,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.17) on an earnings per share basis. Vocera Communications employs 630 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:  353 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  299 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  652
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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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