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

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$31.99 +0.10 (+0.31 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 05:26 AM ET)
Previous Close$31.99
Today's Range$31.00 - $32.00
52-Week Range$22.43 - $33.17
Volume191,953 shs
Average Volume266,540 shs
Market Capitalization$944.80 million
P/E Ratio-106.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Vocera Communications logoVocera 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72
Current Ratio4.54
Quick Ratio4.46


Trailing P/E Ratio-106.63
Forward P/E Ratio-127.96
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$162.55 million
Price / Sales5.94
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$3.73 per share
Price / Book8.58


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.30)
Net Income$-14,210,000.00
Net Margins-5.01%
Return on Equity-2.72%
Return on Assets-1.46%


Outstanding Shares30,170,000
Market Cap$944.80 million

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 earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.23. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $42.69 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $42.50 million. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 2.72% and a negative net margin of 5.01%. Vocera Communications's revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.02 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, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vocera Communications.

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

Vocera Communications updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.24-0.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $175-183 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $180.29 million.Vocera Communications also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.03-0.11 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VCRA?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Vocera Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Vocera Communications' share price to reach $36.2222 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% 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 1 hold rating and 8 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. " (8/1/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "We view 2018 as the year of operating leverage. We estimate 2018 revenue to be about $181 million, including the loss of $8 million of previously deferred revenue (as mandated with ASC 606) which will be recast into prior periods. The company has not yet provided recast results. Excluding the change in accounting, our estimate would represent about 15% growth. We expect the company to achieve significant operating margin expansion in 2018 and 2019 as it leverages its historical investments. 2017 Adjusted EBITDA was about 8%, and the company’s target model is 20% (with no specific time frame)." (3/27/2018)

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)

Has Vocera Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about VCRA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vocera Communications earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 46.48 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Vocera Communications.

Who are Vocera Communications' major shareholders?

Vocera Communications' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.15%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.41%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (5.24%), Fred Alger Management Inc. (4.47%), Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. (3.44%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.74%). Company insiders that own Vocera Communications stock include Brent D Lang, Douglas Alan Carlen, Jeff Hillebrand, 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 Manatuck Hill Partners LLC, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., BlueMountain Capital Management LLC and Tiverton Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Vocera Communications company stock in the last year include Brent D Lang, Douglas Alan Carlen, Jeff Hillebrand, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Fred Alger Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc. and C WorldWide Group Holding A S. 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 $31.99.

How big of a company is Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications has a market capitalization of $944.80 million 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.

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:  296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  551
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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