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

$21.77
+0.79 (+3.77 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.04
Now: $21.77
$21.79
50-Day Range
$18.90
MA: $21.60
$24.96
52-Week Range
$17.90
Now: $21.77
$42.60
Volume278,242 shs
Average Volume437,843 shs
Market Capitalization$685.45 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.3
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. Read More…

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$0.22 per share
Book Value$5.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-9,670,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees630
Market Cap$685.45 million
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.04. The communications equipment provider earned $50.78 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $50.72 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 9.68% and a negative return on equity of 8.37%. Vocera Communications's quarterly revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.20 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, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Vocera Communications.

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

Vocera Communications updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.08-0.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.29. The company issued revenue guidance of $46-51 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $55.47 million.

What price target have analysts set for VCRA?

12 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Vocera Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Vocera Communications' stock price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vocera Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vocera Communications?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vocera Communications in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 6 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. " (11/3/2019)
  • 2. 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)

Has Vocera Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VCRA stock has trended neutral recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vocera Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Vocera Communications.

Are investors shorting Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,600,000 shares, a decline of 23.1% from the October 31st total of 8,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 460,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 14.3 days. Approximately 21.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Vocera Communications' Current Options Chain.

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 Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT), Adobe (ADBE), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Rollins (ROL), US Ecology (ECOL), HMS (HMSY) and Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM).

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 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (9.66%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (2.19%), Emerald Advisers LLC (2.10%), State Street Corp (2.00%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.33%) and Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.95%). 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 and Sharon O'keefe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vocera Communications.

Which major investors are selling Vocera Communications stock?

VCRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Emerald Advisers LLC, Cutler Group LP, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust 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, Justin Spencer, Mary Bridget Duffy, Paul T Johnson and Sharon O'keefe. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vocera Communications.

Which major investors are buying Vocera Communications stock?

VCRA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, CWM LLC, Tygh Capital Management Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Comerica Bank, Pembroke Management LTD and Squarepoint Ops 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vocera Communications' stock price today?

One share of VCRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.77.

How big of a company is Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications has a market capitalization of $685.45 million 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.View Additional Information About Vocera Communications.

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:  398 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  339 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  737
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 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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