NYSE:VCRA - Vocera Communications Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$30.25 +0.34 (+1.14 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$29.85
Today's Range$29.79 - $30.41
52-Week Range$22.43 - $32.23
Volume13,320 shs
Average Volume265,468 shs
Market Capitalization$884.66 million
P/E Ratio-99.83
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

Industry Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.21
Quick Ratio2.15


Trailing P/E Ratio-99.83
Forward P/E Ratio-137.50
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$162.55 million
Price / Sales5.54
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$3.73 per share
Price / Book8.11


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.30)
Net Income$-14,210,000.00
Net Margins-7.42%
Return on Equity-5.95%
Return on Assets-3.43%


Outstanding Shares29,760,000

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) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.09. The communications equipment provider earned $40.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $39.16 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 7.42% and a negative return on equity of 5.95%. The business's revenue was up 10.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.05) EPS. View Vocera Communications' Earnings History.

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

Vocera Communications updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.28-0.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $175-183 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $180.24 million.Vocera Communications also updated its Q2 guidance to ($0.02) - $0.06 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VCRA?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Vocera Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Vocera Communications' share price to reach $34.3333 in the next year. 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. " (4/21/2018)
  • 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)

Are investors shorting Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,632,490 shares, an increase of 50.9% from the May 15th total of 1,745,088 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 338,036 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.8 days. Currently, 9.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Vocera Communications' Current Options Chain.

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., CEO, Pres & Director (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?

Media stories about VCRA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vocera Communications earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 47.02 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Vocera Communications' major shareholders?

Vocera Communications' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.87%), Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. (3.57%), Elk Creek Partners LLC (3.27%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (2.32%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.94%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.56%). Company insiders that own Vocera Communications stock include Brent D Lang, Douglas Alan Carlen, Hany Nada, Jay Spitzen, 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 Millennium Management LLC, Redwood Investments LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Barclays PLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Tiverton Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. 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, Robert Zollars 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 Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Elk Creek Partners LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Hood River Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P. and Suffolk 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 $30.25.

How big of a company is Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications has a market capitalization of $884.66 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 (VCRA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  275 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  231 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  506
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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