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

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$33.08 +0.33 (+1.01 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$32.75
Today's Range$32.40 - $33.27
52-Week Range$22.43 - $42.60
Volume188,801 shs
Average Volume554,596 shs
Market Capitalization$1.02 billion
P/E Ratio-194.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.26
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$0.2228 per share
Book Value$5.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-9,670,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees630
Market Cap$1.02 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 7th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.18. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $48.88 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.82 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 5.39% and a negative return on equity of 3.26%. The company's revenue was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.22 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vocera Communications.

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

Vocera Communications updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.36 to $0.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.65. The company issued revenue guidance of $187 million to $197 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $205.66 million.Vocera Communications also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.36-0.48 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for VCRA?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Vocera Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $33.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect Vocera Communications' stock price to reach $38.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% from the stock's current price. 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 2 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. " (2/9/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". We reiterate our Overweight rating on VCRA shares but lower our target price to $37 from $45. After the close on Thursday, February 7, VCRA reported 4Q18 results. Bookings were soft in the quarter, which resulted in slightly lower revenue. The disappointing bookings will also impact 2019 results. Management attributed the weakness due to the Smartbadge introduction and other issues. We had anticipated some transition issues, but not at this level. While the lower guidance is disappointing, it does not reduce our enthusiasm toward the shares (which traded down 22% to $31.20 in after hours trading). Our revised target price suggests 19% upside from current levels." (2/7/2019)

Has Vocera Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VCRA stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vocera Communications earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Rollins (ROL), US Ecology (ECOL), Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Generac (GNRC), Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM), HMS (HMSY) and Twitter (TWTR).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.29%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (6.11%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (2.75%), Emerald Advisers LLC (2.21%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (2.04%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.38%). 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 major investors are selling Vocera Communications stock?

VCRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Pembroke Management LTD, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Nicholas Company Inc. and Barclays PLC. 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 major investors are buying Vocera Communications stock?

VCRA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Emerald Advisers LLC, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Castleark Management LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE and Conestoga Capital Advisors 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 $33.08.

How big of a company is Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications has a market capitalization of $1.02 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:  341 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  292 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  633
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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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