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NYSE:VCRAVocera Communications Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.00
-0.29 (-1.43 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.38
Now: $20.00
$20.74
50-Day Range
$18.86
MA: $23.44
$26.77
52-Week Range
$15.89
Now: $20.00
$35.73
Volume348,020 shs
Average Volume522,983 shs
Market Capitalization$635.20 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.18
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. It also offers Vocera Communication and Workflow System, a software platform, which connects communication devices, such as hands-free, wearable, and voice-controlled communication Smartbadge and badges, as well as 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, 2018, Vocera Communications, Inc. provided its solutions to approximately 1,600 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.41 out of 5 stars


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$180.50 million
Book Value$5.20 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-17,980,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees630
Market Cap$635.20 million
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vocera Communications' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vocera Communications' stock was trading at $21.54 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VCRA stock has decreased by 7.1% and is now trading at $20.00. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Vocera Communications?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vocera Communications in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Vocera Communications.

When is Vocera Communications' next earnings date?

Vocera Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Vocera Communications.

How were Vocera Communications' earnings last quarter?

Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 6th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.17. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $49.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $49.28 million. Vocera Communications had a negative net margin of 9.96% and a negative return on equity of 9.11%. Vocera Communications's quarterly revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.18 EPS. View Vocera Communications' earnings history.

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

Vocera Communications issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.18-$0.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $186-$196 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $191.61 million.

What price target have analysts set for VCRA?

13 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Vocera Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Vocera Communications' share price to reach $27.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 38.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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. " (3/28/2020)
  • 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?

Media coverage about VCRA stock has trended very negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutVocera Communications.

Are investors shorting Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 7,179,800 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the February 27th total of 6,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 354,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 20.3 days. Currently, 23.3% of the company's shares 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 Netflix (NFLX), Adobe (ADBE), Citigroup (C), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ubiquiti (UI), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Rollins (ROL) and Raytheon (RTN).

Who are Vocera Communications' key executives?

Vocera Communications' management team includes the following 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)

What is Vocera Communications' stock symbol?

Vocera Communications trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VCRA."

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 $20.00.

How big of a company is Vocera Communications?

Vocera Communications has a market capitalization of $635.20 million and generates $180.50 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-17,980,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.46) 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]

This page was last updated on 4/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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