The stock of Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 10.74% or $1.84 during the last trading session, hitting $18.98. About 1.11M shares traded hands or 469.58% up from the average. Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) has risen 32.97% since March 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.26% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $502.88 million company. It was reported on Oct, 28 by Barchart.com. We have $26.95 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:VCRA worth $211.21M more.
Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Ratings Coverage
Out of 5 analysts covering Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Vocera Communications has been the topic of 13 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. FBR Capital maintained the shares of VCRA in a report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Outperform” rating. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 29 report. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of VCRA in a report on Wednesday, October 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, February 12 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, July 29. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Leerink Swann on Monday, August 31. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 7 by Topeka Capital Markets. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”.
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.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.68, from 1.74 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, as 18 funds sold all Vocera Communications Inc shares owned while 35 reduced positions. 20 funds bought stakes while 36 increased positions. They now own 24.54 million shares or 1.82% less from 24.99 million shares in 2016Q1.
Bnp Paribas Arbitrage accumulated 959 shares or 0% of the stock. Fred Alger Management Inc, a New York-based fund reported 793,565 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Incorporated has 0.01% invested in the company for 1.69 million shares. Blackrock Advisors reported 48,819 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The United Kingdom-based Blackrock Limited has invested 0% in Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA). Diam Communication Limited has 0.01% invested in the company for 30,500 shares. Amer Century has 0% invested in the company for 141,378 shares. Legal General Gp Public Limited Co holds 0% or 4,138 shares in its portfolio. Arbor Management Ltd Liability accumulated 185,445 shares or 1.26% of the stock. Parametric Assocs Ltd holds 130,492 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Vanguard Gp Inc reported 947,121 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA). Great West Life Assurance Can last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Cortina Asset Ltd Liability Corp has 0.46% invested in the company for 788,168 shares. Moreover, Panagora Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 0% invested in Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) for 12,402 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since May 2, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 17 insider sales for $7.35 million net activity. 500 shares with value of $6,454 were sold by SPITZEN JAY on Friday, July 1. The insider JOHNSON PAUL T sold 4,000 shares worth $47,034. 12,295 shares were sold by LANG BRENT D., worth $184,211. On Monday, October 3 ZOLLARS ROBERT sold $1.14 million worth of the stock or 65,500 shares. Nada Hany sold $2.71 million worth of stock or 180,521 shares.
More news for Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “Oppenheimer Raises Price Target on Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA) to $22” on October 28, 2016. Reuters.com‘s article titled: “BRIEF-Vocera Communications Inc reports Q3 revenue of $33.8 million” and published on October 27, 2016 is yet another important article.
VCRA Company Profile
Vocera Communications, Inc., incorporated on February 16, 2000, is a well-known provider of communication solutions for mobile workers in healthcare, hospitality, energy, education and other industries. The Company’s solutions include the Vocera Communication System, Vocera Care Experience Suite and its Experience Innovation Network. The Company’s two divisions include Product and Service.
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