FY2018 EPS Estimates for Vocera Communications Inc Cut by Analyst (VCRA)

Lloyd Doyle
March 6, 2018

Seabridge Investment Advisors Llc bought 14,815 shares as the company's stock declined 6.00% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 26,981 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.55M, down from 28,966 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.86, for a total transaction of $93,251.16. (NYSE:JW.A) has risen 0.18% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 62.18% the S&P500.

Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc increased its stake in Vocera Communications Inc (VCRA) by 94.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It dived, as 10 investors sold Vocera Communications, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. Morgan Stanley who had been investing in Vocera Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $785.64M market cap company. About 31,187 shares traded.

News articles about Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. It has outperformed by 121.73% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.42, from 1.8 in 2017Q2. 40 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. The Davenport & Company Llc holds 8,058 shares with $263,000 value, down from 22,250 last quarter. $62,340 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc.

Several analysts recently issued reports on VCRA shares. D E Shaw And Inc reported 446,643 shares stake. James Inv Research accumulated 0% or 2,850 shares. Endurant Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in Vocera Communications during the fourth quarter worth approximately $982,000. (NYSE:VCRA) or 908,795 shares. Comerica Retail Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 7,273 shares. Davenport Limited Co accumulated 0% or 8,058 shares. Tiverton Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 273,212 shares. Vocera Communications has a 12 month low of $19.48 and a 12 month high of $32.23. (NYSE:VCRA) on Wednesday, February 7. Product Prtnrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in Vocera Communications, Inc. M&T National Bank owns 0% invested in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) for 12,150 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $-0.20 earnings per share, down 5.26 % or $0.01 from last year's $-0.19 per share. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in Vocera Communications by 11.2% during the second quarter.

Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc, which manages about $187.68M and $119.15M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Costco Whsl New Corp (NASDAQ:COST) by 2,200 shares to 2,750 shares, valued at $452,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Actuant Corp (NYSE:ATU) by 45,534 shares in the quarter, for a total of 409,957 shares, and has risen its stake in Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ:INFN).

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $2.48 million activity. Insiders sold 73,922 shares of company stock valued at $2,083,417 over the last ninety days. JOHNSON PAUL T sold $172,731 worth of stock. (NYSE:VCRA) or 5,300 shares. Shares for $154,290 were sold by HILLEBRAND JEFF. On Friday, September 15 the insider Carlen Douglas Alan sold $178,680.

Vocera Communications (NYSE VCRA) opened at $27.34 on Friday. Therefore 48% are positive.

Stock analysts at Dougherty & Co dropped their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Vocera Communications in a research note issued on Monday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Wedbush maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $30 target in Wednesday, July 6 report. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by Vocera Communications, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -242.86% negative EPS growth. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Vocera Communications in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Leerink Swann lowered their target price on Vocera Communications from $34.00 to $31.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, February 9th. (NYSE:VCRA) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Leerink Swann.

Recently, In analysts report revealed to investors on Monday, 27 November, Vocera (NYSE:VCRA) shares have had their Buy Rating kept by equity analysts at Craig-Hallum, who now has a $36.0 target price on firm. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy" on Friday, July 28.

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. Craig Hallum reissued a "buy" rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Vocera Communications in a report on Monday, November 27th. (NYSE:VCRA). Rhumbline Advisers reported 0% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. Its up 0.17, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. 105,179 were reported by Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Com. Moreover, Addenda has 0.54% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). (NYSE:VCRA) for 2,455 shares. North Carolina-based Mcmillion Capital Mngmt Inc has invested 1.48% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG). Metropolitan Life Ins Comm holds 0% or 19,211 shares in its portfolio. Ssi Investment holds 31,391 shares. Hightower Advisors Limited Liability Company, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.62 million shares. Fagan Assoc Inc has 0.31% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Palisades Hudson Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership, Florida-based fund reported 19,914 shares. Lafayette Investments holds 72,626 shares.

Seabridge Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $689.24 million and $428.28 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Harley (NYSE:HOG) by 14,348 shares to 107,470 shares, valued at $5.18M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

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