It Seems Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Will Go Up. Just Reported Less Shorted Shares

March 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 It Seems Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Will Go Up. Just Reported Less Shorted Shares

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.42, from 1.8 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 10 investors sold Vocera Communications, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 28.22 million shares or 3.49% more from 27.27 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
24,400 were accumulated by Oberweis Asset Management Inc. 189,686 are owned by Macquarie Gru Limited. State Street reported 0% stake. Menta Cap Llc has 0.21% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Foundry Ltd Company has 118,511 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Moreover, Asset Management One Limited has 0.01% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 179,300 shares. Advisory reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Moreover, Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 15,146 shares. 246,603 were reported by Gilder Gagnon Howe & Limited. Citigroup has 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 86 shares. Us Retail Bank De holds 0% or 5,879 shares in its portfolio. First Mercantile Trust Company owns 0.04% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 6,606 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 112,426 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd accumulated 105,179 shares. Moreover, Goldman Sachs Gp has 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 60,424 shares.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $2.74 million activity. LANG BRENT D. sold $158,049 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. Another trade for 6,509 shares valued at $172,731 was made by JOHNSON PAUL T on Thursday, January 25. $178,680 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) was sold by Carlen Douglas Alan. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $62,340 was made by O’KEEFE SHARON on Thursday, October 5. On Thursday, March 1 the insider DUFFY MARY BRIDGET sold $7,523. $154,290 worth of stock was sold by HILLEBRAND JEFF on Wednesday, January 10.

The stock of Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) registered a decrease of 9.93% in short interest. VCRA’s total short interest was 1.03M shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 9.93% from 1.15 million shares, reported previously. With 292,800 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their VCRA’s short positions. The short interest to Vocera Communications Inc’s float is 3.83%.

The stock increased 2.46% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $25.4. About 212,819 shares traded. Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) has risen 138.43% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 121.73% the S&P500.

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 has market cap of $749.92 million. 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 currently has negative earnings. It also offers Vocera Communication System, a software platform, which connects communication devices, including hands-free, wearable, voice-controlled communication badges, and third-party mobile devices.

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Vocera Communications had 31 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) earned “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company on Friday, April 28. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Friday, July 31 with “Outperform”. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Tuesday, September 29 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 29 by FBR Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, June 20. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 10 by Dougherty & Company. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Leerink Swann. On Tuesday, March 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Leerink Swann to “Market Perform”. Piper Jaffray maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer.

More recent Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) news were published by: which released: “Vocera Delivers Its One Millionth Hands-Free Communication Device” on February 13, 2018. Also published the news titled: “Three Vocera Customers Selected to Speak at HIMSS18” on February 22, 2018.‘s news article titled: “Santa Clara Valley Medical Center to Share Holistic Approach for Supporting …” with publication date: March 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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