Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Stock Is Shorted Less

March 14, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Stock Is Shorted Less

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.42, from 1.8 in 2017Q2. It is 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.
Eqis Capital Mngmt reported 55,931 shares. Ameritas Prtnrs has invested 0% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). 189,686 were accumulated by Macquarie Gp Ltd. Manufacturers Life The accumulated 0% or 21,555 shares. Invesco Limited owns 56,940 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sio Cap Ltd Liability stated it has 56,106 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System has 44,780 shares. Essex Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Com accumulated 0.41% or 97,190 shares. Clarivest Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.01% stake. Ameriprise Finance Inc holds 188,226 shares. Rice Hall James Ltd Liability Co has 0.12% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 89,042 shares. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 2,922 shares. D E Shaw & Company Incorporated invested 0.02% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Gilder Gagnon Howe Ltd holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 246,603 shares. Awm Inv Communication Inc reported 425,759 shares.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $2.74 million activity. JOHNSON PAUL T sold $250,931 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Monday, January 22. O’KEEFE SHARON sold $62,340 worth of stock. DUFFY MARY BRIDGET sold $7,523 worth of stock. $154,290 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) shares were sold by HILLEBRAND JEFF. $178,680 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) was sold by Carlen Douglas Alan on Friday, September 15. Spencer Justin had sold 10,000 shares worth $267,430 on Thursday, March 1.

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 1.15M 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. Leerink Swann maintained the shares of VCRA in report on Friday, July 28 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, February 3. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, July 28. The stock of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Topeka Capital Markets. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, June 20, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. Dougherty & Company maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) rating on Friday, February 10. Dougherty & Company has “Buy” rating and $25 target. The rating was initiated by Dougherty & Company on Thursday, January 19 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, March 13, the company rating was downgraded by Leerink Swann.

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

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