Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Shorts Decreased by 9.93% After Short Covering

March 14, 2018 - By reb123z

 Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) Shorts Decreased by 9.93% After Short Covering

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.
The Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Axiom Investors Limited De has 251,174 shares. Strs Ohio stated it has 28,000 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 23,491 shares. The Minnesota-based Next Century Growth Investors Lc has invested 0.24% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Fred Alger Management Incorporated invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Macquarie Gp Limited owns 0.01% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 189,686 shares. Glenmede Tru Company Na invested in 17,626 shares or 0% of the stock. State Street reported 503,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada invested in 68,887 shares. Conestoga Ltd holds 908,795 shares or 1.26% of its portfolio. Advisory Inc stated it has 0.01% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability Company owns 1.31M shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Howe And Rusling invested in 32 shares or 0% of the stock. Tiverton Asset Mgmt Ltd Com holds 0.49% or 273,212 shares.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 selling transactions for $2.74 million activity. $149,466 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) was sold by LANG BRENT D. on Tuesday, January 2. Shares for $7,523 were sold by DUFFY MARY BRIDGET on Thursday, March 1. The insider Carlen Douglas Alan sold 6,000 shares worth $178,680. 10,000 shares valued at $267,430 were sold by Spencer Justin on Thursday, March 1. HILLEBRAND JEFF also sold $154,290 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Wednesday, January 10. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $62,340 was made by O’KEEFE SHARON on Thursday, October 5.

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. The firm has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company given on Friday, April 28. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of VCRA in report on Friday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Monday, November 27. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) rating on Thursday, January 7. Topeka Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $18.0 target. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Tuesday, June 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, July 29 by FBR Capital. Leerink Swann maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Friday, February 9 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) earned “Market Perform” rating by Leerink Swann on Tuesday, March 13.

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

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