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

June 13, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.61, from 1.39 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 22 investors sold Vocera Communications, Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 28.51 million shares or 1.04% less from 28.81 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Manatuck Hill Prtn has invested 5.24% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Trexquant Inv L P holds 16,002 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Geode Lc holds 0% or 251,403 shares. 34,974 are held by Suffolk Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P holds 15 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 0% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Pnc holds 0% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 163,782 shares. Ameritas Prtn accumulated 2,455 shares. Pdts Ltd Liability invested 0.02% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has invested 0% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). State Street Corp stated it has 527,618 shares. Us National Bank De owns 9,686 shares. Comerica Natl Bank owns 33,304 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp has invested 0% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Blackrock has 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA).

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $3.62 million activity. LANG BRENT D. also sold $272,704 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) shares. $60,360 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) shares were sold by O’KEEFE SHARON. 10,000 shares valued at $261,590 were sold by Spencer Justin on Friday, June 1. 5,300 shares were sold by HILLEBRAND JEFF, worth $154,290 on Wednesday, January 10. DUFFY MARY BRIDGET also sold $7,523 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) shares.

The stock of Vocera Communications Inc (NYSE:VCRA) registered an increase of 1.65% in short interest. VCRA’s total short interest was 1.62 million shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 1.65% from 1.59 million shares, reported previously. With 148,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 11 days to cover their VCRA’s short positions. The short interest to Vocera Communications Inc’s float is 5.98%.

The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $28.19. About 223,529 shares traded. Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) has risen 2.87% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.70% 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 $838.83 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 5 analysts covering Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Vocera Communications had 6 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, December 21. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Leerink Swann. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, June 8. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, March 13 by Leerink Swann.

More recent Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “National Bank of Kuwait Children’s Hospital to Improve Care Team Communication, Clinical Workflows and Patient …” on June 04, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Vocera prices $125M in senior convertible debt” on May 15, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Vocera Earns Its Second Consecutive MedTech Breakthrough Award” with publication date: June 06, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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