Rice Hall James & Associates Stake in Vocera Communications (VCRA) Has Decreased as Share Value Declined; Public Storage (PSA) Shareholder Gofen & Glossberg Has Trimmed Its Position by $443,996

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Rice Hall James & Associates Llc decreased its stake in Vocera Communications Inc. (VCRA) by 19.17% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rice Hall James & Associates Llc sold 10,389 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.75% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 43,819 shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.72M, down from 54,208 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates Llc who had been investing in Vocera Communications Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.02 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $32.95. About 400,143 shares traded. Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) has risen 23.43% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.06% the S&P500. Some Historical VCRA News: 14/03/2018 – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center to Share Holistic Approach for Supporting Care Team Well-being; 29/05/2018 – Vocera Comms Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 10/04/2018 – Vocera Comms at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference May 8; 26/04/2018 – VOCERA COMMUNICATIONS INC VCRA.N SEES FY 2018 REVENUE $175 MLN TO $183 MLN; 17/04/2018 – VOCERA COMMUNICATIONS INC – LANG SUCCEEDS ROBERT ZOLLARS; 08/05/2018 – Vocera Partners With Stanford’s Clinical Excellence Research Center to Explore a New Model of Care for Complex Patients; 26/04/2018 – Vocera Comms Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 26/04/2018 – Vocera Communications Sees 2Q Adj Loss/Shr 2c-Adj EPS 6c; 26/04/2018 – VOCERA COMMUNICATIONS INC VCRA.N SEES FY 2018 NON-GAAP SHR $0.28 TO $0.48; 24/04/2018 – Vocera Comms Non-Deal Roadshow Scheduled By Chardan for May. 2

Gofen & Glossberg Llc decreased its stake in Public Storage (PSA) by 5.89% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gofen & Glossberg Llc sold 2,198 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.94% with the market. The institutional investor held 35,121 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $7.11M, down from 37,319 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gofen & Glossberg Llc who had been investing in Public Storage for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $38.03 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $217.62. About 1.68M shares traded or 66.06% up from the average. Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) has risen 8.28% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.91% the S&P500. Some Historical PSA News: 11/04/2018 – Self-Storage: Self-Storage REIT Public Storage Rebuilds in Spring Lake Park, MN; 25/04/2018 – PUBLIC STORAGE 1Q SAME-STORE RENTAL INCOME $525.2M; 25/04/2018 – PUBLIC STORAGE 1Q CORE FFO/SHR $2.48, EST. $2.46; 07/05/2018 – PUBLIC STORAGE PSA.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $205 FROM $203; 30/05/2018 – PSA AFFILIATE, SHURGARD SELF STORAGE EUROPE, CONSIDERING AN IPO; 29/05/2018 – Public Storage Presentation at NAREIT REITweek 2018 to be Webcast; 29/05/2018 – Public Storage Presentation at NAREIT RElTweek 2018 to be Webcast; 25/04/2018 – Public Storage 1Q Rev $669.9M; 25/04/2018 – Public Storage 1Q Net $343M; 16/04/2018 – PSA’S OPEL, UNIONS FAIL TO REACH AGREEMENT FOR EISENACH PLANT

Since October 3, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 16 selling transactions for $5.64 million activity. $402,166 worth of stock was sold by LANG BRENT D. on Monday, January 7. HILLEBRAND JEFF had sold 4,200 shares worth $162,237. 38,929 shares valued at $1.36M were sold by McMullen John N on Monday, October 29. $191,550 worth of stock was sold by Spencer Justin on Tuesday, January 15. 12,000 shares were sold by JOHNSON PAUL T, worth $491,960. $465,639 worth of Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) was sold by JANZEN HOWARD E.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.64 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.67, from 0.97 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 8 investors sold VCRA shares while 37 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 33.33 million shares or 6.15% more from 31.40 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Ser Automobile Association stated it has 7,056 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Inc, a New York-based fund reported 158 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 6,824 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Voya Investment Ltd has 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 12,907 shares. 198,008 are owned by Tiverton Asset Ltd. Moreover, Ameritas Partners Inc has 0.01% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Parametric Port Associates Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 58,059 shares. Nuveen Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company has 23,526 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Tiaa Cref Investment Management Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 90,459 shares. D E Shaw owns 147,466 shares. Redwood Invests Lc owns 323,618 shares for 1.2% of their portfolio. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers stated it has 0.57% in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc has 2.31% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA). Manufacturers Life Ins Co The holds 0% or 18,696 shares. Qs Investors Llc owns 0% invested in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) for 31 shares.

Rice Hall James & Associates Llc, which manages about $1.51B and $2.74B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Masonite International Corp. (NYSE:DOOR) by 190,343 shares to 650,932 shares, valued at $29.18M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PCRX) by 122,569 shares in the quarter, for a total of 451,827 shares, and has risen its stake in Costar Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP).

Analysts await Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $-0.39 earnings per share, down 225.00% or $0.27 from last year’s $-0.12 per share.

More notable recent Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Vocera to Present at 8th Annual SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference – Business Wire” on February 19, 2019, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Consolidated Research: 2019 Summary Expectations for Yandex NV, Molson Coors Brewing, Vocera Communications, Apollo Global Management, Markel, and Shell Midstream Partners — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications – GuruFocus.com” published on March 04, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Vocera -19.7% amid weak guidance, analyst cuts – Seeking Alpha” on February 08, 2019. More interesting news about Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Vocera beats in Q3 with broad revenue growth – Seeking Alpha” published on October 25, 2018 as well as Profitconfidential.com‘s news article titled: “Vocera Communications Stock: Strong Growth Points to Multi-Year Breakout – Profit Confidential” with publication date: June 29, 2018.

Gofen & Glossberg Llc, which manages about $3.51B and $2.53 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 6,949 shares to 485,058 shares, valued at $35.08 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) by 5,560 shares in the quarter, for a total of 162,487 shares, and has risen its stake in Citigroup (NYSE:C).

More notable recent Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Public Storage Q4 same-store rental income rises 1.3% – Seeking Alpha” on February 26, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “3 Top Stocks With High Dividend Yields – The Motley Fool” published on March 09, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “New Research Coverage Highlights Callaway Golf, General Electric, Ares Management, Main Street Capital, Public Storage, and Viavi Solutions — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2019 – GlobeNewswire” on March 06, 2019. More interesting news about Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Public Storage to Participate in the Citi 2019 Global Property CEO Conference – Business Wire” published on March 01, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Public Storage Announces Pricing of 5.60% Cumulative Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest, Series H – Business Wire” with publication date: February 28, 2019.

Analysts await Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $2.52 EPS, up 1.61% or $0.04 from last year’s $2.48 per share. PSA’s profit will be $440.32 million for 21.59 P/E if the $2.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.04 actual EPS reported by Public Storage for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.11% negative EPS growth.

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