Cantor Fitzgerald Increases Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) Price Target to $58.00

Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) had its price target upped by research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald to $58.00 in a research report issued on Friday, October 27th, The Fly reports. The firm presently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target points to a potential upside of 28.04% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Dougherty & Co upped their price target on shares of Omnicell from $45.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Craig Hallum boosted their price objective on shares of Omnicell from $46.00 to $52.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub cut shares of Omnicell from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Omnicell from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective on shares of Omnicell in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $54.86.

Shares of Omnicell (OMCL) opened at $45.30 on Friday. Omnicell has a fifty-two week low of $31.50 and a fifty-two week high of $55.40. The company has a current ratio of 1.53, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38.

Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.42. The firm had revenue of $186.78 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $192.45 million. Omnicell had a negative net margin of 0.51% and a negative return on equity of 0.79%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.40 EPS. research analysts expect that Omnicell will post 0.12 EPS for the current year.

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In other Omnicell news, EVP Dan S. Johnston sold 16,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.86, for a total transaction of $801,304.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 51,621 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,522,202.06. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Jorge R. Taborga sold 6,295 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.69, for a total transaction of $306,503.55. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 50,013 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,435,132.97. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 47,632 shares of company stock worth $2,370,955 in the last 90 days. 3.77% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Pinebridge Investments L.P. boosted its holdings in Omnicell by 1.6% during the second quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 4,896 shares of the company’s stock worth $211,000 after buying an additional 76 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System boosted its holdings in Omnicell by 0.5% during the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 19,384 shares of the company’s stock worth $835,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in Omnicell by 1.5% during the second quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 7,948 shares of the company’s stock worth $343,000 after buying an additional 120 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its holdings in Omnicell by 2.6% during the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 8,340 shares of the company’s stock worth $339,000 after buying an additional 210 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in Omnicell by 4.6% during the second quarter. Sawgrass Asset Management LLC now owns 7,525 shares of the company’s stock worth $324,000 after buying an additional 330 shares in the last quarter. 98.64% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Omnicell

Omnicell, Inc provides automation and business analytics software solutions for patient-centric medication and supply management across the entire healthcare continuum, from the acute care hospital setting to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities to the home. It operates through two segments: Automation and Analytics, and Medication Adherence.

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