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

Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) had its price target raised by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald to $58.00 in a report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 14.17% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on OMCL. BidaskClub downgraded Omnicell from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 target price on shares of Omnicell in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Craig Hallum raised their target price on Omnicell from $46.00 to $52.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Dougherty & Co raised their target price on Omnicell from $45.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 target price on shares of Omnicell in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Omnicell has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $53.43.

Omnicell (NASDAQ OMCL) traded down 5.84% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $50.80. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 580,983 shares. The company’s market cap is $1.90 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $51.05 and its 200-day moving average is $45.99. Omnicell has a 12-month low of $30.35 and a 12-month high of $55.40.

Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.42. The business had revenue of $186.78 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $192.45 million. Omnicell had a negative return on equity of 0.80% and a negative net margin of 0.51%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.40 earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Omnicell will post $1.30 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, Chairman Randall A. Lipps sold 40,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.76, for a total value of $1,990,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 196,551 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,780,377.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Robin Gene Seim sold 15,109 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.86, for a total value of $768,443.74. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 58,144 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,957,203.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 146,594 shares of company stock valued at $7,369,791. Insiders own 3.77% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 4.2% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 81,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,500,000 after purchasing an additional 3,300 shares during the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE increased its stake in Omnicell by 79.7% during the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 202,466 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,231,000 after acquiring an additional 89,817 shares during the last quarter. Oak Ridge Investments LLC increased its stake in Omnicell by 0.6% during the second quarter. Oak Ridge Investments LLC now owns 1,537,940 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,285,000 after acquiring an additional 8,491 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its stake in Omnicell by 82.7% during the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 88,926 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,615,000 after acquiring an additional 40,240 shares during the last quarter. Finally, GAM Holding AG acquired a new stake in Omnicell during the second quarter worth $2,866,000.

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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