Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, five have given a buy recommendation and two have issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $70.88.

OMCL has been the topic of a number of research reports. Benchmark boosted their target price on shares of Omnicell from $66.00 to $79.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 5th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Omnicell from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 4th. Craig Hallum boosted their target price on shares of Omnicell from $65.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Omnicell from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 13th. Finally, MED boosted their target price on shares of Omnicell from $59.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock an “in-line” rating in a research report on Monday, October 22nd.

In related news, EVP Dan S. Johnston sold 6,250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.47, for a total transaction of $396,687.50. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 35,996 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,284,666.12. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director James T. Judson sold 2,443 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.67, for a total transaction of $172,646.81. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 24,952 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,763,357.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 24,267 shares of company stock worth $1,653,616 in the last ninety days. 3.71% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. SFE Investment Counsel increased its holdings in Omnicell by 34.0% in the 2nd quarter. SFE Investment Counsel now owns 9,743 shares of the company’s stock valued at $511,000 after buying an additional 2,471 shares during the period. West Coast Financial LLC grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 3.7% in the 3rd quarter. West Coast Financial LLC now owns 115,580 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,310,000 after purchasing an additional 4,126 shares during the last quarter. Kopp Investment Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter. Kopp Investment Advisors LLC now owns 69,077 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,623,000 after purchasing an additional 1,757 shares during the last quarter. Everence Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Omnicell in the 3rd quarter worth about $204,000. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its holdings in shares of Omnicell by 52.1% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,513,979 shares of the company’s stock worth $79,408,000 after purchasing an additional 518,824 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Omnicell stock traded up $1.30 on Monday, reaching $77.23. The stock had a trading volume of 378,471 shares, compared to its average volume of 340,498. The company has a current ratio of 1.78, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. Omnicell has a fifty-two week low of $39.75 and a fifty-two week high of $77.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 429.06, a PEG ratio of 4.53 and a beta of 0.98.

Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 25th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.09. Omnicell had a net margin of 6.11% and a return on equity of 7.91%. The business had revenue of $204.27 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $203.48 million. As a group, research analysts predict that Omnicell will post 1.42 earnings per share for the current year.

Omnicell Company Profile

Omnicell, Inc provides automation and business analytics software solutions for medication and supply management in healthcare worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Automation and Analytics, and Medication Adherence. It offers Omnicell Automated Dispensing Cabinets, a dispensing system, which automates the management and dispensing of medications; SinglePointe, a software product that controls medications; AnywhereRN, a software which remotely queue medications from automated dispensing cabinets; Omnicell Analytics and Pandora Analytics reporting and data analytics tools; and Anesthesia Workstation that manages anesthesia supplies and medications.

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