Shares of Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-five ratings firms that are currently covering the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have issued a hold recommendation and thirteen have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 248.30 ($3.07).
Several research analysts recently commented on VOD shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 265 ($3.28) target price on shares of Vodafone Group plc in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Haitong Bank reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 210 ($2.60) target price on shares of Vodafone Group plc in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. HSBC reduced their target price on Vodafone Group plc from GBX 280 ($3.47) to GBX 270 ($3.34) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Sunday, October 9th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 240 ($2.97) target price on shares of Vodafone Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 310 ($3.84) target price on shares of Vodafone Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th.
Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) opened at 223.90 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 59.46 billion. Vodafone Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 197.70 and a 12 month high of GBX 240.10. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 224.52 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 225.59.
In related news, insider Schellekens,Ronald bought 114 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 12th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 221 ($2.74) per share, for a total transaction of £251.94 ($311.81). Also, insider Read,Nick sold 400,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 235 ($2.91), for a total value of £940,000 ($1,163,366.34).
About Vodafone Group plc
Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) is a mobile communications company which provides services to mobile voice, messaging, data and fixed line. The Company’s money transfer service, M-Pesa, enables people in emerging markets, to send and receive money through a mobile phone. The Company also has products such as international money transfer, savings and loans, salary disbursements and access to insurance products in different markets.
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