Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seventeen analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and twelve have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $134.71.
VOD has been the subject of a number of research reports. Bank of America reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $144.00 price target on shares of Vodafone Group in a research report on Tuesday. Kepler Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $175.00 price target on shares of Vodafone Group in a research report on Tuesday. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group in a research report on Friday, November 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Vodafone Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday.
Shares of NASDAQ VOD traded down $0.66 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $19.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,198,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,783,514. The company has a current ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07. The firm has a market cap of $56.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 33.08, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 0.80. Vodafone Group has a 12-month low of $15.53 and a 12-month high of $21.73. The business’s 50 day moving average is $20.29 and its two-hundred day moving average is $18.17.
About Vodafone Group
Vodafone Group Plc engages in telecommunication services in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company's consumer products include mobile services, such as call, text, and data; broadband; television offerings and voice; mobile money services through M-pesa; Giga TV, an advanced digital service; and converged communication solutions, such as GigaKombi, Vodafone One Net Enterprise, Vodafone One, and Vodafone Meet Anywhere.
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