Vodafone Group Public Limited (LON:VOD) Receives Average Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Vodafone Group Public Limited (LON:VODGet Rating) have earned an average rating of “Moderate Buy” from the thirteen analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 165.92 ($2.03).

A number of research firms recently issued reports on VOD. Barclays set a GBX 140 ($1.71) price objective on shares of Vodafone Group Public in a report on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Vodafone Group Public in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 145 ($1.78) price objective on shares of Vodafone Group Public in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 175 ($2.14) target price on Vodafone Group Public in a research report on Monday, June 13th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 180 ($2.20) price target on Vodafone Group Public in a research report on Monday, June 6th.

LON VOD opened at GBX 126.56 ($1.55) on Thursday. The business’s fifty day moving average is GBX 125.38 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 124.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 126.82, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.69. The stock has a market capitalization of £35.60 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.78. Vodafone Group Public has a one year low of GBX 105 ($1.29) and a one year high of GBX 141.60 ($1.73).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 1st will be issued a dividend of €0.05 ($0.05) per share. This represents a yield of 3.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 1st. Vodafone Group Public’s payout ratio is presently 1.48%.

About Vodafone Group Public (Get Rating)

Vodafone Group Public Limited Company engages in telecommunication services in Europe and internationally. The company offers mobile services that enable customers to call, text, and access data; fixed line services, including broadband, television (TV) offerings, and voice; and convergence services under the GigaKombi and Vodafone One names to customers.

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