Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) currently has a daily average trading volume of 3.23M but it saw 2738933 shares traded on Wednesday. With a market cap of 41.18B USD. Stock’s current market price of $15.23 came rising about 0.26 while comparing to the previous closing price of $15.19. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $21.72 and as low as $11.46. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $15.24 while lowest mark touched by it was $15.05.
Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) gives us an average price of $15.44, while its current price level is -29.88% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 32.90% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $15.74 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $16.87. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 1.49% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 1.66%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 44.09 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
Data by FactSet Research shows that 21 analysts have issued their ratings for the stock. 1 of them are in opinions that stock is a Sell, while 1 are advising it as an Overweight. 16 analysts suggested the investors to Buy the stock while 2 advised them to Hold. Recommendations by all of those brokerages imply a consensus rating of Overweight for the stock and that issued by Wall Street to investors is Strong Buy.
The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the Standpoint Research which upgraded the stock as “Buy” in its note to investors issued on May 18, 2020, recommending a price target of for it. Exane BNP Paribas also issued its recommendations for the stock as it upgraded the price target for the stock is.
Over the week, VOD’s stock price is moving -2.12% down while it is -3.79% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -21.21% down and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -17.50%.
The company is expected to be releasing its next quarterly report in 11/17/2020, for which analysts forecasted an EPS of $0 while estimate for next year EPS is $0.
Currently, Vodafone Group Plc’s total number of outstanding shares is 2.70B with 0.07% of that held by the insiders while 8.34% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 2.10%. It has a 29.18 of forward P/E ratio. Stock’s beta reads 0.85. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 0.59 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 0.77.
A filing at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Vanguard Windsor Funds – Vanguard came shrinking its share ownership by 0.00% in the Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) decreasing its stake to 0.34% with control over 0.0 shares in the company. As per SEC documents, Vanguard Windsor Funds – Vanguard shunned 9,082,432 of company’s common stock of worth $138.05 million as per recent closing price of the stock. Vanguard Windsor Funds – Vanguard is not the only institutional holder which restructured its stake in Vodafone Group Plc, as T Rowe Price Overseas Stock Fund dumped 6,975,594 shares of worth $106.03 million to bring its holdings to a total of 33800.0 shares. In the most recent quarter, DFA International Value Series came cutting its stake by 0.00% in the company and now holds 4.01 million or 0.15% of the company’s stake having worth of about 60.97 million.