Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:VOD) has a beta value of 0.73 and has seen 5.63 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $34.06B, closed the last trade at $12.16 per share which meant it lost -$0.34 on the day or -2.72% during that session. The VOD stock price is -56.66% off its 52-week high price of $19.05 and -1.48% below the 52-week low of $12.34. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 5.7 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 4.88 million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (VOD) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.30. 3 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 10 out of 23 have rated it as a Hold, with 9 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight.
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:VOD) trade information
Sporting -2.72% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the red over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, 09/20/22 when the VOD stock price touched $12.16 or saw a rise of 3.87%. Year-to-date, Vodafone Group Public Limited Company shares have moved -18.55%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -2.64%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:VOD) have changed -15.56%. Short interest in the company has seen 5.04 million shares shorted with days to cover at 0.86.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $17.72, which means that the shares’ value could jump 31.38% from current levels. The projected low price target is $11.58 while the price target rests at a high of $27.10. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -122.86% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 4.77% from current levels.
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (VOD) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Vodafone Group Public Limited Company shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -28.68% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -14.06%, compared to -11.80% for the industry.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was 23.90% over the past 5 years.
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company is expected to release its next earnings report in October this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.98 at a share yield of 8.04%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months.
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:VOD)’s Major holders
Insiders own 0.00% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 9.58% with a share float percentage of 9.58%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Vodafone Group Public Limited Company having a total of 632 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Renaissance Technologies, LLC with over 27.54 million shares worth more than $457.68 million. As of Mar 30, 2022, Renaissance Technologies, LLC held 0.98% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management, LLC, with the holding of over 21.48 million shares as of Mar 30, 2022. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $356.98 million and represent 0.77% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard/Windsor II and Price (T.Rowe) Overseas Stock Fund. As of Apr 29, 2022, the former fund manager holds about 0.39% shares in the company for having 10.81 million shares of worth $164.23 million while later fund manager owns 8.46 million shares of worth $128.5 million as of Apr 29, 2022, which makes it owner of about 0.30% of company’s outstanding stock.