Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Vodafone Group Plc LSE:VOD London Ordinary Share GB00BH4HKS39 ORD USD0.20 20/21
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -0.30p -0.19% 161.00p 160.72p 160.78p 162.90p 160.06p 160.18p 94,567,095 16:35:23
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Mobile Telecommunications 37,636.6 -2,252.2 -25.0 - 43,011

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11/10/2019
10:52
SentimentRules still short here at 1.47 hes burning everywhere hmmmm loving that smell
1oughton
11/10/2019
10:51
MAKE NO BONES ABOUT IT. RECENT RNS's ABOUT TOSCA'S VORACIOUS SHARE-BUYING AND STAKE-BUILDING IN TALKTALK; 1. 12th. SEPTEMBER, TOSCA @ 18.7% and INCREASE to 20.1%, 2. 2nd. OCTOBER, TOSCA @ 20.1% and INCREASE to 22%, 3. 9th. OCTOBER, TOSCA @ 22% and INCREASE to 23.5% 4. 10th. OCTOBER, TOSCA @ 23.5% and INCREASE to 25.6% TOSCA have bought another enormous chunk of almost 7% of TalkTalk in just one month. That's a lot of shares to buy in a very short space of time in my view. Why the enormous appetite? ALL IMO. DYOR. QP
quepassa
10/10/2019
21:20
Yes your right, just read the definition of noise.
beerboy2
10/10/2019
19:57
Think you are looking at noise - late trades and not an unusual volume day
davr0s
10/10/2019
19:43
whats going on with all those massive sells after 4 , looks like the share price is set to fall tomorrow
beerboy2
10/10/2019
17:17
Suspect Vodafone's management don't know what they're doing either frankly. Their customer service is woeful as well.
crossing_the_rubicon
10/10/2019
13:14
Astonishing. Tosca have just bought another 2.1% of TalkTalk as per today's RNS. Tosca now own 25.6% of Talktalk. That's a lot of shares to buy in just a few days. That's a major stake in TalkTalk. Watch this space. ALL IMO. DYOR. QP
quepassa
10/10/2019
13:09
That article by Karl is abit naff really.Don't think HE actually understands what Vodafone are doing.
anony mous
10/10/2019
11:16
Will closing 1,000 shops help the Vodafone share price? Karl Loomes | Wednesday, 9th October, 2019 I can�t really remember the last time I chose a phone in an actual shop. I look online at the different models, memory, and networks I�m considering, and then either get the phone there and then, or at best order it to collect in store. It seems that Vodafone Group (LSE: VOD) has realised this is the same for most people these days, and has announced they will be closing down 1,000 shops across Europe as part of a broader transformation of its real estate. Looking at the details it certainly seems like a move in the right direction to me, but I am not convinced it is enough to make me buy the stock quite yet. Consolidation, digitisation, and data analysis Interestingly, Vodafone has taken this latest decision after analysing the data received from a trial in Spain � CEO Nick Read says that by combining information from its customers, finances, and outside sources such as Facebook, the company was better able to understand how people use its stores. I find it slightly worrying that it took this amount of effort to realise what most of us have known for years � fewer people use shops to buy their phones. Indeed independent retailers such as Carphone Warehouse have been struggling because of this shift. Vodafone�s move will see 40% of its stores transformed in some way � likely consolidated to larger shops or reduced in size to �click-and-collect� outlets � while 15% of its 7,700 European stores are set to close entirely. Strangely, Vodafone says these closures will not be coming from the UK, where it announced last month it would be spending �5.5m to open 24 new franchise stores. Unfortunately for the company, this seems to me to be an indication that they don�t really get the nature of this shift online, but are rather just taking fairly standard costs cutting efforts in Europe. Fundamental shift This fundamental shift from real world stores to online shopping is of course, one that is impacting almost every retailer, and has been taking place for at least a decade (if not longer). It still surprises me that it has taken so many firms so long to realise it, if indeed they have at all, and fewer still to react to the transformation. On the surface this latest move from Vodafone seems to be a step in the right direction, but opening stores in the UK suggests it is not quite ready to shift its strategy more profoundly. It just doesn�t seem to get it. Of course actual store sales make up only a fraction of its revenue and profits, acting more as a customer service channel and a branding presence. Just a few months ago Vodafone announced plans for the potential flotation of its cell tower business. On the investor front, it was forced to cut its dividend by 40% recently in an attempt to bolster its balance sheet. I can�t help but feel Vodafone is somewhat of the old guard in the mobile phone business, and that it may be starting to show. I do think this latest announcement about stores is a good thing, but as of yet I just don�t see enough to tempt me to buy any shares. spud
spud
10/10/2019
08:36
225p - just what I need to get back to even on the majority of my share holding. Not one of my most inspired investments.
lord gnome
09/10/2019
12:59
FWIW :- UBS Buy 161.96 207.00 Unchanged
skinny
09/10/2019
12:48
For followers of the telecoms sector. Tosca Asset Management have just INCREASED their shareholding in TalkTalk to an eye-watering 23.5%. ALL IMO. DYOR. QP
quepassa
09/10/2019
12:25
Vodafone to close 15% of European stores HTTPS://www.sharecast.com/news/news-and-announcements/vodafone-to-close-15-of-european-stores--7063370.html
philanderer
09/10/2019
11:11
JP Morgan raises target price on Vodafone Analysts at JP Morgan raised their price target on telco giant Vodafone to 225p from 209p on Tuesday, pointing to the group's move to begin monetising its towers and the approval of its Liberty Global deal as their key reasoning. Whilst JP Morgan acknowledged that Vodafone had "fast become a popular hedge fund long", it reiterated its 'overweight' rating on the firm given a "plentiful catalyst pipeline". JP Morgan expects Vodafone's second-quarter results to deliver a second sequential revenue trend improvement, a constructive message around mid-term growth outlook and further evidence of ongoing tower monetisation efforts. As a result, JPM raised its second-quarter organic services revenue estimates to 0.1% for 2019 and 2020, noting it sees risks "skewed to the upside". "We expect easing comps to support ongoing q/q improvements through H2 and believe Europe will approach stabilisation in Q4," added JP Morgan, which also forecast first-half organic underlying earnings to grow 0.5% year-on-year. spud
spud
09/10/2019
10:11
UBS Buy 207.00 - Unchanged
florenceorbis
09/10/2019
09:32
Vodafone to close more than 1,000 shops in Europe Updated / Wednesday, 9 Oct 2019 07:43 Vodafone is planning to shut 15% of its 7,700 stores in Europe Vodafone will shut 15% of its 7,700 stores in Europe and upgrade some of the remaining outlets as customers buy more online and change their expectations of in-store shopping, chief executive Nick Read said. The group will overhaul its European stores using data to give insight into what customers want in each location, with 40% of the stores transformed by the end of 2021, Nick Read said. Customer service offered by Apple and Amazon had changed expectations, and Vodafone hopes to improve its services faster than former incumbent rivals like BT, Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica with targeted and personalised marketing, he said. "If you believe that 40% of your transactions are going to be digital, then how does that impact why someone goes to a store. The journeys and the purpose of the store changes," Read told reporters at a briefing in Germany. "That means that we will have more 'experience' stores, less standard format stores (and) more convenience, and kiosk and click-to-collect stores," he added. Read said the group would use new technology such as its AI-powered chatbot to help customers buy products and services in just three clicks. Vodafone, the world's second largest mobile operator, however, plans to continue store openings in of Britain. In September, it announced plans to open 24 new franchise stores in Britain this year, and it is examining the possibility of opening 50 more stores in 2020 in conjunction with new online services. Although Britain is Vodafone's home market, it is not in the vanguard of Read's plan to create a "gigabit" company centred on 5G mobile, ultrafast cable and fibre broadband, and a European pay-TV platform second only to Comcast's Sky in customer numbers. Germany will be the engine of growth, Read said, with growth driven by the acquisition of Unitymedia, the largest cable network in the $22 billion deal to buy Liberty Global assets, which was completed in July. "I definitely think (Germany's) the heart of the company, because it's 40% of the free cash flow," he said. "Now we have a fantastic asset position in that marketplace." He said by the 2022 financial year Vodafone's German broadband network, comprising cable and fibre, would include 25 million premises against 8 million for other fibre providers. "We have a structural advantage that cannot be closed in any short-time horizon, which is why we really want to drive penetration," he said. Unitymedia was being integrated faster than any other previous acquisition, he said, with better execution, despite its significantly larger size. "We feel very confident on the cost, the capex and the revenue synergies," he said. Vodafone is aiming to cut costs by �1.2 billion by its 2021 financial year. RTE.IE
florenceorbis
09/10/2019
07:45
PRESS: Vodafone To Close 1,000 Phone Stores In Europe Amid Revamp - FT Source: Alliance News Vodafone Group PLC is to close 1,000 shops in Europe within two years and upgrade some of the remaining outlets, as part of an overhaul of its retail division. spud
spud
08/10/2019
19:10
https://on.ft.com/33eTVoi
sentimentrules
08/10/2019
13:37
Sentiment indeed still short 149 zone..many a buyer would swap position for my -11 points looool Not be long now...
sentimentrules
08/10/2019
13:35
Have ignored them for years - about as accurate as a coin toss imo
davr0s
08/10/2019
13:17
I think a lot of us are now very cynical about broker notes and price targets. Still, nice to read - thanks, philanderer!
grahamite2
08/10/2019
10:51
Well it was good for the first 10 minutes - looks like we are going to give away all our gains from yesterday .
fudge10
08/10/2019
10:07
JPMORGAN RAISES VODAFONE PRICE TARGET TO 225 (209) PENCE - 'OVERWEIGHT'
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