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Vodafone Group Plc LSE:VOD London Ordinary Share GB00BH4HKS39 ORD USD0.20 20/21
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -1.02p -0.79% 128.02p 51,143,338 16:35:06
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127.92p 127.96p 128.76p 127.78p 128.02p
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Mobile Telecommunications 37,637.91 -2,252.28 -25.04 34,200.6

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15/6/201919:29Vodafone - Charts & News649
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15/6/2019
09:20
Vodafone Daily Update: Vodafone Group Plc is listed in the Mobile Telecommunications sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker VOD. The last closing price for Vodafone was 129.04p.
Vodafone Group Plc has a 4 week average price of 122.22p and a 12 week average price of 122.22p.
The 1 year high share price is 191.56p while the 1 year low share price is currently 122.22p.
There are currently 26,715,060,473 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 100,884,196 shares. The market capitalisation of Vodafone Group Plc is £34,200,620,417.53.
13/6/2019
09:39
car1pet: interesting morning. The Germans are complaining that the 5G was too expensive and it will slow down development of 5G cos the operators have spent too much on the licences. And yet the VOD share price is up over 2p. Maybe it will fall back tomorrow when the reality sets in. Having a licence is one thing but VOD has to deliver a service. Has it got the money?
11/6/2019
11:25
maywillow: cityam Tuesday 11 June 2019 11:00 am Vodafone: Has the share price found a floor? What is city talk? Latest Share Interactive Investor Talk Contributor Follow Interactive Investor By Graeme Evans from interactive investor. At extreme levels and with a heap of bad news priced in, this analyst discusses how they can recover. Vodafone: Has the share price found a floor? Source: iStock Rebuilding confidence in the battered Vodafone (LSE:VOD) share price won’t be quick or easy, particularly with sentiment still largely negative after last month’s first ever dividend cut. What matters most at the moment is whether the blue-chip stock has found a floor after diving to a near ten-year low in the wake of CEO Nick Read’s dramatic 40% dividend reduction. Analysts at UBS think they probably have, arguing in a note published today that the negative news surrounding the mobile phone giant now looks to be largely priced in. They said: “We think the share price underperformance over the past 12 months has been overdone and that the shares can re-rate as operating momentum gradually improves and overhangs disappear.” While the Vodafone valuation now looks cheap, the broker believes that re-rating may have to wait until there are signs of a stabilisation in service revenues. Vodafone will also need to show it can successfully monetise its portfolio of phone masts and towers, as well as sell other assets on top of existing plans to offload its New Zealand business to private equity. UBS continues to hold a price target of 207p, which is among the more optimistic in the City. Shares fell 4% last week to 128.4p, although this reflected the impact of the stock going ex-dividend. Source: TradingView Past performance is not a guide to future performance The broker’s research describes investor sentiment overall as remaining bearish, with long-only investors more likely than hedge funds to be pessimistic. “We think the share price is at extreme levels and is assuming that revenue declines continue,” they added. UBS notes there’s been limited push-back from investors on the reasons behind the dividend cut, with Vodafone looking to de-leverage at a time when resources are already strained by 5G spectrum auctions and infrastructure demands. Among its reasons for optimism, UBS points to continued strong growth in mobile data usage and evidence that consumers are still willing to pay more for their services. This should support the key metric of average revenue per user (ARPU). While European ARPUs are low compared with other markets such as United States, UBS sees improving trends in the UK and Germany as customers pay more for extra services. This should contribute to a gradual improvement in service revenue trends from the second quarter of this financial year, helped by favourable comparatives against last year. The broker added: “While risks remain that promotional activity in Spain could flare up again when Vodafone loses the La Liga rights, the outlook in the UK and Germany looks resilient.” Even after last month’s dividend cut, the yield on Vodafone shares has remained punchy at around 6%. The group has also committed to returning to a progressive dividend policy. The purchase of European assets from Liberty Global in May 2018 fuelled Vodafone’s debt worries, leading to leverage approaching three times underlying earnings. The question now for Vodafone investors will be whether Read can maximise the benefits of the Liberty deal, as well as boost returns from infrastructure assets and achieve his business simplification goals. These articles are provided for information purposes only.
30/5/2019
07:33
la forge: Is the Vodafone Group plc share price grossly undervalued? Could Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) (VOD.L) deliver improving share price performance? May 30, 2019 Robert Stephens, CFA Vodafone (LON:VOD) INVESTOMANIA The near-term prospects for the Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) (VOD.L) share price continue to be uncertain in my opinion. Investor sentiment is weak, and its decision to reduce its dividend payments may not resonate with investors who have historically seen the business as a solid income opportunity. Therefore, after falling by over 35% in the last year, a further period of volatility in the short run would not surprise me. Investors may remain cautious about the financial outlook for the business, with it investing heavily in 5G and in making acquisitions. This could put additional pressure on its balance sheet to my mind, and may mean that its future dividend prospects are less appealing than investors had previously hoped. That said, I feel that the Vodafone share price offers recovery potential over the long run. Under a new CEO, it is aiming to become increasingly efficient. It is in the process of simplifying its business model, while also seeking to amplify its financial performance through a series of partnerships in key markets. Although a dividend cut may not be a popular move in the short run, I feel that it can be helpful to the long-term prospects of a business in some cases. It can help to ease pressure on cash flow, while also providing capital to reinvest in growth opportunities or shore-up a balance sheet. Other FTSE 100 companies have cut their dividends in the past and gone on to deliver improving financial performance that has led to sustainable dividend growth. Although that situation may seem to be some way off in the case of Vodafone, I think that at its current share price and with it having what I view as a sound strategy, it may offer turnaround potential over the long run. In the near term, though, further share price disappointment may be ahead as a result of weak investor sentiment. About Robert Stephens, CFA 5936 Articles Robert Stephens is a CFA Charterholder and an Equity Analyst by trade. He is a passionate private investor who has been buying and selling shares for many years, owning a wide range of UK shares in the process. He has written for Citywire and The Motley Fool US and now runs his own business. To contact Robert, please email info@investomania.co.uk or use one of the other contact methods available on the 'Contact Us' page
09/5/2019
12:04
cyberian: Well despite the market concerns over China/US trade issue (maybe some silly tactical plays by both sides at present which will get sorted as critical for each party), the BT.A results and dividend policy were quite positive for VOD next Thursday,I hope. BT have maintained their divi levels at the same for the previous year having dropped the interim only slightly last November, but now adjusted upwards. They have also stated that they will maintain the divi for 2020 at the same level, which is good news...return at present share price is now 7.13p. BT also like VOD have a program to build further capacity for future growth, so again quite encouraging. Maybe on a different day the positives from the BT figures may have presented some reassurance and upside for the VOD share price. So on balance the marker left by BT results should calm some anxiety over our results and div issue which will be revealed a week today. I hope a few other posters will agree?
09/4/2019
20:47
mastey: Not persuaded gentleman .Vodafone Group Plc (“VodafoneR21;) announces the placement of £2.88 billion of mandatory convertible bonds, to be issued in two tranches, one with an 18 month maturity and the other with a three year maturity (together, the “Bonds”). The Bonds will be physically settled on mandatory conversion in accordance with their terms. Vodafone will be entitled to satisfy this delivery obligation by allotting and issuing new ordinary shares of Vodafone (“Ordinary Shares”) to Bondholders or by transferring existing Ordinary Shares from treasury. The number of Ordinary Shares into which the Bonds are initially convertible (determined by dividing the nominal amount of the Bonds by the Conversion Price described below) represents approximately 5% of Vodafone’s share capital and accordingly falls within the limits approved by Vodafone’s shareholders at its annual general meeting in July 2015 for the purposes of making offers of Ordinary Shares on a non-pre-emptive basis. The initial Conversion Price will be determined on the basis of the higher of (i) GBP2.1730 (being Vodafone’s closing share price on the London Stock Exchange (the “LSE”) on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, the “initial Share Price”) and (ii) the arithmetic average of the daily volume-weighted average prices of an Ordinary Share on the LSE over a period of three consecutive scheduled trading days starting on 19 February 2016. The Conversion Price, as so determined, will be announced by Vodafone following the close of market trading on the LSE on 23 February 2016. Settlement and closing is scheduled to take place on 25 February 2016. Vodafone intends to hedge its exposure under the Bonds to any future movements in its share price by an option strategy comprising (i) the purchase of cash-settled call options from, and (ii) the sale of cash settled put options to, J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc (or their respective affiliates). The option strategy is designed to hedge the economic impact of share price movements during the term of the Bonds. Should Vodafone decide to buy back Ordinary Shares to mitigate the dilution resulting from conversion of the Bonds, the hedging strategy is intended to provide a hedge for the repurchase price. The options are expected to be scheduled for settlement on 55 consecutive trading days beginning three days after the maturity date of each tranche of Bonds at the arithmetic average of the daily volume-weighted average prices of an Ordinary Share on the LSE, BATS, Chi-X and any other exchange determined at the relevant time. Vodafone may execute on-market share buy-backs of Ordinary Shares prior to or following the maturity date of each tranche of the Bonds. Any share buy-backs would be for an aggregate number of Ordinary Shares not exceeding the number of Ordinary Shares required to be delivered to holders of the Bonds following their conversion. Vodafone may consider using the proceeds of any monetisation of the two tranches of Verizon loan notes which it holds (which it received as partial consideration for the sale of its indirect stake in Verizon Wireless in 2014) to fund the relevant on-market share buy-backs of Ordinary Shares. The Bonds will be issued at par. The coupon has been fixed at 1.50% per annum (in respect of the Bonds with an 18 month maturity) and 2.00% per annum (in respect of the Bonds with a three year maturity). The Bonds (less an amount equal to the present value of all future coupons payable under the Bonds) are expected to be accounted for as equity. In addition, and in accordance with securities of this type, the Bonds will represent subordinated debt of Vodafone and all coupon payments to be made under the Bonds are deferrable at Vodafone’s option. Bondholders can elect to convert the Bonds into Shares at any time on or after 6 April 2016. It is anticipated that J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc and/or their respective affiliates will enter into transactions to hedge their respective positions under the call and put options described above, which may include transactions to be conducted during the reference period for the determination of the initial Conversion Price. In connection with their respective positions, J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc subscribed for and have been allocated, at Vodafone’s sole discretion, 45% of the aggregate nominal amount of the Bonds to be issued.
10/3/2019
22:06
g2theary: What's the main reason for the repression in VOD share price in the last 12 months? These week cheap. I've read a bit about competition issues and by the looks of the low dividend cover it may not be sustainable? Any opinion? Thanks in advance
24/2/2019
08:26
maywillow: INVEZZ Vodafone share price: Group agrees network deal with Telecom Italia Telecom companies to work to speed up 5G deployment Alice Young by Alice Young Friday, 22 Feb 2019, 09:14 GMT Vodafone share price: Group agrees network deal with Telecom Italia Vodafone (LON:VOD) and Telecom Italia are planning to enter into a new infrastructure sharing partnership as they look to speed up deployment of fifth-generation mobile phone services, the companies have said. The telecom companies are also looking into a potential business combination of their respective passive towers located in Italy into a single entity. Vodafone’s share price has climbed into positive territory in London this morning, having gained 1.44 percent to 143.24p as of 08:42 GMT. The stock is outperforming the broader UK market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index currently standing 0.24 percent higher at 7,184.94 points. The group’s shares have lost just under 30 percent of their value over the past year, as compared with about a one-percent fall in the Footsie. Network deal with TIM Vodafone and Telecom Italia Group (TIM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday, outlining non-binding terms in relation to a potential partnership for active network sharing and an expansion of their existing passive sharing agreement. “This partnership will allow us to generate significant benefits for our customers and other stakeholders, who will be able to enjoy the best 5G experience, made available in a shorter period of time and across a wider geographical area,” Aldo Bisio, CEO of Vodafone Italia, commented in the statement. Analysts on Vodafone Deutsche Bank reaffirmed Vodafone as a ‘buy’ today, without specifying a price target on the shares. According to MarketBeat, the blue-chip group currently has a consensus ‘buy’ rating and an average price target of 200.11p. Earlier this month, the London-listed telecoms group selected Ernst & Young as its new auditor, replacing PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) because of the audit firm’s role as administrator to Phones 4U, which collapsed four years ago. As of 09:15 GMT, Friday, 22 February, Vodafone Group plc share price is 143.24p.
25/1/2019
16:20
la forge: --Vodafone shares hit their lowest level since 2010 after the telecoms company reported a third-quarter revenue decline and warned the slump will continue into the fourth quarter. --Vodafone blamed price competition in Italy and Spain, as well as weak consumer spending in South Africa for the weaker revenue figure. --New Chief Executive Nick Read is under pressure to turnaround Vodafone's revenue and reduce its debt pile, in order to avoid cutting the dividend. By Adam Clark Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.LN) shares hit their lowest level for almost a decade on Friday, after new Chief Executive Nick Read failed to convince investors the telecommunications giant can arrest falling European revenue. London-based Vodafone said it generated revenue of 11 billion euros ($12.48 billion) in the quarter to Dec. 31, compared with EUR11.80 billion in the year-earlier period. Revenue was hit by accounting changes, the sale of its Qatari business and foreign exchange. Organic service revenue--a figure closely watched by analysts--rose 0.1% in the third quarter, Vodafone said. This represents a slowdown from the 0.5% increase posted for the three months to Sept. 30. Service revenue declined 1.1% in Europe on an organic basis to EUR7.50 billion. Vodafone's consumer businesses in Spain and Italy were hit by continuing price competition, while growth slowed in Germany. Earlier in January, Vodafone said it plans to cut up to 1,200 jobs in Spain, almost a quarter of its workforce. "Lower mobile contract churn across our markets and improved customer trends in Italy and Spain are encouraging. However, these have not yet translated into our financial results," Chief Executive Nick Read said. Mr. Read, who took over from long-serving head Vittorio Colao in October, told analysts that Vodafone's fourth-quarter looked set to be the trough of its European service revenue ahead of easier comparative periods in its new fiscal year. The prospect of further revenue decline spooked investors and Vodafone shares traded down over 4% by afternoon in the London session, hitting their lowest price since 2010. Organic growth also slowed in Vodafone's Rest of World segment, where a 4.9% increase fell short of the 7.7% achieved in the preceding quarter. Vodafone blamed lower data-revenue growth in South Africa amid a slowdown in consumer spending. Continued revenue decline has raised doubts over Vodafone's generous dividend payout, which now stands at 9% of its share price and has risen every year since 1990. Profits no longer fully cover the payout, which was frozen in November while Mr. Read tackles the company's EUR32.1 billion debt pile. Vodafone has options with its towers but also faces a threat from 5G spectrum," says RBC's Wilton Fry. "We regard the dividend as unsustainable even before we consider a macro downturn." Mr. Read has laid out plans to reduce operating costs by EUR1.2 billion by 2021. Earlier this week Vodafone struck a deal with Telefonica SA's (TEF.MC) O2 brand to share 5G, and potentially open the path to a sale of their joint-venture mobile mast business in the U.K. Vodafone maintained its guidance for underlying organic adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization--its preferred profit measure--to grow around 3% in the year ending March 31, and for free cash flow of around EUR5.4 billion. --Adria Calatayud contributed to this article. Write to Adam Clark at adam.clark@dowjones.com (END) Dow Jones Newswires January 25, 2019 10:40 ET (15:40 GMT)
25/1/2019
09:28
florenceorbis: Https://investomania.co.uk/2019/01/does-the-vodafone-group-plc-share-price-have-investment-appeal-after-todays-trading-update/ Does the Vodafone Group plc share price have investment appeal after today’s trading update? Can Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) (VOD.L) deliver improving share price performance? January 25, 2019 Robert Stephens Vodafone (LON:VOD) Vodafone share price Vodafone share price The Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) (VOD.L) share price is down 1% today after the company released a trading update for the quarter ended 31 December 2018. In my view, the company continues to make progress with the delivery of its strategy. It is moving towards a simpler operating model, while investing heavily in digital opportunities. Partnering is likely to become an area of increased interest for the business in future, as it aims to reduce costs and improve asset utilisation. During the quarter, the company’s revenue declined by €0.8 billion to €11 billion, while third quarter organic service revenue grew by 0.1%. The company’s performance in Europe was similar to the second quarter, with service revenues decreasing by 1.1%. There was, however, improving customer and financial trends in Italy, as well as robust retail growth in Germany. The company also experienced reduced churn in Spain, as well as a consistent performance in the UK. Vodafone’s Rest of World segment grew by 4.9%, with a decline in South Africa as a result of a weak economy being offset by strong performance in other markets. Mobile contract churn was reduced by 2 percentage points. As part of its increased focus on partnerships, the company intends to extend its existing UK network sharing agreement with Telefonica O2 to include 5G services. With Vodafone on track to meet guidance for the full year, I think its performance in the third quarter was relatively positive. Sure, there is a long way to go with the implementation of its refreshed strategy. But I think it could create a stronger and more efficient business which is better able to generate improving financial performance. Trading on a dividend yield of 8.8%, I think the stock offers a margin of safety. Therefore, I believe it has recovery potential over a long-term time period.
09/11/2018
17:48
careful: Why as the Vod share price collapsed.
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