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Vodafone Group LSE:VOD London Ordinary Share GB00BH4HKS39 ORD USD0.20 20/21
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -0.16p -0.11% 146.60p 16,467,725 10:32:30
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
146.58p 146.60p 147.00p 144.94p 146.46p
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Mobile Telecommunications 40,952.34 3,410.13 7.72 19.3 39,164.3

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22/3/2019
08:20
Vodafone Daily Update: Vodafone Group is listed in the Mobile Telecommunications sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker VOD. The last closing price for Vodafone was 146.76p.
Vodafone Group has a 4 week average price of 131p and a 12 week average price of 131p.
The 1 year high share price is 214.60p while the 1 year low share price is currently 131p.
There are currently 26,715,060,473 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 81,370,387 shares. The market capitalisation of Vodafone Group is £39,062,761,423.62.
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.
25/9/2018
07:58
eeza: As is the VOD share price.
30/8/2018
13:12
diku: Now that VZ is back in US hands how easy is it for US brokers to manipulate weakness in Vod share price...get your traders to short the shares ahead of downgrade...then announce the downgrade...makes you wonder if FTSE shares are the easiest in the western world to short/long/manipulate hence FTSE lags behind...is it a basket case?...
27/8/2018
00:48
garycook: Why the Vodafone share price and 7.6% dividend yield may make it the bargain of the FTSE 100 G A Chester | Sunday, 26th August, 2018 | More on: VOD Image source: Getty Images. The Vodafone (LSE: VOD) share price has performed poorly so far in 2018. It ended last year at 235p and has fallen a whopping 25%. I saw good value in the stock at 184p in early July. The forecast 12-month price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 18.4 and the prospective dividend yield was 7.1%. The shares have subsequently declined further to around 176p. The P/E has come down to 17.4 and the dividend yield has risen to 7.6%. Is Vodafone now even better value or has news since July dampened my enthusiasm for it? Sustainable dividend? Vodafone’s dividend has always been a big part of the total return equation for investors. The current yield is higher than it’s been for many years and this makes Vodafone a strong investment proposition — if the dividend is sustainable. Some commentators are concerned that Vodafone’s earnings haven’t been covering its dividend and that it may not be able to afford the payout in the future. However, I believe this concern is overdone. When it comes to assessing dividend affordability, accounting earnings can be less useful than free cash flow (FCF). This is the amount of cash a company has left over after paying all its operating expenses and maintenance capital expenditures. As the table below shows, while Vodafone’s accounting earnings aren’t covering its dividend, its FCF has increased to a much healthier level, both before the costs of spectrum acquisition (part maintenance and part growth capex) and after. 2016 2017 2018 Earnings (€bn) 1.83 2.25 3.22 FCF pre-spectrum (€bn) 1.27 4.06 5.42 FCF (€bn) (2.16) 3.32 4.04 Dividends (€bn) (4.19) (3.71) (3.92) As you can see, FCF for the financial year ended 31 March 2018 was well ahead of earnings and covered the dividend. It’s worth noting, incidentally, that while Vodafone’s P/E is relatively elevated, its P/FCF is more attractive. The company stated in its last annual report that investment in spectrum will be higher in the next two years. Nevertheless, on a longer view it said: “We expect that our FCF generation will — on average — continue to cover our dividend obligations.” And the board reiterated its intention to increase the dividend each year. Strong balance sheet Vodafone’s net debt at the last year-end was €31.5bn compared with shareholders’ equity of €67.6bn, giving gearing (net debt as a percentage of shareholders’ equity) of 47%. This level of gearing is relatively conservative. BT’s is 93% and a number of popular FTSE 100 dividend stocks have gearing of well over 100%. Vodafone’s strong balance sheet can comfortably accommodate its agreed €18bn deal to buy cable networks in Germany and eastern Europe owned by US firm Liberty Global. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to complete in mid-2019 and should be a further driver of future FCF and dividends. Bargain buy? Vodafone reported intense competition in India and increased competition in Italy and Spain in a Q1 trading update last month. However, challenging conditions in some markets are almost inevitable for an international behemoth. And with the board reiterating its outlook for the full-year, I didn’t see anything in the trading update to derail Vodafone’s near-term or longer-term prospects, or to suggest that the stock isn’t a bargain. Of course, there’s no saying whether it is the bargain of the FTSE 100 — there are other contenders — but I believe the stock has the potential to deliver a high total return for investors. As such, I rate it a ‘buy’.
09/6/2018
21:16
clive7878: Surely VOD share price should be doing better than of late. Even Verison has done poorly.
29/5/2018
17:05
woodhawk: I don't need to see an "attainment breakdown for the referendum voting results". I already know the overwhelming majority of Brexiteers were senile or thick, xenophobic morons. But what has that to do with the VOD share price?
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