Vodafone Group Public Limited (NASDAQ:VOD) Shares Bought by Veriti Management LLC

Veriti Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vodafone Group Public Limited (NASDAQ:VODGet Rating) by 60.4% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 59,857 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after acquiring an additional 22,538 shares during the period. Veriti Management LLC’s holdings in Vodafone Group Public were worth $995,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Iron Horse Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in Vodafone Group Public during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $38,000. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC lifted its stake in Vodafone Group Public by 169.1% during the 1st quarter. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC now owns 5,027 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $84,000 after acquiring an additional 3,159 shares during the period. BancFirst Trust & Investment Management lifted its stake in Vodafone Group Public by 4.1% during the 1st quarter. BancFirst Trust & Investment Management now owns 30,275 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $503,000 after acquiring an additional 1,204 shares during the period. Dixon Hughes Goodman Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Vodafone Group Public by 291.2% during the 1st quarter. Dixon Hughes Goodman Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 1,901 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $32,000 after acquiring an additional 1,415 shares during the period. Finally, Evergreen Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vodafone Group Public by 11.9% during the 4th quarter. Evergreen Capital Management LLC now owns 13,554 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $202,000 after purchasing an additional 1,436 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 9.07% of the company’s stock.

Shares of VOD opened at $15.67 on Thursday. Vodafone Group Public Limited has a 52-week low of $14.42 and a 52-week high of $19.05. The company has a quick ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $15.87 and its two-hundred day moving average is $16.37.

The firm also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.455 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 3rd. This represents a yield of 9.6%.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on VOD. Credit Suisse Group cut their target price on shares of Vodafone Group Public from GBX 150 ($1.84) to GBX 140 ($1.71) in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. StockNews.com raised shares of Vodafone Group Public from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 30th. Berenberg Bank lowered shares of Vodafone Group Public from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 5th. UBS Group cut their price target on shares of Vodafone Group Public from GBX 147 ($1.80) to GBX 146 ($1.79) in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price target on shares of Vodafone Group Public from GBX 230 ($2.82) to GBX 225 ($2.76) in a report on Friday, April 1st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $142.11.

Vodafone Group Public Profile (Get Rating)

Vodafone Group Public Limited Company engages in telecommunication services in Europe and internationally. The company offers mobile services that enable customers to call, text, and access data; fixed line services, including broadband, television (TV) offerings, and voice; and convergence services under the GigaKombi and Vodafone One names to customers.

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