Vodafone Group PLC (LON:VOD) Buy Rating Has Just Been Reiterated by Beaufort Securities


Vodafone Group PLC (LON:VOD) Rating Reaffirmed

Beaufort Securities reaffirmed their Buy rating on Vodafone Group PLC (LON:VOD) in an analyst research report sent to clients and investors on Thursday morning.

From a total of 22 analysts covering Vodafone Group PLC (LON:VOD) stock, 16 rate it a ”Buy”, 3 a “Sell”, and 9 a ”Hold”. This means that 57% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 300 while the lowest target price is GBX 130. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 243.23 with a 10.90% above today’s (GBX 222.95) stock price. Vodafone Group PLC was the topic of 76 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Credit Suisse maintained shares on December 2 with “Outperform” rating. Santander maintained shares with “Hold” rating and GBX 240 target share price in a report from a November 19. Barclays Capital maintained VOD stock in a recent report from November 30 with “Overweight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the rating on November 18. RBC Capital Markets has a “Outperform” rating and a GBX 260 price target on shares. Finally, JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in a report issued on a November 24.

Approximately 3.25 million shares of stock traded hands. Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) has declined 4.26% since May 6, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.98% the S&P500.

Vodafone Group PLC (LON:VOD) Buy Rating Has Just Been Reiterated by Beaufort Securities

Vodafone Group Plc is a mobile communications firm which provides services to mobile voice, messaging, data and fixed line. The company has a market cap of 59.20 billion GBP. The Company’s money transfer service, M-Pesa, enables people in emerging markets, to send and receive money through a mobile phone. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm also has products such as international money transfer, savings and loans, salary disbursements and access to insurance products in different markets.

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