Vodafone Group Plc [VOD] Stock trading around $15.73 per share: What’s Next?


Vodafone Group Plc [NASDAQ: VOD] traded at a high on 01/04/22, posting a 1.88 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $15.73.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 8837088 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Vodafone Group Plc stands at 1.71% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.53%.

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The market cap for VOD stock reached $43.40 billion, with 2.93 billion shares outstanding and 2.72 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.29M shares, VOD reached a trading volume of 8837088 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Vodafone Group Plc [VOD]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VOD shares is $23.24 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VOD stock is a recommendation set at 1.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Bernstein have made an estimate for Vodafone Group Plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on September 08, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on May 18, 2020, representing the official price target for Vodafone Group Plc stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Vodafone Group Plc is set at 0.31, with the Price to Sales ratio for VOD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.85. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.73, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.58.

How has VOD stock performed recently?

Vodafone Group Plc [VOD] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.08. With this latest performance, VOD shares gained by 6.79% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -5.70% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -8.12% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for VOD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 60.59, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.07, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.92 for Vodafone Group Plc [VOD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.22, while it was recorded at 15.31 for the last single week of trading, and 16.88 for the last 200 days.

Vodafone Group Plc [VOD]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Vodafone Group Plc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.

Earnings analysis for Vodafone Group Plc [VOD]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for VOD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Vodafone Group Plc go to 29.00%.

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Insider trade positions for Vodafone Group Plc [VOD]

There are presently around $3,828 million, or 9.90% of VOD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VOD stocks are: RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC with ownership of 28,577,732, which is approximately -4.134% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; HOTCHKIS & WILEY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, holding 23,351,850 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $360.55 million in VOD stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $221.91 million in VOD stock with ownership of nearly 1.221% of the company’s market capitalization.

250 institutional holders increased their position in Vodafone Group Plc [NASDAQ:VOD] by around 23,812,120 shares. Additionally, 218 investors decreased positions by around 12,069,916 shares, while 109 investors held positions by with 212,029,209 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 247,911,245 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VOD stock had 44 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,923,470 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 1,415,597 shares during the same period.