Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [NASDAQ: VOD] price plunged by -1.68 percent to reach at -$0.2.
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A sum of 17765642 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 8.72M shares. Vodafone Group Public Limited Company shares reached a high of $11.87 and dropped to a low of $11.61 until finishing in the latest session at $11.68.
The one-year VOD stock forecast points to a potential upside of 19.06. The average equity rating for VOD stock is currently 1.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [VOD]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VOD shares is $14.43 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.
Credit Suisse have made an estimate for Vodafone Group Public Limited Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underperform, with their previous recommendation back on November 22, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on August 01, 2022, representing the official price target for Vodafone Group Public Limited Company stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Vodafone Group Public Limited Company is set at 0.28, with the Price to Sales ratio for VOD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.66. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.59, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.71.
VOD Stock Performance Analysis:
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [VOD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.26. With this latest performance, VOD shares gained by 1.39% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -15.12% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -36.24% 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 51.88, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 47.91, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.05 for Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [VOD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 11.07, while it was recorded at 12.05 for the last single week of trading, and 12.92 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Vodafone Group Public Limited Company Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [VOD] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.55 and a Gross Margin at +28.04. Vodafone Group Public Limited Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.58.
Return on Total Capital for VOD is now 4.54, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.84. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 3.79, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.35. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [VOD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 128.17. Additionally, VOD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 56.17, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 45.53. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 106.30, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 46.59.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [VOD] managed to generate an average of $17,072 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.09 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.30.Vodafone Group Public Limited Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
VOD Stock EPS
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 Public Limited Company go to 20.90%.
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [VOD] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $2,774 million, or 9.50% of VOD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VOD stocks are: RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC with ownership of 21,140,132, which is approximately -2.986% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; HOTCHKIS & WILEY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, holding 18,438,134 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $215.36 million in VOD stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $210.84 million in VOD stock with ownership of nearly -12.637% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Vodafone Group Public Limited Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Wednesday and at the time of the Wednesday reporting period, where 230 institutional holders increased their position in Vodafone Group Public Limited Company [NASDAQ:VOD] by around 32,277,505 shares. Additionally, 281 investors decreased positions by around 36,009,699 shares, while 112 investors held positions by with 169,249,672 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 237,536,876 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VOD stock had 81 new institutional investments in for a total of 10,332,244 shares, while 74 institutional investors sold positions of 4,720,303 shares during the same period.