Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays PLC in a research note issued on Tuesday.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Friday, September 2nd. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Sunday, August 14th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Monday, June 13th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. Vodafone Group PLC has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $30.52.

Analyst Recommendations for Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)

Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) traded down 0.99% on Tuesday, hitting $29.01. The stock had a trading volume of 2,881,381 shares. Vodafone Group PLC has a 12 month low of $27.92 and a 12 month high of $34.70. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $30.17 and a 200 day moving average of $31.44. The stock’s market cap is $77.05 billion.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in VOD. Bancorpsouth Inc. increased its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 0.4% in the second quarter. Bancorpsouth Inc. now owns 9,402 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $291,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the period. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 0.5% in the second quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 18,348 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $567,000 after buying an additional 98 shares during the period. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC increased its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 0.7% in the second quarter. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC now owns 14,809 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $457,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Rothschild Investment Corp IL increased its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 0.3% in the second quarter. Rothschild Investment Corp IL now owns 38,647 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $1,194,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, Martin Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 1.3% in the second quarter. Martin Investment Management LLC now owns 8,028 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $248,000 after buying an additional 105 shares during the period. 9.54% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Vodafone Group PLC

Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) is a telecommunications company. The Company’s business is organized into two geographic regions: Europe, and Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific (AMAP). Its segments include Europe and AMAP. Its Europe segment includes geographic regions, such as Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and Other Europe.

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