Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Thursday.

Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on VOD. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Sunday, August 14th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Citigroup Inc. cut Vodafone Group PLC from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $30.46 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Finally, HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Vodafone Group PLC has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $30.52.

Analyst Recommendations for Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)

Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) opened at 27.87 on Thursday. The stock’s market cap is $74.02 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $29.64 and its 200-day moving average price is $31.31. Vodafone Group PLC has a 12 month low of $27.66 and a 12 month high of $34.70.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY boosted its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 14.6% in the second quarter. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY now owns 1,979,669 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $61,152,000 after buying an additional 251,744 shares during the period. Private Wealth Partners LLC raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 15.9% in the second quarter. Private Wealth Partners LLC now owns 358,030 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $11,060,000 after buying an additional 49,150 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 24.7% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,725,902 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $55,315,000 after buying an additional 341,647 shares in the last quarter. Hamlin Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 6.3% in the second quarter. Hamlin Capital Management LLC now owns 2,214,078 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $68,393,000 after buying an additional 131,445 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aviance Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 56.0% in the second quarter. Aviance Capital Management LLC now owns 1,633,068 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $50,446,000 after buying an additional 586,478 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 9.54% of the company’s stock.

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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