Toronto Dominion Bank increased its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 12.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 21,028 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,247 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank’s holdings in Vodafone Group PLC were worth $600,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 13.8% during the 2nd quarter. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC now owns 3,628 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $104,000 after purchasing an additional 440 shares during the period. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 21.0% during the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,433 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $127,000 after purchasing an additional 768 shares during the period. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 387.8% during the 2nd quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 4,654 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $134,000 after purchasing an additional 3,700 shares during the period. Pacific Center for Financial Services boosted its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 9.5% during the 2nd quarter. Pacific Center for Financial Services now owns 5,494 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $158,000 after purchasing an additional 476 shares during the period. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC during the 2nd quarter worth about $161,000. 10.04% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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A number of research firms recently commented on VOD. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Thursday. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Bank of America Corporation raised shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.56 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub raised shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $32.14.

Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ VOD) opened at $30.40 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 0.96 and a quick ratio of 0.95. Vodafone Group PLC has a 52-week low of $24.17 and a 52-week high of $31.03.

The business also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be given a $0.5642 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 22nd. This represents a yield of 3.68%.

Vodafone Group PLC Company Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)

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