TD Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 9.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 455,049 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after acquiring an additional 40,338 shares during the period. TD Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vodafone Group were worth $12,951,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in VOD. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC increased its position in Vodafone Group 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 in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its position in Vodafone Group 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 in the last quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC increased its position in Vodafone Group 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 in the last quarter. Pacific Center for Financial Services increased its position in Vodafone Group 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 in the last quarter. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Vodafone Group during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $161,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 10.06% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (VOD) opened at $30.73 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. Vodafone Group PLC has a 1 year low of $24.30 and a 1 year high of $31.03.

The company 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. This represents a yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 22nd.

VOD has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vodafone Group from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, November 17th. UBS reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group in a research report on Friday, October 27th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Vodafone Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Bank of America raised shares of Vodafone Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.56 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $32.14.

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Vodafone Group 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.

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

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