Trust Co. of Vermont trimmed its position in shares of Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) by 4.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 64,008 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after selling 3,020 shares during the period. Trust Co. of Vermont’s holdings in Vodafone Group were worth $1,163,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group by 277.2% during the 1st quarter. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora now owns 1,339 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $25,000 after buying an additional 984 shares in the last quarter. Sontag Advisory LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vodafone Group in the 4th quarter worth approximately $26,000. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vodafone Group by 168.7% in the 4th quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. now owns 1,814 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $35,000 after purchasing an additional 1,139 shares in the last quarter. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vodafone Group by 881.1% in the 1st quarter. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC now owns 2,227 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $40,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, We Are One Seven LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vodafone Group in the 4th quarter worth approximately $41,000. 7.97% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of VOD traded up $0.34 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $16.29. The stock had a trading volume of 6,297,496 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,020,591. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a current ratio of 1.55. Vodafone Group Plc has a 52 week low of $15.53 and a 52 week high of $26.69. The firm has a market cap of $42.65 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.15, a PEG ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 0.73.
Several research firms have recently weighed in on VOD. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Vodafone Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vodafone Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, March 28th. HSBC raised shares of Vodafone Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.99 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, May 24th. Argus reduced their price objective on shares of Vodafone Group to $21.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 13th. Finally, Exane BNP Paribas cut shares of Vodafone Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, March 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $23.30.
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Vodafone Group Company Profile
Vodafone Group Plc engages in telecommunication services in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company's consumer products include mobile services, such as call, text, and data; broadband; television offerings and voice; mobile money services through M-pesa; Giga TV, an advanced digital service; and converged communication solutions, such as GigaKombi, Vodafone One Net Enterprise, Vodafone One, and Vodafone Meet Anywhere.
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