Vodafone Sees Unusually High Options Volume (VOD)
Shares of Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 6,041 put options on the stock, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. This is an increase of approximately 133% compared to the average daily volume of 2,590 put options.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on VOD shares. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) in a research note to investors on Monday. Separately, analysts at Charles Stanley reiterated an “accumulate” rating on shares of Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) in a research note to investors on Thursday, September 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $146.20.
Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) traded up 0.51% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $35.18. 12,776,098 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vodafone has a 52-week low of $24.42 and a 52-week high of $35.09. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $32.04 and its 200-day moving average is $29.90. The company has a market cap of $172.1 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 250.00.
Vodafone Group Plc (NYSE:VOD) is a mobile communications company operating across the globe providing a range of communications services.
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