Vodafone Hits New 52-Week High at $35.96 (VOD)
Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) set a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. The stock traded as high as $35.96 and last traded at $35.75, with a volume of 10,236,637 shares. The stock had previously closed at $35.36.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on VOD shares. Analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) in a research note to investors on Tuesday. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) in a research note to investors on Monday. Finally, 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 equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $132.75.
Vodafone has a one year low of $24.42 and a one year high of $35.36. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $32.32 and its 200-day moving average is $30.. The company has a market cap of $174.7 billion and a P/E ratio of 252.57. Vodafone also was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors bought 6,041 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 133% compared to the average daily volume of 2,590 put options.
Vodafone Group Plc (NYSE:VOD) is a mobile communications company operating across the globe providing a range of communications services.
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