Vodafone Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (VOD)
Shares of Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) saw unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock investors acquired 13,707 put options on the stock, Stock Ratings News reports. This is an increase of 186% compared to the average volume of 4,793 put options.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Macquarie reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Vodafone in a research note to investors on Tuesday. Separately, analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Vodafone in a research note to investors on Tuesday. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Vodafone in a research note to investors on Wednesday, October 9th. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vodafone currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $135.50.
Shares of Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) traded down 0.85% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $36.77. 10,800,950 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vodafone has a one year low of $24.42 and a one year high of $36.13. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $34.03 and its 200-day moving average is $30.58. The company has a market cap of $179.9 billion and a P/E ratio of 264.89.
Vodafone Group Plc (NYSE:VOD) is a mobile communications company operating across the globe providing a range of communications services.
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