Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at UBS AG in a research note issued to investors on Friday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports.

Several other analysts also recently commented on VOD. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. BidaskClub raised shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a report on Monday, July 31st. Numis Securities Ltd assumed coverage on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a report on Friday, July 14th. They set an “add” rating on the stock. Finally, Bank of America Corporation raised shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.56 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.52.

Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) opened at 28.68 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $28.63 and its 200 day moving average is $28.51. The stock’s market cap is $76.35 billion. Vodafone Group PLC has a 52 week low of $24.17 and a 52 week high of $30.39.

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Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vantage Financial Partners Ltd. Inc. purchased a new position in Vodafone Group PLC during the second quarter valued at $579,000. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Vodafone Group PLC by 13.8% during the second quarter. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC now owns 3,628 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $104,000 after purchasing an additional 440 shares in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC lifted its holdings in Vodafone Group PLC by 21.0% during the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,433 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $127,000 after purchasing an additional 768 shares in the last quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Vodafone Group PLC by 387.8% during the second quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 4,654 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $134,000 after purchasing an additional 3,700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Pacific Center for Financial Services lifted its holdings in Vodafone Group PLC by 9.5% during the second quarter. Pacific Center for Financial Services now owns 5,494 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $158,000 after purchasing an additional 476 shares in the last quarter. 9.98% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Vodafone Group PLC

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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