Vodafone Group Plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals
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Vodafone Group Plc engages in telecommunication services in Europe and internationally. The company offers mobile services that enable customers to call, text, and access data; fixed line services, including broadband, television (TV) offerings, and voice; and convergence services under the GigaKombi and Vodafone One names to customers. It also provides mobile, fixed, and a suite of converged communication services, such as Internet of Things (IoT) comprising managed IoT connectivity, automotive, and insurance services, as well as smart metering and health solutions; cloud and security portfolio comprising public and private cloud services, as well as cloud-based applications and products for securing networks and devices; and international voice, IP transit, and messaging services to support business customers that include small home offices and large multi-national companies. In addition, the company offers M-Pesa, an African payment platform, which provides money transfer, financial, and business and merchant payment services; and various services to operators through its partner market agreements, as well as rents capacity to mobile virtual network operators to provide mobile services. Vodafone Group Plc has strategic partnerships with Open Fiber; and Mobile TeleSystems PJSC. As of March 31, 2019, it had approximately 650 million mobile customers, 19 million fixed broadband customers, and 14 million TV customers. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Newbury, the United Kingdom.
|Industry / Sector||Telecom Services / Communication Services|
|Full time employees||105263|
|Mailing address||Vodafone House The Connection Newbury RG14 2FN United Kingdom|
|Phone / Fax||44 163 533251 /|
5Y Avg. yield
Vodafone Group Plc paid £0.09 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 17 Dec 2020.The dividend payout ratio is 105.26%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.VOD dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.
VOD's forward dividend amount is £0.08 and the forward dividend yield is 5.71%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.
As of May 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Vodafone Group Plc.
|Mr. Nicholas Jonathan Read||CEO & Exec. Director||55||2.29M|
|Ms. Margherita Della Valle||CFO & Director||54||1.52M|
|Mr. Johan Wibergh||Group Technology Officer||57|
|Ms. Rosemary Elisabeth Scudamore Martin||Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.||60|
|Stefanie Reichel||Director of Legal & Compliance|
|Ms. Leanne Wood||Chief HR Officer||47|
|Mr. AntÃ³nio Rui de Lacerda Carrapatoso||Chief Exec. Officer of Vodafone Portugal Operations|
|Ms. Serpil Timuray||Chief Exec. Officer of Europe Cluster||51|
|Mr. Rob Mukherjee||Head of North West regional business|
|Mr. Tony Bailey||Head of Regional Bus.|
Profitability and management effectiveness
Return on assets
Return on equity
Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.
The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.
Valuation and Trading Info
The market capitalization of Vodafone Group Plc is 39.36B and its enterprise value is 102.29B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of VOD is 2.30.
The VOD's stocks Beta value is 0.86 making it 14% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.
Vodafone Group Plc (LSE:VOD) Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Vodafone Group Plc's Stock Symbol?
Vodafone Group Plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "VOD".
2. What is Vodafone Group Plc's stock price today?
One share of VOD stock can currently be purchased for approximately £140.14.
3. How can I contact Vodafone Group Plc?
Vodafone Group Plc's mailing address is Vodafone House The Connection Newbury RG14 2FN United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 163 533251.
4. What is Vodafone Group Plc's official website?
The official website of Vodafone Group Plc is http://www.vodafone.com.