Vodafone Group Public Limited (NASDAQ:VOD) Shares Bought by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its holdings in Vodafone Group Public Limited (NASDAQ:VODFree Report) by 15.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 926,590 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after purchasing an additional 126,761 shares during the quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC’s holdings in Vodafone Group Public were worth $8,247,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in VOD. Anchor Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vodafone Group Public in the fourth quarter worth approximately $44,000. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC acquired a new stake in Vodafone Group Public during the 1st quarter valued at $46,000. First Horizon Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vodafone Group Public by 581.7% in the fourth quarter. First Horizon Advisors Inc. now owns 5,351 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $47,000 after purchasing an additional 4,566 shares in the last quarter. WFA Asset Management Corp grew its holdings in shares of Vodafone Group Public by 146.7% during the fourth quarter. WFA Asset Management Corp now owns 5,466 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $48,000 after buying an additional 3,250 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Hexagon Capital Partners LLC raised its position in Vodafone Group Public by 230.9% during the first quarter. Hexagon Capital Partners LLC now owns 5,410 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $48,000 after buying an additional 3,775 shares during the period. 7.84% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Vodafone Group Public Trading Up 0.9 %

Shares of NASDAQ VOD opened at $9.06 on Tuesday. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $9.07 and a 200 day simple moving average of $8.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 1.31 and a quick ratio of 1.29. Vodafone Group Public Limited has a 52 week low of $8.02 and a 52 week high of $10.19.

Vodafone Group Public Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 7th will be issued a dividend of $0.469 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 9.6%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on VOD shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft initiated coverage on Vodafone Group Public in a report on Thursday, June 20th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Vodafone Group Public from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 27th.

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About Vodafone Group Public

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Vodafone Group Public Limited Company provides telecommunication services in Europe and internationally. It offers mobile connectivity services comprising end-to-end services for mobile voice and data, messaging, device management, BYOx, and telecoms management, as well as professional and consulting services; and fixed line connectivity, such as fixed voice and data, broadband, software-defined networks, managed WAN, LAN, ethernet, and satellite; and financial services, as well as business and merchant services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vodafone Group Public (NASDAQ:VOD)

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