Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) insider Margherita D. Valle purchased 180,182 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 7th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 165 ($2.13) per share, with a total value of £297,300.30 ($383,514.32).
Shares of VOD stock opened at GBX 165.26 ($2.13) on Friday. Vodafone Group plc has a twelve month low of GBX 197.45 ($2.55) and a twelve month high of GBX 239.65 ($3.09).
A number of research firms have recently commented on VOD. Sanford C. Bernstein raised Vodafone Group to an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 230 ($2.97) price target for the company in a report on Wednesday. UBS Group set a GBX 250 ($3.22) price target on Vodafone Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 31st. Cfra set a GBX 200 ($2.58) price target on Vodafone Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Barclays set a GBX 240 ($3.10) price target on Vodafone Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Finally, Bank of America set a GBX 202 ($2.61) price target on Vodafone Group and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 236.41 ($3.05).
About Vodafone Group
Vodafone Group Plc engages in telecommunication services in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company's consumer products include mobile services, such as call, text, and data; broadband; television offerings and voice; mobile money services through M-pesa; Giga TV, an advanced digital service; and converged communication solutions, such as GigaKombi, Vodafone One Net Enterprise, Vodafone One, and Vodafone Meet Anywhere.
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