VOD Vodafone Group
- Price as of: May 04, 04:00 PM EDT
- Wireless communications
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VOD Company Profile
Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) is a British multinational telecommunications based out of Newbury, Berkshire, England. Founded in 1991, Vodafone offers a wide range of products and services across the globe. It operates in over 30 countries and partners with over 40 markets worldwide. Some services include voice, messaging, data and fixed-line solutions and devices to assist customers in meeting their total communications needs. Vodafone also owns 45% of United States telecommunications giant Verizon Wireless. Vodafone faces risks from government regulation and increasing competition, as well as dependency on key suppliers. Vodafone has been paying dividends since 2000 and has been increasing them since 2012. Vodafone pays its dividend semi-annually.
Vodafone Group News
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Vodafone to Buy Spain's Ono for $10 Billion (VOD)Mar 17, 2014On Monday, telecom company Vodafone Group (VOD) announced its plans to buy Spain's cable operator Ono. Vodafone has agreed to buy Ono for 7.2 billion euros, or $10 billion. The company stated it would use some of the $130 billion proceeds from the sale of its U.S. arm to acquire private-equity owned Ono. Spain's Ono is the largest cable operator in the country, serving 1.9 million customers. Vodafone has primarily focused on mobile, but with the purchase of Ono and Germany's Kabel Deutschland Holding AG (which it bought last year), the company hopes to add internet and TV services across Europe, as well as a way to compensate for falling mobile revenue. Vodafone shares traded 1.30% higher during the session. Year-to-date, the stock is down 6.67%.Expand to read the full story
Vodafone Group Plc Reports Reverse Stock Spilt; Pro Rata Distribution of Verizon Communications Inc. Stock (VOD, VZ)Feb 21, 2014On Thursday, Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) () reported a pro rata distribution to shareholders of common stock of Verizon Communications Inc....
Dec 13, 2013Almost every day I see stories about how many retirees and near-retirees are still attempting to rely solely on pension plans and Social Security...
Oct 3, 2013Early on Thursday, telecommunications giant Vodafone Group () announced that its current chief financial officer, Andy Halford, has informed...
Sep 3, 2013On Monday, Verizon Communications Inc. () and Vodafone Group Plc () finalized a deal for Verizon to purchase Vodafone's 45% stake in...
Deutsche Bank Upgrades Vodafone to "Buy" on Possible Verizon Wireless Deal (VOD)Jun 28, 2013Deutsche Bank analysts believe that a deal with Verizon (VZ) , or another company, for Vodafone Group's (VOD) stake in Verizon Wireless is increasingly likely. As such, the analysts upgraded the British telecom company on Friday. The analysts upgraded VOD from "Hold" to "Buy." Duetsche Bank analyst David Wright said, "We believe that recent developments increase the likelihood of a Verizon Wireless deal in the near term. Whether VOD sells its stake, or Verizon instigates a Group based merger/acquisition, we think a deal could crystalise value that is not currently reflected in Vodafone's." "We think a KDG deal, consistent with our convergent thesis, is likely the tipping point for a VZW deal. Leverage is now high, and VOD needs to preserve liquidity for its European turnaround. Furthermore there is value maximisation to consider with US competition getting tougher. With a deal looking more probable and consensus having rebased after a tough H2," Wright added. Vodafone shares were up 4 cents, or 0.14%, during pre-market trading on Friday. The stock is up 12.82% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Vodafone Group (VOD) have a dividend yield of 7.21% based on last night's closing price of $28.42 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $2.05 per share. Vodafone Group (VOD) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
Vodafone to Acquire German Cable Company for $10.1 Billion (VOD)Jun 24, 2013On Monday, Vodafone Group plc (VOD) , one of world's largest telecommunications company, announced that it will pay $10.1 billion to take over Germany's leading cable operator, Kabel Deutschland. The United Kingdom-based company said it will pay 87 euros for each Kabel Deutschland share, for a total of 7.70 billion euros, or $10.1 billion, in an all-cash deal. Now, Vodafone will be able to continue its growth into the German market. The acquisition will open Vodafone up to Kabel Deutschland's 8.5 million customers and the company is expected to capitalize on the deal by cross-selling Kabel Deutschland services to its existing customers. The announcement of the acquisition ends a short-lived battle between Liberty Global and Vodafone, as both companies were actively trying to take over Kabel Duetschland. Vodafone shares were down 13 cents, or 0.48%, during morning trading on Monday. The stock is up 7.7% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Vodafone (VOD) have a dividend yield of 7.58% based on Monday's intraday trading price of $27.05 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $2.05 per share. Vodafone Group plc (VOD) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story