Vodafone Group Plc engages in telecommunication services in Europe and internationally. More Details
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Vodafone Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VOD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VOD's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Wireless Telecom
1 Year Return
GB Wireless Telecom
Return vs Industry: VOD underperformed the UK Wireless Telecom industry which returned 7.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VOD underperformed the UK Market which returned 22.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vodafone Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIt Looks Like Vodafone Group Plc's (LON:VOD) CEO May Expect Their Salary To Be Put Under The Microscope
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Look At Vodafone Group's (LON:VOD) Share Price Returns
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe Return Trends At Vodafone Group (LON:VOD) Look Promising
Is Vodafone Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VOD (£1.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VOD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VOD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (361.8x) compared to the European Wireless Telecom industry average (18x).
PE vs Market: VOD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (361.8x) compared to the UK market (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VOD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (12x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VOD is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the XE Wireless Telecom industry average (1.7x).
How is Vodafone Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VOD's forecast earnings growth (30.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: VOD's earnings (30.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (14.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VOD's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VOD's revenue (1.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VOD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.5%).
How has Vodafone Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VOD has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VOD became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VOD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 29.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: VOD has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VOD has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Wireless Telecom industry (19.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VOD's Return on Equity (0.9%) is considered low.
How is Vodafone Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VOD's short term assets (€28.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€28.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: VOD's short term assets (€28.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€68.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VOD's debt to equity ratio (102.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VOD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 69.3% to 102.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VOD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.1%).
Interest Coverage: VOD's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.3x coverage).
What is Vodafone Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VOD's dividend (6.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).
High Dividend: VOD's dividend (6.57%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.93%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VOD's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VOD's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (2378.4%), VOD's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VOD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (69.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Nick Read (56 yo)
Mr. Nicholas Jonathan Read, also known as Nick, serves as Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone UK) since October 1, 2018 and has been its Executive Director. He serves as the Chief Execu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Nick's total compensation ($USD5.03M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.64M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Nick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: VOD's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: VOD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.5%.
Vodafone Group Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vodafone Group Plc
- Ticker: VOD
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: UK£32.269b
- Shares outstanding: 27.77b
- Website: https://www.vodafone.com
Number of Employees
- Vodafone Group Plc
- Vodafone House
- The Connection
- RG14 2FN
- United Kingdom
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, includi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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