News stories about Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vodafone earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the cell phone carrier an impact score of 44.119344606288 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
Shares of NASDAQ:VOD traded up $0.23 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $30.00. The company had a trading volume of 2,638,124 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,496,993. Vodafone has a 12 month low of $25.78 and a 12 month high of $32.75. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. The firm has a market capitalization of $79,410.61, a P/E ratio of 33.71, a P/E/G ratio of 2.10 and a beta of 0.82.
A number of research analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Vodafone from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vodafone from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, January 21st. Raymond James Financial upgraded Vodafone from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Bank of America restated a “buy” rating and issued a $37.26 price target on shares of Vodafone in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Finally, BNP Paribas upgraded Vodafone from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $28.67 to $28.56 in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $31.76.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “Vodafone (VOD) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.11” was first reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & international copyright laws. The legal version of this story can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2018/04/16/vodafone-vod-given-coverage-optimism-rating-of-0-11.html.
Vodafone Group Plc operates as a telecommunications company worldwide. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services across mobile and fixed networks; broadband and TV services; cloud and hosting for storing data and applications in the cloud, as well as Internet protocol-virtual private network services; roaming services; and converged communication services to small businesses and large multinational companies.
Receive News & Ratings for Vodafone Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Vodafone and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.