Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. raised its position in Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 13.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 126,393 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after buying an additional 15,281 shares during the period. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Vodafone Group PLC were worth $3,685,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 6.8% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 8,345,324 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $257,787,000 after buying an additional 531,609 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 27.2% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 7,799,564 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $227,357,000 after buying an additional 1,665,847 shares during the last quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 10.7% in the second quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC now owns 7,732,953 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $238,871,000 after buying an additional 749,822 shares during the last quarter. Sound Shore Management Inc. CT raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 12.5% in the second quarter. Sound Shore Management Inc. CT now owns 4,188,527 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $129,384,000 after buying an additional 465,417 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY raised its position in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 83.9% in the third quarter. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY now owns 3,641,196 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $106,141,000 after buying an additional 1,661,527 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 10.15% of the company’s stock.

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

Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) traded down 0.20% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $24.44. 8,208,904 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $0.00 and its 200-day moving average price is $0.00. Vodafone Group PLC has a one year low of $24.44 and a one year high of $34.70.

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A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on VOD shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded Vodafone Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 3rd. Credit Suisse Group AG restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Barclays PLC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Monday, September 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Friday, September 2nd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $30.52.

About Vodafone Group PLC

Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) is a telecommunications company. The Company’s business is organized into two geographic regions: Europe, and Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific (AMAP). Its segments include Europe and AMAP. Its Europe segment includes geographic regions, such as Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and Other Europe.

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