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Is Vodafone Group Plc(NASDAQ: VOD), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ: VOD) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/16/1988. Vodafone Group Plc is in the Wireless Communications industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Vodafone Group Plc, is 4477.96, and so far today it has a volume of 5804000. Performance year to date since the 12/16/1988 is -8.46%.

To help you determine whether Vodafone Group Plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 29.04. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Vodafone Group Plc has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.44 and the P/B ratio is 0.9. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 4.1 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Vodafone Group Plc is trading at, 28.55 (-1.89% today), Vodafone Group Plc has a dividend yield of 5.43%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.95, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 20.61% after growing -170.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -918.60%, and -3.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2685.5, and the number of shares float is 2649.78. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 10.10%. The float short is 0.59%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.5. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of -1.90%.

The ability for Vodafone Group Plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.44 and total debt/equity is 0.62. In terms of margins, Vodafone Group Plc has a gross margin of 25.70%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Vodafone Group Plc has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -14.90%, with 2.43% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -6.02% and the 200 day simple moving average is -7.11%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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