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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 4695.12, and so far today it has a volume of 159109. Performance year to date since the 12/16/1988 is -0.93%.

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 30.9. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Vodafone Group Plc has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.57 and the P/B ratio is 0.98. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 4.45 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Vodafone Group Plc is trading at, 30.64 (-0.84% today), Vodafone Group Plc has a dividend yield of 5.37%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.94, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.28% 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 2649.56. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 9.30%. The float short is 0.44%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.5. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of -2.10%.

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 0.28 and total debt/equity is 0.43. 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 -16.17%, with 9.93% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.78% and the 200 day simple moving average is -1.12%.

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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