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About the company

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. The Other Europe includes the Netherlands, Portugal, Greece, Hungary and Romania, among others. Its AMAP segment includes India, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Lesotho, Africa, Turkey, Australia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, New Zealand and Qatar, among others. The Company provides a range of services, including voice, messaging and data across mobile and fixed networks. The Company acquires spectrum and licenses to use radio frequencies that deliver mobile services. Its fixed capabilities include cable, fiber and copper networks to enable television, broadband and voice services.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)40.97bn
  • Net income in GBP-4.02bn
  • Incorporated1984
  • Employees107.67k
  • Location
    Vodafone Group PLCVodafone House, The ConnectionNEWBURY RG14 2FNUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 163533251Fax+44 16 3523 8080
  • Websitehttp://www.vodafone.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
VOD:LSE since
Zon Optimus SGPS SA-Optical Fiber AssetsDeal completed26 Feb 201626 Feb 2016Deal completed2.48%--
YOU Broadband & Cable India LtdDeal completed01 Nov 201501 Nov 2015Deal completed4.27%50.45m
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Oct 24 2016 17:05 BST.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Telecom Italia SpA18.72bn589.00m14.25bn64.85k27.900.78342.820.76140.02770.04340.90940.98670.26438.964.69284,163.501.40-1.261.87-1.7184.2375.795.32-4.010.8313.270.6069---8.60-6.66-184.43--7.96--
Altice NV16.55bn-1.29bn18.88bn37.51k----6.401.14-1.20-1.2015.66-0.09580.265915.293.91441,302.70-2.47-0.9404-3.10-1.2369.1969.43-9.28-3.550.57520.71880.9874--269.81144.3025.68--121.12--
Swisscom AG11.69bn1.37bn23.52bn21.44k17.235.536.692.0126.3626.36225.6882.180.5552--4.52540,232.006.498.158.3910.2854.3458.7611.6914.39--9.500.689666.86-0.2136-0.5226-19.66-5.554.980.9347
Orange SA40.76bn2.47bn37.45bn156.00k15.421.193.960.91890.91281.7514.9511.810.457324.428.58--3.092.454.173.4155.5252.036.755.280.67683.240.4959120.722.01-2.67107.92-10.374.95-15.59
Telefonica SA49.04bn-448.00m44.64bn134.92k--2.695.200.9104-0.08690.06139.893.390.386710.724.76377,519.40-0.27992.98-0.43354.3274.8454.10-0.7246.840.56370.88580.708466.258.65-4.91-93.64-56.251.00-19.84
Vodafone Group plc40.97bn-4.02bn59.50bn107.67k--0.901110.471.45-0.1506-0.15061.542.480.319758.145.09380,553.00-2.981.93-4.002.4625.7227.91-9.326.470.82581.150.3773473.65-2.97-2.24-170.55--6.53-6.84
Deutsche Telekom AG70.41bn5.50bn67.93bn220.82k12.112.383.530.96491.201.2015.416.100.505718.607.25312,573.504.320.61296.070.830552.7143.028.551.220.74713.170.6262550.1710.492.0911.2913.898.21-4.71
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson239.05bn13.69bn150.56bn116.51k10.821.086.570.62984.174.1772.8541.620.85944.663.362,055,762.004.953.967.386.0634.7335.085.764.801.6010.710.169191.968.313.9617.123.9816.9110.46
Telia Company AB69.36bn2.90bn170.39bn21.10k58.822.0510.372.460.669-1.5316.0219.190.264225.914.093,249,930.002.316.302.957.5335.6442.378.7316.861.14--0.5128164.286.62-4.16-29.17-
Telenor ASA130.81bn1.47bn207.50bn35.00k141.623.657.151.590.97590.975987.0937.900.65324.686.003,737,514.002.225.313.377.5163.9362.073.408.840.5332.980.5689135.0615.016.21-62.39-25.379.5414.57
Data as of Oct 24 2016. Currency figures normalised to Vodafone Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

0.00%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 16 May 2016962.18m3.62%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 16 May 2016847.28m3.18%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Aug 2016626.12m2.35%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 01 Aug 2016591.07m2.22%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Aug 2016460.91m1.73%
State Street Global Advisors Ltd.as of 01 Aug 2016383.95m1.44%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 2016370.21m1.39%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 01 Aug 2016332.57m1.25%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd.as of 01 Aug 2016332.01m1.25%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 01 Aug 2016324.37m1.22%
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Data from 31 Dec 2015 - 13 Oct 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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