It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (VOD) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.025, or 0.27%, to $9.235. The Vodafone Group Public Limited Company has recorded 65,448 volume in the after hours trading session.
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company is listed on the NASDAQ in the Communication Services sector while operating in the Telecom Services industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $9.21 and fluctuated between $9.27 as its day high and $9.16 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Vodafone Group Public Limited Company is $24.93B. A total of 5.25 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 5.30M shares.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. Vodafone Group Public Limited Company pays an annual dividend of $0.99, resulting in a dividend yield of 10.71%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 1.97. VOD’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/8/2023 when it declared a $0.4882 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/8/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 2/3/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/23/2022. The VOD stock dividend was $0.4483 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for VOD in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $13.83 with high estimates of $19.87 and low estimates of $9.21. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, VOD has a high of $13.21 and a low of $8.93.
As of this writing, VOD has an earnings estimate of $Vodafone Group Plc per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF estimates, with a high estimate of $Velo3D, Inc. per share and a lower estimate of $Modine Manufacturing Company.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. VOD’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $15.43B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $70.09B in debt and $33.65B in liabilities at the time.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for VOD is Buy with a score of 3.67.