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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
VODPF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. VODPF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VODPF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.48  Med: 0.25 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25
-0.48
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.47
VODPF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. VODPF: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VODPF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.47
0.11
0.92
Interest Coverage 0.86
VODPF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. VODPF: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VODPF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.74 Max: 8.95
Current: 0.86
0.86
8.95
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.18
Beneish M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
17.12%
-2.07%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -8.44
VODPF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. VODPF: -8.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VODPF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 8.43 Max: 28.32
Current: -8.44
-10.2
28.32
Net Margin % -15.37
VODPF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. VODPF: -15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VODPF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.44  Med: 15.51 Max: 154.52
Current: -15.37
-17.44
154.52
ROE % -10.10
VODPF's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. VODPF: -10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VODPF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 8.43 Max: 82.85
Current: -10.1
-10.1
82.85
ROA % -5.00
VODPF's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. VODPF: -5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VODPF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5  Med: 4.78 Max: 45.3
Current: -5
-5
45.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -12.63
VODPF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. VODPF: -12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VODPF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.11  Med: 19.03 Max: 67.73
Current: -12.63
-18.11
67.73
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.80
VODPF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VODPF: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VODPF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 9.8 Max: 48.1
Current: 1.8
-2.8
48.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 30.30
VODPF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. VODPF: 30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VODPF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.1  Med: 6.4 Max: 134.1
Current: 30.3
-40.1
134.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -2.20
VODPF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. VODPF: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VODPF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: 5.85 Max: 20.3
Current: -2.2
-15.6
20.3
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517210 
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Traded in other countries:VOD.Argentina, VODI.Germany, VOD N.Mexico, OXVOD1.Switzerland, VOD.UK, VOD.USA,
Vodafone Group PLC is engaged in providing voice and data communications services for all types of customers. The Company has presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific region and the United States.

Vodafone Group PLC was incorporated and domiciled in England and Wales on July 17, 1984 as Racal Strategic Radio Limited. It is a telecommunications provider. Its services include voice, data and fixed broadband. The geographic regions covered by the Company includes Europe and Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific. The Company's operating companies are generally subject to regulation governing the operation of their business activities.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 28.82
VODPF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. VODPF: 28.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 0.89
VODPF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. VODPF: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VODPF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.03
Current: 0.89
0.39
1.03
PS Ratio 1.31
VODPF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. VODPF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VODPF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.31
0.83
1.95
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.15
VODPF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
64% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. VODPF: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VODPF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 4.75 Max: 10.21
Current: 5.15
2.78
10.21
EV-to-EBIT 78.84
VODPF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.35 vs. VODPF: 78.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VODPF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.7  Med: 7.5 Max: 83.5
Current: 78.84
-98.7
83.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.57
VODPF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. VODPF: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VODPF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: 6.6 Max: 20.4
Current: 8.57
-9
20.4
Shiller PE Ratio 5.92
VODPF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. VODPF: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VODPF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.62  Med: 7.86 Max: 125
Current: 5.92
5.62
125
Current Ratio 0.89
VODPF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. VODPF: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VODPF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.84
Current: 0.89
0.29
2.84
Quick Ratio 0.87
VODPF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. VODPF: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VODPF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.66 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.87
0.28
2.8
Days Inventory 6.70
VODPF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. VODPF: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VODPF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 5.73 Max: 6.7
Current: 6.7
4.96
6.7
Days Sales Outstanding 99.27
VODPF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.72 vs. VODPF: 99.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VODPF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.44  Med: 33.74 Max: 99.27
Current: 99.27
31.44
99.27
Days Payable 68.44
VODPF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.62 vs. VODPF: 68.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VODPF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.34  Med: 51.95 Max: 70.36
Current: 68.44
40.34
70.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.17
VODPF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. VODPF: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VODPF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 8.55 Max: 13.71
Current: 6.17
3.95
13.71
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -13.30
VODPF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. VODPF: -13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VODPF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.5  Med: 19.9 Max: 95.4
Current: -13.3
-14.5
95.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.11
VODPF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
80% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. VODPF: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.20
VODPF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
55% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. VODPF: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VODPF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 5.82 Max: 9.33
Current: 4.2
2.69
9.33
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
VODPF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. VODPF: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VODPF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.8  Med: 0.8 Max: 4.1
Current: 0.2
-63.8
4.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.99
VODPF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. VODPF: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VODPF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.08 Max: 74.5
Current: 2.99
1.01
74.5
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.83
VODPF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. VODPF: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VODPF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.83
0
0.91
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.97
VODPF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. VODPF: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VODPF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.11 Max: 5.07
Current: 0.97
0
5.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.30
VODPF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. VODPF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VODPF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 7.8 Max: 18.4
Current: 1.3
1.2
18.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -4.17
VODPF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. VODPF: -4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VODPF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 9 Max: 47.4
Current: -4.17
-20.3
47.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $56,872
EPS (TTM) $ -0.31
Beta0.34
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $2.38 - 3.43
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26,558.57

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 58,341 58,252 61,109
EPS ($) 0.06 0.09 0.10
EPS without NRI ($) 0.06 0.09 0.10
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.15 0.12 0.10
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