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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.32
VOD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. VOD: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VOD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.48  Med: 0.25 Max: 24.14
Current: 0.32
-0.48
24.14
Equity-to-Asset 0.47
VOD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. VOD: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VOD' 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 2.73
VOD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. VOD: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VOD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.62 Max: 8.95
Current: 2.73
0.86
8.95
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.06
WACC vs ROIC
8.70%
-1.06%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 8.02
VOD's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. VOD: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VOD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 10.01 Max: 28.32
Current: 8.02
-10.2
28.32
Net Margin % -13.17
VOD's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. VOD: -13.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VOD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.22  Med: 15.51 Max: 154.52
Current: -13.17
-13.22
154.52
ROE % -8.47
VOD's ROE % is ranked lower than
78% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. VOD: -8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VOD' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.53  Med: 8.43 Max: 82.85
Current: -8.47
-8.53
82.85
ROA % -4.04
VOD's ROA % is ranked lower than
80% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. VOD: -4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VOD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.09  Med: 4.78 Max: 45.3
Current: -4.04
-4.09
45.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.44
VOD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. VOD: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VOD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.11  Med: 20.03 Max: 67.73
Current: 13.44
-18.11
67.73
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.60
VOD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. VOD: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VOD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 14.7 Max: 48.1
Current: 0.6
-2.8
48.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -4.00
VOD's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VOD: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VOD' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.1  Med: 8.7 Max: 134.1
Current: -4
-40.1
134.1
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Vodafone Group PLC $VOD.
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» VOD's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-11-15 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

VOD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 3,206,356 sh (+60.75%)
Murray Stahl 26,915 sh (+14.70%)
Sarah Ketterer 430,258 sh (+0.40%)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 12,887,579 sh (-1.40%)
Third Avenue Management 2,770 sh (-12.31%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 1,322,712 sh (-34.92%)
Mario Gabelli 206,914 sh (-41.60%)
David Einhorn 100,000 sh (-90.17%)
First Eagle Investment 272 sh (-99.94%)
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Q3 2016

VOD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 5,219,156 sh (+62.78%)
Murray Stahl 31,380 sh (+16.59%)
Sarah Ketterer 430,360 sh (+0.02%)
First Eagle Investment 272 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 2,770 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 12,403,052 sh (-3.76%)
Mario Gabelli 189,446 sh (-8.44%)
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Q4 2016

VOD Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 29,829 sh (New)
Jim Simons 8,392,856 sh (+60.81%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 16,251,160 sh (+31.03%)
Sarah Ketterer 432,683 sh (+0.54%)
First Eagle Investment 272 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 177,692 sh (-6.20%)
Murray Stahl 26,126 sh (-16.74%)
Third Avenue Management 1,877 sh (-32.24%)
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Q1 2017

VOD Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher 12,420,913 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 3,136 sh (+67.08%)
Murray Stahl 31,575 sh (+20.86%)
Sarah Ketterer 461,372 sh (+6.63%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 16,976,277 sh (+4.46%)
First Eagle Investment 272 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 159,538 sh (-10.22%)
Jim Simons 5,174,200 sh (-38.35%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517210 
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Traded in other countries:VOD.Argentina, VOD.Austria, VODI.Germany, VOD N.Mexico, OXVOD1.Switzerland, VOD.UK, VODPF.USA,
Headquarter Location:UK
Vodafone Group PLC is one of the largest wireless phone companies in the world. Its main line of business involves the provision of wireless mobile and data services to various parts of the world.

With 264.9 million proportionate customers (total customers multiplied by its ownership interest) excluding India, Vodafone is one of the largest wireless phone companies in the world. It is also one of the largest carriers in terms of the number of major countries served. Vodafone has wireless operations in 26 countries and partnership interests in many others. The firm's objective is to be the communications leader across a connected world.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 31.55
VOD's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. VOD: 31.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.01
VOD's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. VOD: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VOD' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.67 Max: 1.03
Current: 1.01
0.41
1.03
PS Ratio 1.54
VOD's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. VOD: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VOD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.35 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.54
0.83
1.95
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.72
VOD's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. VOD: 13.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VOD' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.57  Med: 10.77 Max: 82.26
Current: 13.72
5.57
82.26
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.15
VOD's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
64% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. VOD: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VOD' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 4.88 Max: 10.21
Current: 5.15
2.78
10.21
EV-to-EBIT 24.11
VOD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. VOD: 24.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VOD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.7  Med: 7.7 Max: 83.5
Current: 24.11
-98.7
83.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.88
VOD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. VOD: 9.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VOD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.8 Max: 25.2
Current: 9.88
3.5
25.2
Shiller PE Ratio 6.54
VOD's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. VOD: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VOD' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.62  Med: 7.81 Max: 125
Current: 6.54
5.62
125
Current Ratio 1.01
VOD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. VOD: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VOD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.01
0.36
1.43
Quick Ratio 0.99
VOD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. VOD: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VOD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.67 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.99
0.34
1.4
Days Inventory 6.72
VOD's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. VOD: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VOD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 5.81 Max: 6.72
Current: 6.72
4.96
6.72
Days Sales Outstanding 77.33
VOD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. VOD: 77.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VOD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.44  Med: 34.31 Max: 96.67
Current: 77.33
31.44
96.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.11
VOD's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
80% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. VOD: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VOD' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 8.67 Max: 13.71
Current: 5.11
3.95
13.71
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -13.40
VOD's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. VOD: -13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VOD' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.5 Max: 95.4
Current: -13.4
0
95.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.12
VOD's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. VOD: 5.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.19
VOD's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
53% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. VOD: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VOD' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 5.41 Max: 8.56
Current: 3.19
2.46
8.56
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
VOD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. VOD: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VOD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.8  Med: 0.1 Max: 4.1
Current: -1.9
-63.8
4.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.84
VOD's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. VOD: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VOD' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.1 Max: 74.5
Current: 2.84
1.01
74.5
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.99
VOD's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. VOD: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VOD' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.59 Max: 8.84
Current: 0.99
0.27
8.84
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.14
VOD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. VOD: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VOD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.45 Max: 6.75
Current: 1.14
0.67
6.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.16
VOD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. VOD: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VOD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 7.7 Max: 18.4
Current: 4.16
1.2
18.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -3.80
VOD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. VOD: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VOD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 9.1 Max: 47.4
Current: -3.8
-20.3
47.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $52,371
EPS (TTM) $ -2.50
Beta0.69
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $24.17 - 34.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,655.86

Analyst Estimate

Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 52,223 53,360
EPS ($) 0.95 1.02
EPS without NRI ($) 0.95 1.02
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.24 1.00
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Headlines

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