Vodafone Group (VOD) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada

Marco Green
December 15, 2017

About 1.05M shares traded or 1.61% up from the average. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has risen 58.12% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. Vodafone Group has a 52 week low of GBX 186.50 ($2.51) and a 52 week high of GBX 233.90 ($3.15). Aviance Capital Management Llc bought 45,746 shares as the company's stock rose 16.21% with the market. Moreover, Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda. has 2.65% invested in the company for 1.50 million shares.

Vodafone Group Plc operates as a telecommunications firm worldwide. The stock increased 0.94% or $2.75 during the last trading session, reaching $294.59. Barclays upgraded shares of Vodafone Group from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating in a research note on Friday, December 8th. It has underperformed by 29.93% the S&P500. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC now owns 3,628 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 440 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 64% are positive. As per Monday, October 24, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. BidaskClub lowered Vodafone Group from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. The stock of Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN) earned "Neutral" rating by Wedbush on Thursday, February 4.

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Oppenheimer maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, July 21 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, July 5. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, May 15.

Analysts await Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.86 EPS, up 3.61% or $0.03 from last year's $0.83 per share. It now has negative earnings.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.48 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. 124 funds opened positions while 388 raised stakes. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.5642 per share. Putnam Invests Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN) for 49,600 shares. Schulhoff And Communication reported 1,608 shares. Legal General Grp Inc Public Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% in Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN). 2,738 were reported by First Fincl Corporation In. Papp L Roy And holds 0.2% or 4,611 shares in its portfolio. Bronson Point Management Llc has 490,000 shares. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 0.96 and a quick ratio of 0.95. Hutchin Hill Capital Ltd Partnership holds 0.11% or 145,900 shares in its portfolio. Jane Street Ltd Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN) for 81,864 shares.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $556,410 activity.

Barrington Strategic Wealth Management Group Llc, which manages about $328.64M and $196.88 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHM) by 10,725 shares to 12,000 shares, valued at $578,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. The rating has been revealed in analysts note on Wednesday morning. Therefore 50% are positive.

Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ VOD) traded up $0.08 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $31.33. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to "Reduce" on Thursday, June 1.

Among 28 analysts covering Vodafone Group PLC (LON:VOD), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. The firm has "Neutral" rating by BNP Paribas given on Tuesday, July 18. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Buy" rating given on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, October 14 with "Overweight". The company was maintained on Monday, January 30 by Macquarie Research. Numis Securities reiterated an "add" rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.36) price objective on shares of Vodafone Group in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. On Monday, June 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Argus Research to "Buy". It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (SHY) by 13,065 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 100,324 shares, and cut its stake in Vanguard Bd Index Fd Inc (BSV).

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