Trillium Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 3.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 90,921 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after buying an additional 2,775 shares during the period. Trillium Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Vodafone Group PLC were worth $2,612,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VOD. Diversified Trust Co raised its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 0.4% in the second quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 8,525 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $245,000 after buying an additional 38 shares in the last quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. raised its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 4.2% in the first quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 4,956 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 0.8% in the first quarter. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. now owns 25,095 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $663,000 after buying an additional 204 shares in the last quarter. Focused Wealth Management Inc raised its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 1.7% in the first quarter. Focused Wealth Management Inc now owns 15,457 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $409,000 after buying an additional 257 shares in the last quarter. Finally, AlphaMark Advisors LLC raised its stake in Vodafone Group PLC by 3.5% in the first quarter. AlphaMark Advisors LLC now owns 8,964 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock valued at $237,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 10.83% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ VOD) opened at 29.03 on Wednesday. Vodafone Group PLC has a 12 month low of $24.17 and a 12 month high of $31.69.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 4th. Investors of record on Friday, June 9th were paid a $1.1234 dividend. This is a positive change from Vodafone Group PLC’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.56. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 7th. This represents a yield of 7.74%.

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VOD has been the topic of several research reports. Numis Securities Ltd initiated coverage on Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Friday, July 14th. They set an “add” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub raised Vodafone Group PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Argus raised Vodafone Group PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation raised Vodafone Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.56 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and three have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $31.64.

Vodafone Group PLC Company Profile

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.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD)

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