Westover Capital Advisors LLC decreased its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,007 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after selling 348 shares during the period. Westover Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vodafone Group PLC were worth $747,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VOD. Fisher Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 90.8% in the 2nd quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 23,702,619 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $680,976,000 after purchasing an additional 11,281,706 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 8,534.1% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,340,342 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $114,716,000 after purchasing an additional 4,290,072 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC grew its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 65.9% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,789,369 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $153,013,000 after purchasing an additional 2,299,529 shares during the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 21.9% in the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 11,370,690 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $300,528,000 after purchasing an additional 2,044,315 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC by 506.5% in the 1st quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 2,288,402 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock worth $60,482,000 after purchasing an additional 1,911,096 shares during the last quarter. 10.21% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) traded down 0.480% on Friday, hitting $28.015. 1,526,274 shares of the stock traded hands. Vodafone Group PLC has a 12-month low of $24.17 and a 12-month high of $30.39.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on VOD shares. Argus raised shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Numis Securities Ltd started coverage on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 14th. They issued an “add” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group PLC in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Bank of America Corporation raised shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.56 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Vodafone Group PLC from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Vodafone Group PLC currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $31.52.

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About Vodafone Group PLC

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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