Media stories about Vodafone Group (NASDAQ:VOD) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vodafone Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the cell phone carrier an impact score of 44.6344418532803 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- FINAL DEADLINE ALERT: Brower Piven Reminds Shareholders of Approaching Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit and Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 from Investment in Vodafone Group (markets.financialcontent.com)
- Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) sticks almost 3.53% in last 5 trades – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
- Britain’s M&G infrastructure fund proposes buying broadband firm Gigaclear (finance.yahoo.com)
- Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) – What PEG is Telling To Potential Investors – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- [$$] How the tech industry is attracting more women (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of brokerages have commented on VOD. Raymond James Financial raised Vodafone Group from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Numis Securities raised Vodafone Group from an “add” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Bank of America reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $37.26 price objective on shares of Vodafone Group in a report on Monday, February 5th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Vodafone Group in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub cut Vodafone Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $32.36.
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About Vodafone Group
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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