Vodafone is a mobile telecommunications company that offers voice, messaging, and data services. The Company also provides M-Pesa, a mobile money transfer and payment service that enables customers to access their bank accounts to send and receive money, purchase goods and pay bills. Another service, Vodafone One Net, is a converged fixed and mobile communications service for large and multinational companies as well as small- and medium-sized companies.
In addition, Vodafone offers machine-to-machine business solutions, carrier services such as fixed and mobile connectivity and other services, smartphones and tablets, and telematics products and services.
Type
Public
HQ
West Berkshire, GB
Founded
1982
Size (employees)
111,556 (est)-7%
Vodafone was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in West Berkshire, GB
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Key People/Management at Vodafone

Nick Read

Nick Read

Chief Financial Officer
Serpil Timuray

Serpil Timuray

Chief Commercial Operations and Strategy Officer
Ronald Schellekens

Ronald Schellekens

Group HR Director
Johan Wibergh

Johan Wibergh

Group Technology Officer
Nick Jeffery

Nick Jeffery

CEO Vodafone UK
Vivek Badrinath

Vivek Badrinath

CEO Amap
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Vodafone Office Locations

Vodafone has an office in West Berkshire
West Berkshire, GB (HQ)
Vodafone House The Connection
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Vodafone Financials and Metrics

Vodafone Financials

Vodafone's revenue was reported to be €47.63 b in FY, 2017 which is a 4.4% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (H1, 2018)

23.1 b

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

6.9 b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

29.8%

Net income (H1, 2018)

1.2 b

EBIT (H1, 2018)

2 b

Market capitalization (27-Oct-2017)

76.5 b

Closing share price (27-Oct-2017)

28.7

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

5.4 b

EV

115.3 b
Vodafone's current market capitalization is $76.5 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

48.4 b49.8 b47.6 b

Revenue growth, %

3%(4%)

Cost of goods sold

35.1 b36.7 b34.6 b

Gross profit

13.3 b13.1 b13.1 b
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

20.8 b28.2 b24.1 b23.1 b

Cost of goods sold

15.5 b20.7 b17.5 b16.2 b

Gross profit

5.3 b7.5 b6.5 b6.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

25%27%27%30%
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

9.5 b12.9 b3.8 b

Accounts Receivable

11.1 b11.6 b9.9 b

Inventories

667 m716 m576 m

Current Assets

27.5 b31.9 b25.5 b
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

5.9 b4.2 b8.6 b5.4 b

Accounts Receivable

8.6 b8.6 b11.8 b10.6 b

Inventories

522 m574 m681 m639 m

Current Assets

19.3 b15.7 b31.3 b23.5 b
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

7.5 b(5.1 b)(6.1 b)

Depreciation and Amortization

11.1 b11.7 b11.1 b

Inventories

(76 m)(144 m)117 m

Accounts Payable

(1.3 b)332 m(473 m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

(2.9 b)(2.3 b)(5 b)1.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.7 b6.5 b5.6 b5.2 b

Inventories

(111 m)(154 m)9 m(85 m)

Accounts Payable

(1.1 b)(386 m)(1.2 b)(871 m)
EURY, 2017

EV/EBIT

57.4 x

EV/CFO

19.8 x

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Vodafone Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Q3, 2018

Mobile Customers

446 m465 m516 m

4G Customers

20.70 m46.80 m74.70 m105 m

Fixed-line Broadband Customers

12 m13.40 m17.90 k

TV Customers

9 m9.50 m13.80 m
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Vodafone Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Zoranet Connectivity Services B.V.
FinCo Partner 1 B.V.
LGE HoldCo V B.V.
LGE HoldCo VI B.V.
LGE Holdco VII B.V.
LGE HoldCo VIII B.V.
Torenspits II B.V.
UPC Nederland Holding I B.V.
UPC Nederland Holding II B.V.
UPC Nederland Holding III B.V.
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Vodafone News and Updates

Which reckons Vodafone sucks, Tutela doesn’t

Consumer advice firm Which has published the results of its UK MNO customer satisfaction survey, which ranks Vodafone last for the second year running.

BT Mobile joins Vodafone as most complained about UK mobile provider

Ofcom has published its latest moaning charts and they reveal Vodafone finally has company at the top of this list of shame.

Q&A with Achilleas Philippopoulos, Head of MVNO at Cyta

Achilleas Philippopoulos, Head of MVNO at Cyta, shares his thoughts on the biggest innovators in the digital world, the biggest challenges Cyta faced last year and the initiatives Cyta has taken to stay ahead of the curve.

40% revenue plunge at India telcos show transformation is not always nice

India has proved to be one of the tougher markets for telcos over the last few months, and the misery is set to continue according to a report from Crisil Research.

Vodafone forces Three to drop an extra £13 million for its preferred 3.4 GHz spectrum

Ofcom has announced the final outcome of the UK 5G spectrum auction, following the assignment stage, and Three had to pay a premium to get exactly what it wanted.

Vodafone draws first blood in misleading 5G PR battle

Vodafone has announced it has completed the first test of its newly acquired 5G spectrum, with the new airwaves being used for a video call between Manchester and Newbury.
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