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

Vittorio Colao

Vittorio Colao

CEO
Nick Read

Nick Read

CFO
Serpil Timuray

Serpil Timuray

Chief Commercial Operations and Strategy Officer
Vivek Badrinath

Vivek Badrinath

CEO Amap
Rosemary Martin

Rosemary Martin

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Joakim Reiter

Joakim Reiter

Group External Affairs Director
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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 (22-Jun-2018)

66.3 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)

24.9

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

5.4 b

EV

105.2 b
Vodafone's current market capitalization is $66.3 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

52.4 x

EV/CFO

18.1 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
Hellas Online August 22, 2014€72.70 m
The Cobra Group August 08, 2014
ONO March 17, 2014€7.20 m
Kabel Deutschland June 24, 2013$10.40 m
Vodafone Fixed Ltd October 31, 2012$840 m
Complete Network Technology October 01, 2012
Cable & Wireless Worldwide April 23, 2012
Bluefish Communications December 01, 2011
BelCompany BV August 01, 2011
Quickcomm Software Solutions October 08, 2010
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Vodafone Revenue Breakdown

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Vodafone revenue breakdown by business segment: 24.0% from Fixed Service Revenue and 76.0% from Mobile Service Revenue

Vodafone revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.6% from Other AMAP, 11.1% from Vodacom, 12.7% from Other Europe, 10.4% from Spain, 14.5% from UK, 12.7% from Italy, 22.1% from Germany and 2.8% from Other

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Vodafone Online and Social Media Presence

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Vodafone News and Updates

How Vodafone realized 5X LTV with artificial intelligence (VB Live)

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Vodafone to launch 5G trials in seven U.K cities later this year

The carrier is currently working to deploy the trials in the cities of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Manchester Vodafone has announced plans to carry out 5G trials in seven cities across the U.K during the last quarter of the year. The telco said the 5G trials will tak…

Vodafone gets the 5G ball rolling

Vodafone has announced unveiled seven cities which will serve as the test sites for 5G trials between October and December later this year.

Vodafone sets 5G trials in seven of Britain's 10 big cities

LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone said on Wednesday it will begin testing next-generation 5G mobile networks in seven of Britain's 10 largest cities later in 2018, part of a plan to start limited deployments in dense urban areas in some markets next year.

Vodafone & Iron Mountain Announce 100% Renewable Energy Targets, Join RE100

Two big-name companies, telecommunications giant Vodafone and data storage behemoth Iron Mountain, have this week announced 100% renewable energy targets and committed to joining RE100, the initiative spurring corporate renewable energy targets around the world. 

UK red-tape is the biggest hurdle for digital economy – Vodafone

Pointing to regulation and legislation as a challenge in the telco space is hardly uncommon, but when a General Counsel suggests the UK is one of the most difficult regulatory environments she’s worked in, something might be amiss.
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