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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.
TypePublic
Founded1982
HQWest Berkshire, GB
Websitevodafone.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Culture scoreC

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)92,005(-11%)
Job Openings494
Revenue (FY, 2019)£38.9 B(-16%)
Share Price (May 2020)£133

Key People/Management at Vodafone

Gerard Kleisterlee

Gerard Kleisterlee

Chairman
Nick Land

Nick Land

Chairman of the Vodafone Group Foundation
Nick Read

Nick Read

Chief Executive Officer
Margherita Della Valle

Margherita Della Valle

CFO
Val Gooding

Val Gooding

Non-Executive Director
Vivek Badrinath

Vivek Badrinath

CEO AMAP
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Vodafone Office Locations

Vodafone has offices in West Berkshire, Denver, New York, Redwood City and in 14 other locations
West Berkshire, GB (HQ)
Vodafone House The Connection
Kashar, AL
Tirana-Durres Highway, Str: 'Independence', No. 61
North Sydney, AU
Level 1/177 Pacific Hwy
Toronto, CA
3280 Bloor St W, Etobicoke
Düsseldorf, DE
Ferdinand-Braun-Platz 1
Chalandri, GR
Tzavella 1-3
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Vodafone Financials and Metrics

Vodafone Revenue

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Vodafone's revenue was reported to be £38.93 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

38.9b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

12.0b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

30.9%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(3.7b)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(847.8m)

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

35.6b

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

133.0

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

12.2b

EV

70.7b
Vodafone's current market capitalization is £35.6 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

48.4b49.8b47.6b46.6b38.9b

Revenue growth, %

3%(4%)(2%)

Cost of goods sold

35.1b36.7b34.6b32.8b26.9b

Gross profit

13.3b13.1b13.1b13.8b12.0b
Half Year
EURH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

28.2b24.1b23.1b21.8b

Cost of goods sold

20.7b17.5b16.2b15.2b

Gross profit

7.5b6.5b6.9b6.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

27%27%30%30%
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

9.5b12.9b3.8b4.7b12.2b

Accounts Receivable

11.1b11.6b9.9b10.0b10.9b

Inventories

667.0m716.0m576.0m581.0m636.5m

Current Assets

27.5b31.9b25.5b24.1b35.5b
Half Year
EURH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

4.2b8.6b5.4b7.0b

Accounts Receivable

8.6b11.8b10.6b13.4b

Inventories

574.0m681.0m639.0m777.0m

Current Assets

15.7b31.3b23.5b32.2b
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

7.5b(5.1b)(6.1b)

Depreciation and Amortization

11.1b11.7b11.1b

Inventories

(76.0m)(144.0m)117.0m

Accounts Payable

(1.3b)332.0m(473.0m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

(2.3b)(5.0b)1.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

6.5b5.6b5.2b

Inventories

(154.0m)9.0m(85.0m)

Accounts Payable

(386.0m)(1.2b)(871.0m)
GBPY, 2019

EV/EBIT

-83.4 x

EV/CFO

6.1 x

Revenue/Employee

423.1k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Vodafone Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Mobile Customers

446 m465 m516 m

4G Customers

20.70 m46.80 m52.50 m58.90 m66.40 m74.70 m84 m93.40 m110.20 m121.70 m129.10 m136 m

Fixed-line Broadband Customers

12 m13.40 m17.90 m

TV Customers

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

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hellas OnlineAugust 22, 2014€72.70 m
The Cobra GroupAugust 08, 2014
ONOMarch 17, 2014€7.20 m
Kabel DeutschlandJune 24, 2013$10.40 m
Vodafone Fixed LtdOctober 31, 2012$840 m
Complete Network TechnologyOctober 01, 2012
Cable & Wireless WorldwideApril 23, 2012
Bluefish CommunicationsDecember 01, 2011
BelCompany BVAugust 01, 2011
Quickcomm Software SolutionsOctober 08, 2010
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Vodafone Revenue Breakdown

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Vodafone revenue breakdown by business segment: 65.8% from Mobile Service Revenue, 22.3% from Fixed Service Revenue and 11.8% from Other

Vodafone revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 23.2% from Germany, 13.3% from Italy, 15.1% from UK, 10.6% from Spain, 10.5% from Other Europe, 12.2% from Vodacom, 12.3% from Other AMAP and 2.8% from Other

Vodafone Online and Social Media Presence

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Vodafone Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    B

    70/100

  • Diversity

    D

    56/100

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Vodafone News and Updates

Google considering taking stake in Vodafone Idea: FT

Alphabet Inc's Google is exploring an investment in Vodafone Group Plc's <VOD.L > struggling India business, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Vodafone & Barnardo’s launch appeal to help get tech to people in need

Vodafone UK and charity partner Barnardo’s are asking the public to donate their unwanted smartphones and tablets in a new appeal, launching today (28 May). The Great British Tech Appeal aims to distribute 10,000 phones and tablets to those most in need during the Covid-19 crisis, and calls on the p…

China’s Oppo partners with Vodafone for more significant European push

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Vodafone Names Heineken CEO as New Chairman

Vodafone Names Heineken CEO as New Chairman

Vodafone names Heineken's Van Boxmeer as new chairman

Vodafone , the world's second-biggest mobile operator, has recruited Jean-Francois Van Boxmeer, the current CEO of brewer Heineken , to succeed Gerard Kleisterlee as chairman from November this year.

How Vodafone helped put tyre management services startup Fleeca on the road to accelerated growth

In times where fuel prices and other variable costs are increasing, owners and managers of the fleet businesses often struggle to find the answer to the all-important question: How can I reduce my operating cost and stay profitable? Fortunately, Fleeca, the tyre management startup, has a simple ti
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Vodafone Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vodafone founded?

    Vodafone was founded in 1982.

  • Who are Vodafone key executives?

    Vodafone's key executives are Gerard Kleisterlee, Nick Land and Nick Read.

  • How many employees does Vodafone have?

    Vodafone has 92,005 employees.

  • What is Vodafone revenue?

    Latest Vodafone annual revenue is £38.9 b.

  • What is Vodafone revenue per employee?

    Latest Vodafone revenue per employee is £423.1 k.

  • Who are Vodafone competitors?

    Competitors of Vodafone include NTT, AT&T and Deutsche Telekom.

  • Where is Vodafone headquarters?

    Vodafone headquarters is located at Vodafone House The Connection, West Berkshire.

  • Where are Vodafone offices?

    Vodafone has offices in West Berkshire, Denver, New York, Redwood City and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does Vodafone have?

    Vodafone has 19 offices.