Vodafone Group (LON:VOD) Buy Rating Reconfirmed by Berenberg Bank; The TP Given is GBX 253.00; Midwestone Financial GP (MOFG) Shorts Decreased By 11.01%

January 31, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

Midwestone Financial GP (NASDAQ:MOFG) had a decrease of 11.01% in short interest. MOFG’s SI was 84,100 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 11.01% from 94,500 shares previously. With 18,200 avg volume, 5 days are for Midwestone Financial GP (NASDAQ:MOFG)’s short sellers to cover MOFG’s short positions. The SI to Midwestone Financial GP’s float is 0.85%. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $33.34. About 31,423 shares traded or 1.23% up from the average. MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOFG) has risen 22.57% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.87% the S&P500.

In an analyst report published on today, Berenberg Bank reconfirmed their Buy rating on Vodafone Group (LON:VOD)‘s stock. The TP would indicate a potential upside of 12.75% from firm’s previous close.

The stock increased 0.27% or GBX 0.6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 225. About 7.46 million shares traded. Vodafone Group Plc (LON:VOD) has 0.00% since January 31, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Vodafone Group Plc operates as a telecommunications firm worldwide. The company has market cap of 60.02 billion GBP. The firm offers voice, messaging, and data services across mobile and fixed networks; broadband and TV services; cloud and hosting for storing data and applications in the cloud, as well as Internet protocol-virtual private network services; roaming services; and converged communication services to small businesses and large multinational companies. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides M-Pesa, a mobile money service; GigaKombi; GigaTV, an advanced digital TV service; and Vodafone One, an integrated fixed, mobile, and TV service.

Among 28 analysts covering Vodafone Group PLC (LON:VOD), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Vodafone Group PLC has GBX 310 highest and GBX 130 lowest target. GBX 242.65’s average target is 7.84% above currents GBX 225 stock price. Vodafone Group PLC had 330 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, November 30 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Neutral”. JP Morgan maintained the shares of VOD in report on Thursday, August 24 with “Overweight” rating. On Tuesday, April 11 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, October 15. The stock of Vodafone Group Plc (LON:VOD) earned “Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities on Wednesday, February 17. Santander maintained Vodafone Group Plc (LON:VOD) rating on Thursday, November 19. Santander has “Hold” rating and GBX 240 target. On Wednesday, May 17 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Conviction Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Goldman Sachs. Jefferies maintained Vodafone Group Plc (LON:VOD) rating on Friday, September 30. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and GBX 260 target.

Among 4 analysts covering MidWestOne Financial Group (NASDAQ:MOFG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. MidWestOne Financial Group has $41.0 highest and $36.0 lowest target. $38.25’s average target is 14.73% above currents $33.34 stock price. MidWestOne Financial Group had 8 analyst reports since April 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOFG) rating on Tuesday, December 19. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $36.0 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOFG) on Friday, December 22 with “Buy” rating. The stock of MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOFG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 18 by Sandler O’Neill. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOFG) rating on Tuesday, August 8. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $4000 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOFG) rating on Thursday, June 22. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $4000 target.

MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for MidWestOne Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services and products to individuals, businesses, institutional customers, and government agencies in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Florida. The company has market cap of $407.40 million. It offers deposit products, such as checking and other demand deposit accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, and other time deposits. It has a 21.51 P/E ratio. The firm also provides commercial and industrial loans, agricultural loans, commercial and residential real estate loans, and consumer loans.