Stock information

Stock information

Stock/ticker symbol: VOD
Shares in issue: 48,918,618,465 (excluding treasury shares) as at 31 March 2013
Share buyback: See Share Buyback Programme
Shareholder structure: See Vodafone at a Glance (PDF 2.7MB)
Registrars & Transfer Office: See Shareholder Services
Outstanding AirTouch and Mannesmann shareholders: See Investor FAQs
Stock history: 21 July 1994 - bonus issue of two new shares for every one share held, e.g. 2+1=3
  30 September 1999 - bonus issue of four new shares for every one held, e.g. 4+1=5
  28 July 2006 - share consolidation for every 8 shares held, 7 new shares issued plus 1 'B' share worth 15p  subsequently converted into cash

Share values

Upon flotation of the Company on 11 October 1988 the ordinary shares were valued at 170p each. On 16 September 1991, when the Company was finally demerged, for UK taxpayers the base cost of Racal Electronics Plc shares was apportioned between the Company and Racal Electronics Plc for Capital Gains Tax purposes in the ratio of 80.036% and 19.964% respectively. Opening share prices on 16 September 1991 were 332p for each Vodafone share and 223p for each Racal share.

On 21 July 1994, the Company effected a bonus issue of two new shares for every one then held and on 30 September 1999 it effected a bonus issue of four new shares for every one held at that date. The flotation and demerger share prices, therefore, may be restated as 11.33p and 22.133p respectively.