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November 26, 2015 3:44 PM ET

Wireless Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Vodacom Group Limited

Company Overview

Vodacom Group Limited, a unified communications provider, offers mobile voice, messaging, data, and converged services to the personal, business, and corporate customers in South Africa and internationally. Its voice services include mobile and fixed network, roaming, and international calling services; messaging services comprise SMS and MMS; and data services consist of mobile broadband and Internet. The company also provides mobile financial services, such as money transfer, savings, and credit services; insurance products, including cellphone, life, laptop and portable device, contract, and family funeral coverage insurance; and airtime advance services. In addition, it offers digital co...

Vodacom Corporate Park

082 Vodacom Boulevard

Midrand,  1685

South Africa

Founded in 1993

7,786 Employees


27 11 653 5000

Key Executives for Vodacom Group Limited

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Member of Executive Committee and Member of Social & Ethics Committee
Age: 44
Total Annual Compensation: $9.7M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 41
Total Annual Compensation: $4.9M
Member of Executive Committee and Chief Officer of Enterprise Business Unit
Age: 44
Total Annual Compensation: $4.8M
Chief Officer of Customer Operations and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 48
Total Annual Compensation: $4.8M
Chief Officer of Corporate Affairs and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $3.7M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Vodacom Group Limited Key Developments

Vodacom Group Limited Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2015

Vodacom Group Limited reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of ZAR 39,956 million against ZAR 37,546 million a year ago. Operating profit was ZAR 10,169 million against ZAR 9,430 million a year ago. EBITDA was ZAR 14,681 million against ZAR 12,993 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was ZAR 6,224 million against ZAR 5,881 million a year ago. Operating free cash flow was ZAR 5,831 million against ZAR 4,462 million a year ago. Headline earnings per share were 440 cents against 415 cents a year ago. Net debt was ZAR 21,338 million against ZAR 16,006 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 430 cents against 422 cents a year ago. Net profit was ZAR 6,446 million against ZAR 6,302 million a year ago. Attributable to equity shareholders was ZAR 6,464 million against ZAR 6,190 million a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities were ZAR 8,619 million against ZAR 7,404 million a year ago. Net additions to property, plant and equipment and intangible assets was ZAR 5,659 million against ZAR 5,675 million a year ago. Diluted headline earnings per share were 430 cents against 415 cents a year ago.

Vodacom Group Prepared For Acquisition Opportunities

Vodacom Group Limited (JSE:VOD) filed its interim results for the six months period ending September 30, 2015 on November 9, 2015. In the earnings presentation, Till Streichert, Chief Financial Officer of Vodacom Group Limited said, "We remain comfortable with our net debt to EBITDA ratio at 0.7 times and have sufficient capacity to leverage the balance sheet to fund our accelerated CapEx plans, the planned acquisitions of Autopage and Neotel as well as any other M&A opportunities."

Vodacom Group Limited, H1 2016 Earnings Call, Nov 09, 2015

Vodacom Group Limited, H1 2016 Earnings Call, Nov 09, 2015

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