Is Vodafone A Good Income Play?

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  • Vodafone has a mature business that is relatively stable over the medium-term, but growth prospects are somewhat weak.
  • One of its business priorities is to reduce debt through asset sales, thus its dividend does not seem to be at risk in the short term.
  • Its high dividend yield above 8% is the main reason to buy its shares.
Vodafone store on Oxford Street, London, UK

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Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD) offers a high-dividend yield that seems to be sustainable in the next few years, while over the long term it’s not a safe income play.

Company Overview

Vodafone is a telecommunications company based in the United Kingdom, with a

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Labutes IR is an Fund Manager specialized in the financial sector, with more than 15 years' of experience in the financial markets. Under my coverage is mainly the Financial sector, including Banks, Insurance, Real Estate, and FinTechs both in the European and U.S. markets. For my personal investments, I also invest on 'Income' stocks across several sectors as I'm building a portfolio for retirement, being my goal to retire in about 20 years.

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