Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 1.06% to $25.77. In a step to maintain secrecy of one’s mobile phone number getting exposed to retailers for possible misuse, Vodafone introduced its Private Recharge Mode for its subscribers in West Bengal. Vodafone Private Recharge Mode (PRM)- a free of cost service for West Bengal subscribers, enables users to recharge their mobile phones, without sharing their mobile numbers with retailers.
To avail the Vodafone PRM option, a consumer needs to send a toll free SMS – ‘Private’ – to 12604 and would be provided with an OTP, which can be used for subsequent recharges till midnight of the same day at any multi-brand outlets. The consumer simply needs to share the OTP, instead of the mobile number with the retailer.
<p>”With smart phones becoming the single most important storehouse for information, ensuring the privacy of subscribers by keeping their phone numbers private and protected has gained paramount importance. The share price of VOD attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 0.87%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 6.62% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -21.64%.
Cushing MLP Total Return Fund (NYSE:SRV) [Trend Analysis] plunged reacts as active mover, shares a loss -0.14% to traded at $14.53 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 1.31%. ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (SERV) on Thursday declared fourth-quarter earnings of $31 million. On a per-share basis, the Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of 23 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 44 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations.
The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 40 cents per share. The parent company of Terminix, Merry Maid and other service franchises posted revenue of $633 million in the period. For the year, the company declared profit of $155 million, or $1.13 per share. Revenue was declared as $2.75 billion. ServiceMaster expects full-year revenue in the range of $2.89 billion to $2.92 billion. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 13.10% and return on investment was -1.30% while its return on asset stayed at 8.80%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.50.