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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 3.13
VIVEF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. VIVEF: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.41 Max: N/A
Current: 3.13
Equity to Asset 0.63
VIVEF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. VIVEF: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.63
0.2
0.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.32
WACC vs ROIC
4.97%
2.86%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 8.26
VIVEF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. VIVEF: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.25  Med: 10.15 Max: 20.69
Current: 8.26
2.25
20.69
Net-margin (%) 40.62
VIVEF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. VIVEF: 40.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.07  Med: 6.57 Max: 47.02
Current: 40.62
-40.07
47.02
ROE (%) 21.34
VIVEF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. VIVEF: 21.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -91.79  Med: 12.15 Max: 25.1
Current: 21.34
-91.79
25.1
ROA (%) 10.29
VIVEF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. VIVEF: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.37  Med: 3.62 Max: 11.87
Current: 10.29
-22.37
11.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.72
VIVEF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. VIVEF: 7.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.44  Med: 39.85 Max: 111.34
Current: 7.72
2.44
111.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -30.70
VIVEF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. VIVEF: -30.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -12.20 Max: 9.5
Current: -30.7
0
9.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -50.40
VIVEF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. VIVEF: -50.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -16.20 Max: 35.2
Current: -50.4
0
35.2
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 6.68
VIVEF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. VIVEF: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.82  Med: 14.56 Max: 772.73
Current: 6.68
4.82
772.73
Forward P/E 43.86
VIVEF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. VIVEF: 43.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.24
VIVEF's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. VIVEF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.24
0.82
1.93
P/S 2.81
VIVEF's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. VIVEF: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.66 Max: 7.82
Current: 2.81
0.57
7.82
PFCF 11.63
VIVEF's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. VIVEF: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.43  Med: 7.36 Max: 20.46
Current: 11.63
3.43
20.46
POCF 10.43
VIVEF's POCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. VIVEF: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.09  Med: 5.09 Max: 11.95
Current: 10.43
2.09
11.95
EV-to-EBIT 27.39
VIVEF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. VIVEF: 27.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -88.4  Med: 10.90 Max: 299.3
Current: 27.39
-88.4
299.3
Shiller P/E 13.29
VIVEF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. VIVEF: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.28  Med: 12.09 Max: 294.29
Current: 13.29
5.28
294.29
Current Ratio 2.16
VIVEF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VIVEF: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.25
Current: 2.16
0.53
2.25
Quick Ratio 2.14
VIVEF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. VIVEF: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.66 Max: 2.23
Current: 2.14
0.51
2.23
Days Inventory 6.48
VIVEF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. VIVEF: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12.72  Med: 20.37 Max: 45.76
Current: 6.48
12.72
45.76
Days Sales Outstanding 65.02
VIVEF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.64 vs. VIVEF: 65.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 62.09  Med: 93.71 Max: 192.5
Current: 65.02
62.09
192.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.13
VIVEF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. VIVEF: 9.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.98  Med: 6.22 Max: 11.04
Current: 9.13
1.98
11.04
Dividend growth (3y) -10.60
VIVEF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
66% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. VIVEF: -10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 63
Current: -10.6
0
63
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.92
VIVEF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. VIVEF: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.28  Med: 4.03 Max: 7.16
Current: 5.92
1.28
7.16
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
VIVEF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. VIVEF: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.10 Max: -27
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.59
VIVEF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. VIVEF: 12.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.01  Med: 10.66 Max: 13.14
Current: 12.59
6.01
13.14
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
VIVEF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. VIVEF: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.66  Med: 9.14 Max: 52.92
Current: 2.9
2.66
52.92
Price/Projected FCF 0.48
VIVEF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. VIVEF: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.45 Max: 2.75
Current: 0.48
0.31
2.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.98
VIVEF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. VIVEF: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.64 Max: 4.47
Current: 1.98
0.1
4.47
Price/Graham Number 1.16
VIVEF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. VIVEF: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.93 Max: 4.05
Current: 1.16
1.15
4.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.70
VIVEF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. VIVEF: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VIVEF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 9.10 Max: 18.6
Current: 3.7
0.3
18.6

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 11,312 11,482 11,723 12,181
EPS($) 0.54 0.55 0.68 0.84
EPS without NRI($) 0.54 0.55 0.68 0.84

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Vivendi SA is a limited liability company incorporated under French law, subject to French commercial company law and, in particular, the French Commercial Code on December 18, 1987. The Company provides telecommunications services and media entertainment. The Company operates companies in the areas of content, media, & telecommunication. It creates and publishes content for which it develops broadcast networks and distribution platforms. The Canal+ Group is an audiovisual group in France and engaged in providing premium and special-interest channels as well as provides collection and distribution of pay-TV offerings, in France and internationally, particularly in Africa, Poland and Vietnam. It also developed projects in free-to-air television. The Universal Music Group is a music company with three main operating divisions: recorded music, music publishing and merchandising. Its recorded music business features a rich content portfolio, a diverse range of labels in the markets and direct representation in approximately 60 countries across the globe; its Music publishing involves acquiring the rights to musical compositions and licensing those compositions for use in a variety of formats; and its merchandising works closely with new and established entertainment clients, creating products carefully tailored to each artist or brand and its Products are sold on live tours, via selected retail outlets and through web-based stores. The GVT is the alternative telecommunications operator for fixed ultra-high-speed broadband, fixed-line telecommunications and Pay-Tv in Brazil. It offers comprehensive and telecommunications services to markets ranging from large, mature sectors with cash-flow generation including; conventional telephony to high-growth sectors including; broadband, Pay-Tv using satellite and IPTV technology, Internet services and VoIP. The SFR is a telecommunication operator (mobile, broadband Internet and fixed telecommunications) in France.
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