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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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Cash to Debt 0.17
VIVHY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. VIVHY: 0.17 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17

Equity to Asset 0.43
VIVHY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. VIVHY: 0.43 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.43

0.2
0.45
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.69
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 0.32
VIVHY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. VIVHY: 0.32 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.97   Max: 20.69
Current: 0.32

-1.97
20.69
Net-margin (%) 14.51
VIVHY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. VIVHY: 14.51 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.07   Max: 26.97
Current: 14.51

-40.07
26.97
ROE (%) 16.69
VIVHY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. VIVHY: 16.69 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -91.79   Max: 32.14
Current: 16.69

-91.79
32.14
ROA (%) 6.67
VIVHY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. VIVHY: 6.67 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.37   Max: 11.87
Current: 6.67

-22.37
11.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.48
VIVHY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. VIVHY: 0.48 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.69   Max: 96.89
Current: 0.48

-4.69
96.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.80
VIVHY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. VIVHY: -10.80 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 9.5
Current: -10.8

0
9.5
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 8.50
VIVHY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.90 vs. VIVHY: 8.50 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.82   Max: 772.73
Current: 8.5

4.82
772.73
P/B 1.40
VIVHY's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. VIVHY: 1.40 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.4

0.82
2.08
P/S 1.20
VIVHY's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. VIVHY: 1.20 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 7.82
Current: 1.2

0.57
7.82
PFCF 19.10
VIVHY's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.14 vs. VIVHY: 19.10 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.43   Max: 20.46
Current: 19.1

3.43
20.46
EV-to-EBIT 513.60
VIVHY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. VIVHY: 513.60 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -225.3   Max: 513.2
Current: 513.6

-225.3
513.2
Shiller P/E 14.00
VIVHY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.83 vs. VIVHY: 14.00 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.28   Max: 257.5
Current: 14

5.28
257.5
Current Ratio 1.94
VIVHY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. VIVHY: 1.94 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.94

0.53
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.93
VIVHY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. VIVHY: 1.93 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.93

0.51
1.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.20
VIVHY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. VIVHY: 5.20 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 11.04
Current: 5.2

1.98
11.04
Dividend growth (3y) -10.60
VIVHY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. VIVHY: -10.60 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 63
Current: -10.6

0
63
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.14
VIVHY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. VIVHY: 3.14 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 6.67
Current: 3.14

1.2
6.67
Share Buyback Rate -2.70
VIVHY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. VIVHY: -2.70 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -27
Current: -2.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.52
VIVHY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.84 vs. VIVHY: 3.52 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.22   Max: 52.92
Current: 3.52

3.22
52.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.52
VIVHY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. VIVHY: 0.52 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.36
Current: 0.52

0.3
3.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
VIVHY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. VIVHY: 1.03 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 6.18
Current: 1.03

0.14
6.18
Price/Graham Number 1.99
VIVHY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. VIVHY: 1.99 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 4.05
Current: 1.99

1.59
4.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
VIVHY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. VIVHY: 0.20 )
VIVHY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 18.6
Current: 0.2

0.2
18.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:VIA, NWS, MSG, DISCA, LMCA » details
Traded in other countries:VIV.France, 0IIF.UK, VIV.Italy, VVU.Germany, VVUD.Germany,
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 major 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 innovative 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 advanced telecommunications services to markets ranging from large, mature sectors with strong 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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