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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.24
VIVEF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. VIVEF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VIVEF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.48 Max: N/A
Current: 1.24
Equity-to-Asset 0.62
VIVEF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. VIVEF: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VIVEF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.62
0.2
0.65
Interest Coverage 5.41
VIVEF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. VIVEF: 5.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VIVEF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 8.58 Max: 26.42
Current: 5.41
1.21
26.42
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.16
WACC vs ROIC
3.46%
3.70%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.74
VIVEF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. VIVEF: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VIVEF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 12.79 Max: 20.25
Current: 3.74
3.57
20.25
Net Margin % 4.50
VIVEF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
54% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. VIVEF: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VIVEF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 10.93 Max: 47.02
Current: 4.5
0.79
47.02
ROE % 2.60
VIVEF's ROE % is ranked lower than
55% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. VIVEF: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VIVEF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 10.27 Max: 23.68
Current: 2.6
0.95
23.68
ROA % 1.59
VIVEF's ROA % is ranked lower than
52% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. VIVEF: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VIVEF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 4.21 Max: 11.17
Current: 1.59
0.31
11.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 92.96
VIVEF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. VIVEF: 92.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VIVEF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.41  Med: 66.81 Max: 198.15
Current: 92.96
6.41
198.15
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.40
VIVEF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VIVEF: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VIVEF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -12.2 Max: 9.5
Current: 3.4
0
9.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 47.40
VIVEF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. VIVEF: 47.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VIVEF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.6 Max: 47.4
Current: 47.4
0
47.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 214.10
VIVEF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. VIVEF: 214.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VIVEF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.65 Max: 214.1
Current: 214.1
0
214.1
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV  
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Traded in other countries:VIV.France, VVU.Germany, VIV.Italy, VIV.Switzerland, 0IIF.UK,
Headquarter Location:France
Vivendi SA is a communications and entertainment company with activities in telecommunications, music, television and film, publishing, the Internet, and video games.

Vivendi's transformation to a pure-play media firm is complete.The firm operates two main divisions: Canal+ Group (a leading producer and distributor of film and TV content in France, 51% of revenue) and Universal Music Group (the largest global music label, 47% of revenue). It also owns minority stakes in Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Ubisoft, and Gameloft, where it has also made a tender offer for the shares it doesn't own.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 56.74
VIVEF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. VIVEF: 56.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VIVEF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.78  Med: 11.76 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 56.74
4.78
99999999.99
Forward PE Ratio 25.84
VIVEF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. VIVEF: 25.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 60.09
VIVEF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
82% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 23.33 vs. VIVEF: 60.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VIVEF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 13.35 Max: 186.18
Current: 60.09
4.79
186.18
PB Ratio 1.31
VIVEF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. VIVEF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VIVEF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.2 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.31
0.82
1.88
PS Ratio 2.34
VIVEF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. VIVEF: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VIVEF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.18
Current: 2.34
0.57
3.18
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 134.41
VIVEF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. VIVEF: 134.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VIVEF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.52 Max: 532.22
Current: 134.41
3.9
532.22
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 60.63
VIVEF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
92% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. VIVEF: 60.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VIVEF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 5.73 Max: 114.46
Current: 60.63
2.13
114.46
EV-to-EBIT 39.53
VIVEF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. VIVEF: 39.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VIVEF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.2  Med: 9.6 Max: 2161.6
Current: 39.53
-82.2
2161.6
EV-to-EBITDA 39.53
VIVEF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. VIVEF: 39.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VIVEF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.8  Med: 8.7 Max: 409.5
Current: 39.53
-41.8
409.5
Shiller PE Ratio 12.04
VIVEF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 24.36 vs. VIVEF: 12.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
VIVEF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.86  Med: 9.39 Max: 28.12
Current: 12.04
6.86
28.12
Current Ratio 1.27
VIVEF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. VIVEF: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VIVEF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.72 Max: 2.25
Current: 1.27
0.53
2.25
Quick Ratio 1.25
VIVEF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. VIVEF: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VIVEF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.23
Current: 1.25
0.51
2.23
Days Inventory 6.48
VIVEF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. VIVEF: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VIVEF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.41  Med: 18.28 Max: 31.97
Current: 6.48
6.41
31.97
Days Sales Outstanding 71.73
VIVEF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 68.59 vs. VIVEF: 71.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VIVEF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.73  Med: 86.13 Max: 106.49
Current: 71.73
71.73
106.49
Days Payable 269.99
VIVEF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
89% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 59.95 vs. VIVEF: 269.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VIVEF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 269.99  Med: 369.26 Max: 408.9
Current: 269.99
269.99
408.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 1.91
VIVEF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
56% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. VIVEF: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
VIVEF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 6.78 Max: 19.26
Current: 1.91
1.87
19.26
Dividend Payout Ratio 2.86
VIVEF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. VIVEF: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
VIVEF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.6 Max: 33.33
Current: 2.86
0.29
33.33
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 26.00
VIVEF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. VIVEF: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
VIVEF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -15.7 Max: 63
Current: 26
0
63
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.82
VIVEF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
73% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. VIVEF: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.30
VIVEF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
91% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. VIVEF: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
VIVEF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25  Med: 11.79 Max: 33.49
Current: 3.3
3.25
33.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.00
VIVEF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. VIVEF: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VIVEF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -89.5  Med: -2.1 Max: 0
Current: 2
-89.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.14
VIVEF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. VIVEF: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VIVEF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 4.25 Max: 53.13
Current: 3.14
2.55
53.13
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.66
VIVEF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. VIVEF: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VIVEF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.57 Max: 3.55
Current: 0.66
0.36
3.55
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.65
VIVEF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. VIVEF: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VIVEF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.87 Max: 5.45
Current: 1.65
0.13
5.45
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.89
VIVEF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
68% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. VIVEF: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VIVEF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 2.38 Max: 5.13
Current: 2.89
1.52
5.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.53
VIVEF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. VIVEF: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VIVEF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: 9.8 Max: 26.2
Current: 2.53
-2.7
26.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -8.61
VIVEF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. VIVEF: -8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VIVEF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.4  Med: 10.1 Max: 44
Current: -8.61
-34.4
44

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,988.48
EPS (TTM) $ 0.40
Beta0.49
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $16.70 - 23.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,248.16

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 12,640 13,072 13,832
EPS ($) 0.88 0.98 0.97
EPS without NRI ($) 0.88 0.98 0.97
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
3.89%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.36 0.38 0.34
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