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Vivendi WBAG:VIV Stock Report

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19 May, 2022


Company Financials +
VIV fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

VIV Stock Overview

Vivendi SE operates as a entertainment, media, and communication company in France, the rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia/Oceania, and Africa.

Vivendi Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Vivendi
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€10.85
52 Week High€33.49
52 Week Low€10.51
1 Month Change-9.21%
3 Month Change-5.28%
1 Year Change-63.45%
3 Year Change-54.18%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-48.78%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

VIVAT MediaAT Market

Return vs Industry: VIV underperformed the Austrian Media industry which returned -22.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VIV underperformed the Austrian Market which returned -2.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VIV's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VIV volatility
VIV Average Weekly Movement4.3%
Media Industry Average Movement5.9%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in AT Market8.8%
10% least volatile stocks in AT Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: VIV is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Austrian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VIV's weekly volatility has decreased from 10% to 4% over the past year.

About the Company

185334,300Arnaud de Puyfontaine

Vivendi SE operates as a entertainment, media, and communication company in France, the rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia/Oceania, and Africa. It operates through Canal+ Group, Havas Group, Editis, Prisma Media, Gameloft, Vivendi Village, Corporate, and New Initiative segments. The Canal+ Group segment publishes and distributes premium and thematic pay-TV and free-to-air channels; and produces, sells, and distributes movies and TV series.

Vivendi Fundamentals Summary

How do Vivendi's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VIV fundamental statistics
Market Cap€11.28b
Earnings (TTM)-€721.00m
Revenue (TTM)€9.57b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VIV income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€5.36b
Gross Profit€4.21b
Other Expenses€4.93b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.69
Gross Margin44.00%
Net Profit Margin-7.53%
Debt/Equity Ratio22.3%

How did VIV perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Vivendi undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VIV (€10.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€7.68)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VIV is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VIV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Media industry average.

PE vs Market: VIV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Austrian market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VIV's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VIV is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the XE Media industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

How is Vivendi forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VIV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: VIV is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: VIV's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: VIV's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Austrian market (1.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VIV's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: VIV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4%).

Past Performance

How has Vivendi performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VIV is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: VIV is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VIV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VIV's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: VIV is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (68.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: VIV has a negative Return on Equity (-2.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Vivendi's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VIV's short term assets (€10.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€8.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: VIV's short term assets (€10.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€5.4B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VIV has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: VIV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 20.8% to 22.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: VIV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.3%).

Interest Coverage: VIV earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Vivendi current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VIV's dividend (2.32%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (1.59%).

High Dividend: VIV's dividend (2.32%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Austrian market (4.47%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: VIV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: VIV's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: VIV is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (22.2%), VIV's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Arnaud de Puyfontaine (57 yo)





Mr. Arnaud Roy de Puyfontaine, E.S.C.P., M.B.A., serves as Chairman Of Board at PRISMA MEDIA, SNC. He has been Chairman of Management Board at Vivendi SA since June 24, 2014 and has been a Member of Manage...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Arnaud's total compensation ($USD3.61M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Austrian market ($USD3.94M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Arnaud's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VIV's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.9 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: VIV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vivendi SE's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Vivendi SE
  • Ticker: VIV
  • Exchange: WBAG
  • Founded: 1853
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: €11.280b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.05b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Vivendi SE
  • 42 avenue de Friedland
  • Cedex 08
  • Paris
  • Ile-de-France
  • 75380
  • France


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/19 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/19 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.