Vivendi SA operates as a content media and communication company in France, rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia/Oceania, and Africa. More Details
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Vivendi's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VIV is less volatile than 75% of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VIV's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VIV exceeded the French Entertainment industry which returned -1.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VIV exceeded the French Market which returned -4.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vivendi's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIs Vivendi SA's (EPA:VIV) Stock's Recent Performance A Reflection Of Its Financial Health?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StVivendi's (EPA:VIV) Earnings Are Growing But Is There More To The Story?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of Vivendi SA (EPA:VIV)
Is Vivendi undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VIV (€26.11) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€12.84)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VIV is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VIV is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the FR Entertainment industry average (38.3x).
PE vs Market: VIV is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.9x) compared to the French market (22.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VIV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VIV is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the FR Entertainment industry average (2.1x).
How is Vivendi forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VIV's forecast earnings growth (8.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: VIV's earnings (8.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the French market (24.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: VIV's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: VIV's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the French market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VIV's revenue (4.1% 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 (10.2%).
How has Vivendi performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VIV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VIV's current net profit margins (11.3%) are higher than last year (3.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VIV's earnings have grown by 14.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VIV's earnings growth over the past year (273%) exceeds its 5-year average (14.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: VIV earnings growth over the past year (273%) exceeded the Entertainment industry 19.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VIV's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.
How is Vivendi's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VIV's short term assets (€9.0B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€12.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: VIV's short term assets (€9.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (€7.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VIV's debt to equity ratio (33.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: VIV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.9% to 33.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VIV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.1%).
Interest Coverage: VIV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (24.6x coverage).
What is Vivendi current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VIV's dividend (2.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.38%).
High Dividend: VIV's dividend (2.3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.46%).
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.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.8%), VIV's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: VIV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (50% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Arnaud de Puyfontaine (56 yo)
Mr. Arnaud Roy de Puyfontaine, E.S.C.P., M.B.A., has been Chairman of Management Board at Vivendi SA since June 24, 2014 and has been a Member of Management Board since June 26, 2013 and serves as its Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Arnaud's total compensation ($USD4.18M) is about average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD4.06M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Arnaud's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of Management Board & CEO||6.58yrs||€3.46m||no data|
|Member of Management Board & CFO||7yrs||€2.20m||no data|
|Member of the Management Board||5.17yrs||€2.27m||no data|
|Member of Management Board & Senior EVP of Communications||5.17yrs||€2.03m||no data|
|Member of Management Board & COO||5.17yrs||€3.13m||no data|
|Member of the Management Board & Senior VP||3.33yrs||€1.16m||no data|
|Member of the Management Board & Senior VP||3.33yrs||€773.43k||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Group Human Resources||8.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Audit & Special Projects||16.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Management & Business Plan Control||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VIV's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board||6.58yrs||€97.50k||0.0012% |
|Honorary Chairman||6.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Honorary Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board||no data||€30.00k||no data|
|Censor & Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board||1.75yrs||€37.50k||0.00051% |
|Member of Supervisory Board||5.75yrs||€60.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||10.75yrs||€82.50k||0.00066% |
|Chairman of Supervisory Board||2.75yrs||€60.00k||0.0029% |
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||6.58yrs||€100.00k||0.000080% |
|Member of Supervisory Board||6.25yrs||€120.00k||no data|
|Independent Member of Supervisory Board||5.33yrs||€135.00k||0.000080% |
|Member of the Supervisory Board||3.75yrs||€80.00k||0.00014% |
|Member of the Supervisory Board||3.92yrs||€80.00k||0.00031% |
Experienced Board: VIV's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vivendi SA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vivendi SA
- Ticker: VIV
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1853
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: €30.907b
- Shares outstanding: 1.18b
- Website: https://www.vivendi.com
Number of Employees
- Vivendi SA
- 42 avenue de Friedland
- Cedex 08
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VIV||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Common Shares||FR||EUR||Dec 2000|
|VVU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2000|
|VIV||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Dec 2000|
|0IIF||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Dec 2000|
|VIVE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 2000|
|VIV||BIT (Borsa Italiana)||Yes||Common Shares||IT||EUR||Dec 2000|
|VVU||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2000|
|VIVP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Shares||GB||EUR||Dec 2000|
|VIV||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||AT||EUR||Dec 2000|
|VIVEN N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Dec 2000|
|VIVH.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPONSORD ADR||US||USD||Jan 2011|
|VVUD||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||UNSPONSORD ADR||DE||EUR||Jan 2011|
Vivendi SA operates as a content media and communication company in France, rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia/Oceania, and Africa. It operates through Universal Music Group, Canal+ Group, Havas Group, Edi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/16 18:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/15 00:00|
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