VIVENDI SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:VIVHY) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

VIVENDI SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:VIVHY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, reports.

According to Zacks, “Vivendi SA is a France-based media and telecommunications company. The Company’s media business is comprised of Universal Music Group (UMG), Vivendi Games and the Canal+ Group. Its telecommunications business is comprised of SFR and Maroc Telecom. Universal Music Group (UMG) specializes in the publishing and distribution of music content. Vivendi Games develops, publishes and distributes multiplatform interactive entertainment. Canal+ Group is notably engaged in the production and distribution of pay-television in France. SFR is a mobile telecommunications operator and is also engaged in the fixed-line telecommunications market. Maroc Telecom is a telecommunications operator (mobile, fixed and Internet) in Morocco. The Company also holds stake in NBC Universal, which specializes in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. Vivendi SA is headquartered in Paris, France. “

OTCMKTS:VIVHY traded down $0.09 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $27.76. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 272,297 shares, compared to its average volume of 81,032. VIVENDI SA/ADR has a fifty-two week low of $23.27 and a fifty-two week high of $29.97. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $27.87. The company has a market capitalization of $35.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a current ratio of 1.11.


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, Gameloft, Vivendi Village, and New Initiatives segments. The Universal Music Group segment engages in the sale of digital and physical recorded music; and exploitation of music publishing rights, as well as provision of artist and merchandising services.

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