VIVENDI SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:VIVHY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

VIVENDI SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:VIVHY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Saturday, 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. “

VIVHY has been the topic of a number of other reports. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of VIVENDI SA/ADR in a research note on Wednesday, July 15th. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on VIVENDI SA/ADR in a research note on Wednesday, July 8th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, Kepler Capital Markets upgraded VIVENDI SA/ADR to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $32.00.

VIVENDI SA/ADR stock opened at $28.12 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $33.34 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.80, a PEG ratio of 5.71 and a beta of 0.68. VIVENDI SA/ADR has a 12 month low of $18.85 and a 12 month high of $29.42. The company has a current ratio of 0.78, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $28.18 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $24.70.


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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