Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Vivendi SA (OTCMKTS:VIVHY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday.

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. “

Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on VIVHY. UBS AG upgraded shares of Vivendi SA from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. upgraded shares of Vivendi SA from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Vivendi SA from an underweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a neutral rating on shares of Vivendi SA in a research report on Friday, September 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $28.00.

Vivendi SA (VIVHY) opened at $26.63 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. Vivendi SA has a 1 year low of $17.12 and a 1 year high of $26.75. The firm has a market cap of $33,070.00, a P/E ratio of 39.73, a P/E/G ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 0.58.

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Vivendi SA Company Profile

Vivendi SA is a France-based company engaged in media and content businesses. It operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content. It operates through several segments. Its Universal Music Group segment is engaged in the sale of recorded music, exploitation of music publishing rights, as well as artist services and merchandising.

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