Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Vivendi SA (VIVHY) to Sell
Vivendi SA (OTCMKTS:VIVHY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and 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. “
A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on VIVHY. UBS Group AG raised Vivendi SA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. raised Vivendi SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised Vivendi SA to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Barclays PLC raised Vivendi SA from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $28.00.
Vivendi SA (OTCMKTS:VIVHY) opened at $27.19 on Wednesday. Vivendi SA has a 1-year low of $17.12 and a 1-year high of $27.26. The firm has a market capitalization of $35,098.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.37, a PEG ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 0.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a current ratio of 1.24 and a quick ratio of 1.22.
About Vivendi SA
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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