Vivendi reports flat sales, lower profit in Q3

Friday 15 November 2013 | 08:59 CET | News
French media and telecom group Vivendi reported EUR 5.35 billion of revenue in the third quarter, compared to EUR 5.34 billion in the third quarter of 2012. Sales were driven by 18.5 percent growth to EUR 1.16 billion at Universal Music and a 6.8 percent increase to EUR 1.26 billion at Canal Plus, offset by lower sales at its other core operations, French operator SFR and Brazilian operator GVT. Group EBITA decreased 27.9 percent to EUR 587 million from EUR 814 million. Only Universal Music saw EBITA growth, of 36.6 percent to EUR 112 million, while EBITA at SFR declined by 37.8 percent to

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Categories: General
Companies: Canal Plus / GVT / SFR / Universal Music / Vivendi
Countries: France / World
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