Vivendi Profits Rise on Telecom, TV, and Video Games

February 2008
Red Herring;2/29/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial performance of Vivendi in 2007. The French telecoms and media group reported adjusted net earnings of 2.83 billion euros. The group proposed a dividend of 1.3 euros a share, which represents 53.5 percent of adjusted net income and an 8.3 percent increase on the 2006 payout. Vivendi said it expected profitability in 2008 to improve as it did in 2007.


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