VIVHY - Vivendi SA

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Open22.50
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Day's Range22.24 - 22.80
52 Week Range18.85 - 29.97
Volume211,953
Avg. Volume203,474
Market Cap25.683B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.72
PE Ratio (TTM)20.55
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Forward Dividend & Yield0.56 (2.59%)
Ex-Dividend DateApr 15, 2019
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