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Last €4.39 EUR
Change Today -0.182 / -3.98%
Volume 12.7M
MS On Other Exchanges
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OTC US
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BrsaItaliana
As of 11:30 AM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

mediaset spa (MS) Snapshot

Open
€4.58
Previous Close
€4.57
Day High
€4.59
Day Low
€4.39
52 Week High
04/14/15 - €4.89
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - €2.42
Market Cap
5.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
8.5M
EPS TTM
€0.03
Shares Outstanding
1.2B
EX-Date
05/18/15
P/E TM
136.9x
Dividend
€0.02
Dividend Yield
0.46%
Current Stock Chart for MEDIASET SPA (MS)

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mediaset spa (MS) Details

Mediaset S.p.A. engages in the commercial television broadcasting business in Italy and Spain. It operates through Integrated Television Operations and EI Towers segments. The company provides its commercial television broadcasting services with three Italian general interest networks; and operates a portfolio of thematic free-to-air and pays TV channels with a range of content focusing on football, cinema, TV series, documentaries, and children’s television channels. It also engages in network infrastructure management; and the provision of electronic communications services for television and radio broadcasting, and mobile transmissions. In addition, the company is involved in producing and distributing Italian and foreign films in Italy; cinema releases; the sale of television rights in various forms; and Web publishing, teleshopping, publishing, licensing, merchandising, and foreign advertising activities. Further, it provides transmission and auxiliary services, including assistance, maintenance, logistics, and engineering for radio and television broadcasters and mobile telecommunications providers. Mediaset S.p.A. is based in Milan, Italy.

5,672 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/13/15

mediaset spa (MS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Chairman, Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: €709.8K
Chairman, President and Member of Executive C...
Total Annual Compensation: €2.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: €1.0M
Director of Institutional, Legal Affairs & St...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

mediaset spa (MS) Key Developments

Mediaset Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter of 2015

Mediaset announced consolidated earnings results for the first quarter of 2015. Consolidated net revenues amounted to €828.8 million, compared with the €820.8 million in the first quarter of 2014. In particular, revenues in Italy came to €608.5 million, compared with €620.9 million in the same period of last year. While in Spain, revenues totalled €220.7 million, compared with €200.4 million in the first quarter of 2014. In both cases the determining factor was the trend on advertising sales. In Spain, where the economic recovery continues, gross TV advertising revenues rose to €216.5 million, compared with €194.6 million in the same period of last year. In Italy, meanwhile, where also 2015 began with a further fall in advertising investments, Mediaset's gross TV advertising revenues amounted to €484.6 million, a fall of 1.6% on the first three months of 2014 of €492.4 million. However, the trend in advertising sales progressively improved over the course of the first three months, with a slight increase in March compared with the same month in 2014. The Group's EBIT amounted to €45.9 million, compared with €29.6 million in the same period of the previous year. In Italy, EBIT amounted to €3.8 million, compared with €7.0 million in the first quarter of 2014. And in Spain, EBIT came to €42.1 million, compared with €22.6 million in the same period of last year. Consolidated net profit came to €0.7 million, up from the loss of €12.5 million in the same period of 2014. There was a reduction in the Group's net debt from €861.3 million at 31 December 2014 to €623.6 million at 31 March 2015. This further improvement was the result of free cash flow in the period of €161.1 million which should be added to the €100 million deriving from the sale of an 11.1% stake in Mediaset Premium to Telefonica, finalised in January. EBITDA was €306.7 million against €322.8 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was €37.6 million against €2.5 million a year ago. Net profit from operations was €26.4 million against loss of €1.9 million a year ago.

Mediaset Signs Multi-Year Agreements with Warner Bros and NBC Universal

Mediaset has signed multi-year agreements with Warner Bros and NBC Universal to broadcast the latest productions of the Hollywood studios on an exclusive basis in Italy. Under the terms of the agreements, Mediaset will be able to offer exclusive broadcasts and VoD streams via its pay-TV channel Mediaset Premium as well as its free to air TV networks. The deal with Warner Bros runs until 2020 and the agreement reached with NBC Universal expires in 2018. Included in the deals are films such as American Sniper, Interstellar and Fast and Furious 7, as well as hit series such as The Big Bang Theory, Orange is the new Black and The Following.

Mediaset Announces Management Changes

Mediaset appointed Pier Silvio Berlusconi as chief executive of the company. Pier Silvio Berlusconi will replace Giuliano Adreani. Berlusconi was also confirmed as the group's deputy chairman, a position he has held since 2000. Pier Silvio Berlusconi is also a director of Fininvest.

 

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