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Universal Music Group NV (UMG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 38 Pages
  • June 2024
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5977659
Universal Music Group NV (UMG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by the analyst to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Universal Music Group NV (UMG), a subsidiary of Vivendi SA, is a music publishing company that provides recorded music. The company owns and operates a wide range of businesses including recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content. Its physical recorded music products, include CDs, vinyl records, cassette tapes, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs, among others. UMG’s music labels include Capitol Music Group, Interscope Geffen A&M, Republic Records, Island Records, Motown Records, Def Jam Recordings, Universal Music Group Nashville, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, EMI Records and Polydor. It also maintains several online access points for artists, songwriters and publishers. The company markets its products through retailers and wholesalers both in-store and online. It has business presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East and Africa. UMG is headquartered in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, the Netherlands.

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Universal Music Group NV - Key Facts
  • Universal Music Group NV - Key Employees
  • Universal Music Group NV - Key Employee Biographies
  • Universal Music Group NV - Major Products and Services
  • Universal Music Group NV - History
  • Universal Music Group NV - Company Statement
  • Universal Music Group NV - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Universal Music Group NV - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Merchandising & Other
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Music Publishing
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Recorded Music
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Geographical Segment: France
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Germany
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Japan
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Rest of the World
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: UK
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: USA
  • Performance
  • Universal Music Group NV - Corporate Strategy
  • Universal Music Group NV - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Universal Music Group NV - Strengths
  • Universal Music Group NV - Weaknesses
  • Universal Music Group NV - Opportunities
  • Universal Music Group NV - Threats
  • Universal Music Group NV - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Performance Chart
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Analyst
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer
List of Tables
  • Universal Music Group NV, Key Facts
  • Universal Music Group NV, Key Employees
  • Universal Music Group NV, Key Employee Biographies
  • Universal Music Group NV, Major Products and Services
  • Universal Music Group NV, History
  • Universal Music Group NV, Subsidiaries
  • Universal Music Group NV, Key Competitors
  • Universal Music Group NV, Ratios based on current share price
  • Universal Music Group NV, Annual Ratios
  • Universal Music Group NV, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Universal Music Group NV, Performance Chart (2019 - 2023)
  • Universal Music Group NV, Ratio Charts

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