RTL Group operates in the Television broadcasting stations sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares RTL Group with three other
radio and television broadcasters in Europe:
of UNITED KINGDOM
sales of £2.78 billion [US$3.93 billion]
of which 68%
was Broadcast & Online),
Prosiebensat 1 Media SE
(4.05 billion Euros [US$4.91 billion]
of which 56%
was Seven one Entertainment Group), and
Cyfrowy Polsat SA
based in POLAND
(11.96 billion Polish New Zlotys [US$3.24 billion]
of which 85%
was Services to Individual & business custom).
During the first
quarter of 2021, sales at RTL Group totalled
1.40 billion Euro.
This is a drop of 4.2%
from the 1.47 billion Euro in sales at the company during the first quarter in 2020.
There appears to be at least some degree of seasonality in the sales at RTL Group: during 7 of the previous 8
years, sales were highest during the fourth quarter.
The exception to this was during 2012, when the
second quarter was the best quarter, accounting for
38% of sales (during that same year, the
fourth quarter accounted for 26% of sales).
RTL Group reported sales of 6.02 billion Euro (US$7.29 billion)
December of 2020.
decrease of 9.5%
versus 2019, when the company's sales were 6.65 billion Euro.
The sales level in 2020 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2015, RTL Group had sales
of 6.03 billion Euro.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 15.4% decline
in Fremantle Media, from 1.59 billion Euro to 1.35 billion Euro.
There were also decreases in sales in
Media Group Rtl Germany (down 5.9% to 2.12 billion Euro)
Groupe Msix (down 12.6% to 1.26 billion Euro)
Rtl Nederland (down 4.8% to 473.00 million Euro)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Other Operations (up 20.0% to 811.00 million Euro)