Universal Music Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1934

Founded
  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 9,505

Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • UMG

Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 81

  • Share Price
  • $21.98

  • (As of Friday Closing)

Universal Music Group General Information

Description

Universal Music Group is the largest of the three major global record labels with Sony Music in second and Warner Music in third. Universal's larger segment, recorded music, consists of iconic labels like Interscope, Capitol Music, Decca, EMI, and Motown and popular artists such as Ariana Grande, J Balvin, Taylor Swift, and Luke Bryan. Universal Music Publishing Group owns and administers almost four million compositions and is the second-largest music publisher behind Sony. Universal Music was spun out of Vivendi in September 2021 with 60% distributed to Vivendi shareholders, 20% to Tencent, 10% to Pershing Square Capital, and 10% remaining at Vivendi.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Stock Exchange
AMS
Primary Office
  • South-Gravelandseweg 80
  • 1217 EW Hilversum
  • Netherlands

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Universal Music Group Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$21.98 $22.22 $18.72 - $32.01 $39.8B 1.81B 1.68M $0.42

Universal Music Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Jun-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019
EV 39,078,083 54,020,721
Revenue 10,593,588 10,054,268 8,471,833 8,014,105
EBITDA 1,748,620 2,343,661 1,550,431
Net Income 760,144 1,047,517 1,557,121 1,088,100
Total Assets 13,659,107 13,693,078 14,193,818 9,891,119
Total Debt 4,481,307 3,505,355 4,346,703 684,425
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

Universal Music Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Universal Music Group Comparisons

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Universal Music Group Competitors (9)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Spinnin' Records Corporate Backed or Acquired Hilversum, Netherlands 000000&0
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Universal Music Group Patents

Universal Music Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20100312810-A1 Secure identification of music files Abandoned 09-Jun-2009 000000000 00
US-20100299151-A1 Advanced encoding of music files Granted 22-May-2009 0000000000 0
US-8457977-B2 Advanced encoding of music files Active 22-May-2009 0000000000
US-20130294606-A1 Advanced encoding of music files Granted 22-May-2009 0000000000
US-9230552-B2 Advanced encoding of music files Active 22-May-2009 G10L19/008
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Universal Music Group Executive Team (34)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Dickon Stainer President & Chief Executive Officer, Global Classics
Lucian Grainge Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Boyd Muir Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Executive Vice President
Will Tanous Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
Dan Morales Chief Information Officer
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Universal Music Group Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
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Universal Music Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Universal Music Group Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Universal Music Group Investments & Acquisitions (81)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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00000 00000 ( 30-Jun-2022 000000000 Other Media
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000000000 10-Feb-2021 000000000 Entertainment Software 0000 0000
Joint Venture (Source Music / Universal Music Group) 01-Jan-2021 Joint Venture Movies, Music and Entertainment
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Universal Music Group Subsidiaries (8)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Fame House Media and Information Services (B2B) New York, NY 2011
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00000000 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Bucharest, Romania 0000
00000 0000 0000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 0000
00000000 0000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment New York, NY 0000
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Universal Music Group Exits (29)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 0000 14-Aug-2017 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 11 buyers
00000000 04-May-2016 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 10 buyers
0000 000 07-Jul-2015 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 11 buyers
00000 23-Jun-2015 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Streamlabs 09-Apr-2015 Early Stage VC 000.00 Completed
  • 13 buyers
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