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 the United Kingdom
sales of £3.06 billion [US$3.97 billion]
of which 70%
was Broadcasting & Oline),
Prosiebensat 1 Media SE
(3.80 billion Euro [US$4.26 billion]
of which 58%
was Free TV German Speaking), and
based in Italy
(3.67 billion Euro [US$4.12 billion]
of which 71%
was Intergrated Television Operations - Ital).
RTL Group reported sales of 6.24 billion Euro (US$7.00 billion)
December of 2016.
increase of 3.4%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 6.03 billion Euro.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, RTL Group had sales
of 5.77 billion Euro.
Sales of Other Operations saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
21.3% in 2016, from
478.00 million Euro to 580.00 million Euro.
Not all segments of RTL Group experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of French Radio fell 2.4% to 164.00 million Euro.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
RTL Group also experienced decreases in sales in
Fremantle Media (down 1.6% to 1.50 billion Euro)