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 £3.13 billion [US$4.23 billion]
of which 66%
was Broadcast & Online),
Prosiebensat 1 Media SE
(4.08 billion Euro [US$4.81 billion]
of which 55%
was Free TV German Speaking), and
based in Italy
(3.63 billion Euro [US$4.29 billion]
of which 70%
was Intergrated Television Operations - Ital).
RTL Group reported sales of 6.37 billion Euro (US$7.52 billion)
December of 2017.
increase of 2.2%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 6.24 billion Euro.
This was the third consecutive year of growth at RTL Group.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, RTL Group had sales
of 6.00 billion Euro.
Sales of Other Operations saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
10.6% in 2017, from
540.00 million Euro to 597.00 million Euro.
RTL Group also saw significant increases in sales in
Media Group Rtl Germany (up 4.7% to 2.32 billion Euro)
Groupe Msix (up 3.8% to 1.49 billion Euro)
Not all segments of RTL Group experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Rtl Belgium fell 5.0% to 190.00 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 3.6% to 1.30 billion Euro)
Rtl Nederland (down 4.0% to 475.00 million Euro)