The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The Company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive. The Media Networks segment operates broadcast and cable television networks, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations, and is involved in the television production and television distribution operations. The Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that includes theme parks, hotels, vacation club properties, a retail, dining, and entertainment complex, a sports complex, conference centers; campgrounds, golf courses, water parks, and other recreational facilities. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. The Consumer Products segment licenses trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties to retailers, show promoters and publishers; publishes entertainment and educational books, magazines, comic books, and operates English language learning centers. The Interactive segment creates and delivers entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms.

Burbank, US
Size (employees)
199,000 (est)+3%
The Walt Disney Company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, US
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Key People/Management at The Walt Disney Company

Robert Iger

Robert Iger

Chairman & CEO
Ronald Iden

Ronald Iden

Senior Vice President, Global Security
Brent Woodford

Brent Woodford

Executive Vice President, Controllership, Financial Planning and Tax
James Pitaro

James Pitaro

Chairman, Disney Consumer Products And Interactive Media
Jayne Parker

Jayne Parker

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Zenia Mucha

Zenia Mucha

Executive Vice President And Chief Communications Officer
Kevin Mayer

Kevin Mayer

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Christine McCarthy

Christine McCarthy

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Alan Braverman

Alan Braverman

Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

The Walt Disney Company Office Locations

The Walt Disney Company has an office in Hong Kong, Thousand Oaks, Milton Keynes, Toronto and in 169 other locations
Burbank, US (HQ)
500 S. Buena Vista St.
Ames, US
2900 University Blvd
Seattle, US
925 4th Avenue
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The Walt Disney Company Financials and Metrics

The Walt Disney Company Financials

The Walt Disney Company's revenue was reported to be $55.14 b in FY, 2017 which is a 0.9% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

15.4 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

6.6 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

4.5 b

Market capitalization (2-Mar-2018)

153.9 b

Cash (3-Mar-2018)

4.7 b


175.3 b
The Walt Disney Company's current market capitalization is $153.9 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


48.8 b52.5 b55.6 b55.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

26.4 b28.4 b30 b30.3 b

Gross profit

22.4 b24.1 b25.6 b24.8 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


13.4 b12.5 b13.1 b15.2 b13 b14.3 b14.8 b13.3 b14.2 b15.4 b

Cost of goods sold

7.7 b6.7 b6.7 b8.6 b6.9 b7.2 b8.4 b7 b7.7 b8.7 b

Gross profit

5.7 b5.8 b6.4 b6.6 b6.1 b7.1 b6.4 b6.4 b6.5 b6.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


3.4 b4.3 b4.6 b4 b

Accounts Receivable

7.8 b8 b9.1 b8.6 b


1.6 b1.6 b1.4 b1.4 b

Current Assets

15.2 b16.8 b17 b15.9 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


5.1 b3.7 b4.5 b4.3 b5 b5.2 b3.7 b3.8 b4.3 b4.7 b

Accounts Receivable

8.6 b8.2 b8 b10.3 b8.9 b9 b9.9 b9.3 b9.6 b9.9 b


1.5 b1.4 b1.5 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Current Assets

17.2 b15.6 b16.5 b17.8 b17 b17.6 b16.7 b16.3 b17.2 b17.3 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

8 b8.9 b9.8 b9.4 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3 b2.4 b2.5 b2.8 b


(81 m)1 m186 m(5 m)

Accounts Payable

536 m(49 m)40 m(368 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

2.2 b4.5 b7.1 b2.9 b5.2 b7.9 b2.5 b5 b7.5 b4.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

592 m1.2 b1.8 b607 m1.2 b1.8 b687 m1.4 b2.1 b742 m


92 m129 m48 m134 m218 m214 m102 m90 m93 m65 m

Accounts Payable

(1.3 b)(847 m)(507 m)(891 m)(746 m)(628 m)(2.8 b)(1.9 b)(781 m)(1.2 b)
USDY, 2017


78.4 x


0.6 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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The Walt Disney Company Operating Metrics

The Walt Disney Company's Rooms was reported to be 22 k in FY, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


100 100 100 100


164 163 163 162


18 18 18 18


34 34 34 34
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The Walt Disney Company Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Disney/ABC International Television
Hong Kong Disneyland Management
Marvel Studios
Walt Disney Pictures Productions
WD Holdings (Shanghai)
Wedco One (Luxembourg)
International Family Entertainment
MVL International
Touchstone Television Productions
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Wedco Global Ventures
Lucasfilm Entertainment Company
Marvel Characters
Shanghai International Theme Park Company Limited
TWDC Investment Enterprise
UTV Software
MVL Film Finance
Shanghai International Theme Park Associated Facilities Limited
The Walt Disney Company
Wedco International Holdings
Magical Cruise Company
Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Travel Co., Inc.
Wedco Global Ventures Three LP
The Walt Disney Company (China) Limited
ABC Cable Networks
ABC Family Worldwide
American Broadcasting Companies
Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Buena Vista International
Buena Vista Pay Television
Buena Vista Television
Buena Vista Theatrical Group
Buena Vista Video On Demand
Cable LT Holdings
Disney Channels (Benelux)
Disney Enterprises
Disney Online
Disney Vacation Development
ESPN Enterprises
ESPN, Inc.
ESPN Productions
Euro Disney Investments S.A.S.
Euro Disney S.A.S.
Lucasfilm Ltd.
Marvel Entertainment
Walt Disney Travel Co
Twenty-First Century Fox December 14, 2017$52.40 b
BAMTech August 08, 2017$1.60 b
MakieLab (9)February 18, 2017
Maker Studios March 24, 2014$500 m
Lucasfilm October 30, 2012$4.10 b
UTV Software Communications February 01, 2012₹2 b
Babble November 14, 2011$40 m
Rocket Pack March 03, 2011
Playdom July 27, 2010$763.20 m
Tapulous July 01, 2010
Kaboose April 01, 2009
Kerpoof February 19, 2009
Jetix Europe N.V. December 07, 2008
FanLib August 31, 2008
Ideal Bite June 12, 2008$15 m
Club Penguin August 31, 2007
Hungama TV July 25, 2006
Pixar January 24, 2006$7.40 b
Living Mobile November 07, 2005
Minds Eye Productions June 08, 2005
Baby Einstein November 06, 2001
Fox Family Worldwide July 23, 2001$5.30 b
infoseek July 12, 1999
Jumbo Pictures January 31, 1996
ABC August 05, 1995
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