The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, 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, and radio networks and stations; and is involved in the television production and television distribution operations. Its cable networks include ESPN, Disney Channels, and ABC Family, as well as UTV/Bindass and Hungama. This segment owns eight domestic television stations.

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. This segment also operates Disneyland Resort in California; Disney Resort& Spa in Hawaii; Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses the operations of Tokyo Disneyland Resort in Japan.

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. This segment is involved in the retail, online, and wholesale distribution of products through the Disney Store and The Interactive segment creates and delivers entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms.

Company Growth (employees)
Burbank, US
Size (employees)
195,000 (est)
The Walt Disney Company is headquartered in Burbank, US

Key People at The Walt Disney Company

Robert A. Iger

Robert A. Iger

Chairman & CEO
Ronald L. Iden

Ronald L. Iden

Senior Vice President, Security, The Walt Disney Company
Brent Woodford

Brent Woodford

Senior Vice President, Planning and Control, The Walt Disney Company
James Pitaro

James Pitaro

Co-President, Disney Interactive
Zenia Mucha

Zenia Mucha

Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, The Walt Disney Company
Kevin Mayer

Kevin Mayer

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Business Development and Technology Group
Christine M. McCarthy

Christine M. McCarthy

Executive VP
Alan Braverman

Alan Braverman

Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company Office Locations

The Walt Disney Company has offices in Burbank, Schaumburg, Bloomington, Chester and in 166 other locations
Burbank, US (HQ)
500 S. Buena Vista St.

The Walt Disney Company Data and Metrics

The Walt Disney Company Financial Metrics

The Walt Disney Company's revenue was reported to be $55.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

55.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

31 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

9.8 b

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2017)

163.1 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2017)


Cash (01-Oct-2016)

4.6 b


158.5 b
The Walt Disney Company's current market capitalization is $163.1 b.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


45 b48.8 b52.5 b55.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

20.1 b21.4 b23.2 b24.7 b

Gross profit

25 b27.5 b29.3 b31 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

35.6 b37.3 b39.2 b41.3 b

Interest expense

235 m117 m260 m

Interest income

23 m

Pre tax profit

9.6 b12.2 b13.9 b14.9 b

Income tax expense

3 b4.2 b5 b5.1 b

Net Income

6.6 b8 b8.9 b9.8 b
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.9 b3.4 b4.3 b4.6 b


1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.4 b

Current Assets

14.1 b15.2 b16.8 b17 b


27.3 b27.9 b27.8 b27.8 b

Total Assets

81.2 b84.2 b88.2 b92 b

Accounts Payable

4 m

Current Liabilities

11.7 b13.3 b16.3 b16.8 b

Retained Earnings

47.8 b53.7 b59 b66.1 b

Total Equity

48.2 b48.2 b48.7 b47.3 b

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.7 x1.8 x1.9 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

6.6 b8 b8.9 b9.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2 b2.3 b2.4 b2.5 b


51 m(81 m)1 m186 m

Accounts Payable

252 m(9 m)(229 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

9.5 b9.8 b10.9 b13.2 b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.4 b)(402 m)(850 m)

Interest Paid

316 m310 m314 m395 m

Income Taxes Paid

2.5 b3.5 b4.4 b4.1 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


12 x


300.7 k

Financial Leverage

1.9 x

The Walt Disney Company Operating Metrics

The Walt Disney Company's Theme Park Visitors was reported to be 140.4 m in FY, 2016, which is a 2% increase from the previous period
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Theme Park Visitors

137.9 m140.4 m

The Walt Disney Company Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
MakieLabFebruary 18, 2017
Maker StudiosMarch 24, 2014$500 m
BabbleNovember 14, 2011$40 m
PlaydomJuly 27, 2010$763.2 m
PixarJanuary 24, 2006$7.4 b

The Walt Disney Company Market Value History

The Walt Disney Company Job Categories

The Walt Disney Company Online and Social Media Presence

The Walt Disney Company Company Life and Culture

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