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 was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, US

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
Alan Braverman

Alan Braverman

Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Christine McCarthy

Christine McCarthy

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
John Skipper

John Skipper

President, ESPN, and Co-chairman

The Walt Disney Company Office Locations

The Walt Disney Company has offices in Burbank, Schaumburg, Bloomington, Chester and in 168 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 $55.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

14.2 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

7.8 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

2.5 b

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

169.8 b

Cash (07-Jan-2017)

4.3 b
The Walt Disney Company's current market capitalization is $169.8 b.
USDFY, 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
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


12.3 b11.6 b12.5 b13.4 b12.5 b13.1 b15.2 b13 b14.3 b13.3 b14.2 b

Cost of goods sold

6.1 b5.5 b5.5 b7.1 b5.6 b5.9 b5.8 b6.5 b

Gross profit

7.3 b6.9 b7.6 b8.2 b7.4 b8.3 b7.5 b7.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 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
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


4.4 b4.1 b4.1 b5.1 b4.3 b5 b5.2 b3.8 b4.3 b


1.4 b1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.4 b1.5 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.3 b1.3 b

Current Assets

15.8 b15 b15.2 b17.2 b15.6 b16.5 b17.8 b17 b17.6 b16.3 b17.2 b


27.3 b27.4 b27.9 b27.8 b27.9 b27.8 b27.8 b27.8 b27.8 b27.8 b27.8 b
USDFY, 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)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017

Net Income

1.9 b2.1 b2.4 b2.2 b2.2 b2.6 b2.9 b2.3 b2.7 b2.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

(592 m)(584 m)(575 m)(607 m)(605 m)(626 m)(676 m)


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

Income Taxes Paid

(1 b)(1.1 b)(1.3 b)(1.1 b)(1.1 b)
USDY, 2017


73 k

Financial Leverage

2 x
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The Walt Disney Company Operating Metrics

The Walt Disney Company's Rooms was reported to be 23 k in FY, 2016
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016




23 k23 k23 k




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The Walt Disney Company Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Walt Disney Pictures
MVL Film Finance
Shanghai International Theme Park Associated Facilities Limited
The Walt Disney Company
Wedco International Holdings
Magical Cruise Company
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
Disney/ABC International Television
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
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
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 Revenue Breakdown

The Walt Disney Company's Web-traffic and Trends

The Walt Disney Company Online and Social Media Presence

The Walt Disney Company Company Life and Culture

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