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 DisneyStore.com. The Interactive segment creates and delivers entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Burbank, US
Founded
1923
Size (employees)
195,000 (est)
The Walt Disney Company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, US

Key People 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 167 other locations
Burbank, US (HQ)
500 S. Buena Vista St.
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The Walt Disney Company Data and Metrics

The Walt Disney Company Financial Metrics

The Walt Disney Company's revenue was reported to be $13.3 b in Q2, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

13.3 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

19.2 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

144%

Net income (Q2, 2017)

2.5 b

Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

159.6 b

Cash (01-Apr-2017)

3.8 b
The Walt Disney Company's current market capitalization is $159.6 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

45 b48.8 b52.5 b55.6 b

Revenue growth, %

8%7%6%

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, %

55%56%56%56%

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

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

(6.1 b)(5.5 b)(5.5 b)(7.1 b)(5.6 b)(5.9 b)(5.8 b)

Gross profit

19.5 b18 b18.6 b22.3 b18.5 b20.2 b19.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %

146%144%142%146%143%142%144%

Pre tax profit

3.4 b3.7 b3.3 b4 b4.4 b3.4 b4.2 b3.8 b

Net Income

2.2 b2.4 b2.2 b2.6 b2.9 b2.3 b2.7 b2.5 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

3.9 b3.4 b4.3 b4.6 b

Inventories

1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.4 b

Current Assets

14.1 b15.2 b16.8 b17 b

Goodwill

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
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017

Cash

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Goodwill

27.9 b27.8 b27.9 b27.8 b27.8 b27.8 b27.8 b27.8 b

Total Assets

83.7 b87 b85.7 b87.4 b90.1 b90.3 b90.9 b91.8 b

Current Liabilities

13.4 b16.8 b13.4 b14.8 b18.8 b17.1 b18.1 b17.4 b

Retained Earnings

52.2 b54 b56.1 b57.4 b60.7 b62.9 b64.3 b69.7 b

Total Equity

48.6 b47.8 b49.7 b50.5 b48.2 b48 b48.1 b47.3 b

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.8 x1.7 x1.7 x1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x
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

Inventories

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
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q2, 2017

Net Income

2.4 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)

Inventories

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

Income Taxes Paid

(1.3 b)(1.1 b)(1.1 b)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.9 x

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

Hotels

181818

Rooms

23 k23 k23 k

Languages

343434

Countries

164163163

Channels

100100100

    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

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