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
Jayne Parker

Jayne Parker

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
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 167 other locations
Burbank, US
Emeryville, US
Sunrise, US
Boise, US
Watford, GB
Norwich, GB
Sunderland, GB
Edinburgh, GB
Aberdeen, GB
Toledo, US
Denver, US
Glasgow, GB
Overland Park, US
Raleigh, US
Welwyn Garden City, GB
Xiamen, CN
Santa Rosa, US
Derby, GB
Ventura, US
San Juan, PR

The Walt Disney Company Metrics

The Walt Disney Company Summary

Market capitalization

$177.9 b

Closing share price

The Walt Disney Company's current market capitalization is $177.9 b.

The Walt Disney Company Financials

The Walt Disney Company's revenue is $55.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$45 b$48.8 b$52.5 b$55.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$20.1 b$21.4 b$23.2 b$24.7 b

Operating expense total

$35.6 b$37.3 b$39.2 b$41.3 b

Interest expense

$235 m$117 m$260 m

Interest income

$23 m

Income tax expense

$3 b$4.2 b$5 b$5.1 b

Pre tax profit

$9.6 b$12.2 b$13.9 b$14.9 b

Net Income

$6.6 b$8 b$8.9 b$9.8 b

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 Online Presence

The Walt Disney Company Company Life

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